Archbold Expands Cardiology Services in Cairo and Bainbridge

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in Georgia, accounting for one-third of all deaths in the state. And because South Georgia counties rank among those in Georgia with the highest heart disease-related mortality, it’s clear that local access to advanced diagnostic cardiovascular services is critical for the patients in our region. Archbold Memorial Hospital recently increased the scope of cardiovascular services available at the Archbold-Bainbridge Specialty Clinic and...



Archbold Hosts Health Talk on Coronary Artery Disease

Archbold Hosts Health Talk on Coronary Artery Disease Wednesday, February 11, 2015 Coronary artery disease, also known as coronary heart disease (or CHD), is defined by the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute as a disease in which plaque builds up in coronary arteries.  Plaque can build up over many years causing the arteries to narrow, which can limit blood flow to the heart and, in many cases, may result in heart attack. “CHD is the most common type of heart disease,”...



Archbold Welcomes New Interventional Cardiologist

Archbold Welcomes New Interventional Cardiologist Thursday, September 4, 2014 Archbold Memorial Hospital is pleased to welcome interventional cardiologist Christopher L. Daniels, M.D., to the hospital’s medical staff. Dr. Daniels received his bachelor of science degree from the University of Alabama at Birmingham in Birmingham, Alabama, and his medical degree from Meharry Medical College in Nashville, Tennessee.  Dr. Daniels completed a residency in internal medicine at Virginia...



Archbold Hosts Free Cancer, Heart, Vascular and Diabetes Screenings

Archbold Hosts Free Cancer, Heart, Vascular and Diabetes Screenings Wednesday, May 29, 2013 Heart disease results in more deaths in Georgia and nationally than any other disease every year. And according to the Centers for Disease Control, South Georgia has more deaths from heart disease and stroke than both the state and national averages. Additionally, cancer is the second leading cause of death among all diseases nationally and in Georgia, and as with heart disease, South Georgia...



Clinical Trials at Archbold

Clinical Trials at Archbold Thursday, May 30, 2013 If you’re like most people, the words “clinical trials” provoke thoughts of a laboratory filled with beakers, stirring rods and microscope slides at a large medical research facility or a teaching hospital in a big city.  The reality is clinical trials take place every day—in South Georgia—at Archbold’s Loudermilk Heart and Vascular Center and Lewis Hall Singletary Oncology Center. And it’s Archbold physicians that...



Archbold-Bainbridge Specialty Clinic Offers Free Heart and Vascular Screenings

Archbold-Bainbridge Specialty Clinic Offers Free Heart and Vascular Screenings Saturday, February 23, 2013 Heart disease, also called cardiovascular disease, is the number one killer of Americans. It’s estimated that 70 million Americans suffer from heart disease, but unfortunately, many are not aware of their risk and the simple steps to prevent heart disease and improve cardiovascular health.  Recognizing and managing your risk factors is the secret to preventing heart disease....



Archbold Hosts Health Talk on Heart Health

Archbold Hosts Health Talk on Heart Health Sunday, February 17, 2013 February is National Heart Health Month, and it’s a great time to refocus efforts on keeping your heart healthy. And the good news is a few simple changes can have a big impact. A recent study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association found that people who have a healthy heart in middle age may have a life expectancy that’s up to 14 years longer than people who have at least two risk...