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Auxiliary Welcomes Holidays with "Lights for Life"

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This week, the Upson Regional Auxiliary kicks off the holiday season with “Lights for Life.” “Lights for Life” is a special way to recognize the special people in your life. The Christmas tree in the hospital’s main lobby will soon fill with handmade ornaments placed in honor or memory of l...


Upson Recognizes Employees for Years of Service

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Upson Regional Medical Center recognized last week more than 90 employees for milestones in service, ranging from five to 45 years. CEO David Castleberry said Upson is fortunate to have such dedicated and loyal employees. “The people we recognize this year for milestones in service are truly the...


Upson Recognized for Top Quality

Upson Regional Medical Center has been named to the Georgia Hospital Association’s (GHA) Hospital Engagement Network Safety Leaders Circle, which recognizes hospitals’ improvements in patient care for the second quarter of 2013. Upson is one of only 31 of 116 hospitals in Georgia to place in the ...

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Are Your Aching Legs Telling You Something?

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When you are over 50, it’s easy to dismiss a pain in your leg as just another sign of aging. But that pain could be a warning of a serious blockage in the arteries called peripheral vascular disease (PVD). “PVD is very common,” says Robert Solyomvari, MD, general surgeon. Although PVD can take...

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Volunteer Gift Shop Turns 35

The Upson Regional Medical Center Auxiliary will celebrate its gift shop’s 35th Birthday Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013. Though the Auxiliary was founded in 1950, the gift shop was not opened until a bit later. Originally proposed by Ann Ruff in the early 1970s, the Gift Shop came to fruition in 1978 u...

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