The Pulse

Mom is Packing


By: Lori B. Gaylor, MPAS, PA-C, DFAAPA Mom is packing. We have stalled her nearly a year, and about once a month she decides she is ready to go home. She is homesick. She is sad. She misses her yard and her flowers and her stove.  And she longs to take a tub bath, just one more… READ MORE

“Mom is Something Wrong with Grandma?”


By: Lori B. Gaylor, MPAS, PA-C, DFAAPA “Mom is something wrong with Grandma? “ Wow, out of the mouths of babes. In this case, however, my baby was almost 21 years old. I’ll never forget the afternoon my daughter called to ask me this question. She had just gotten off the phone with my mom who had… READ MORE

Staying Healthy During the Worst Flu Season in Years


By Catherine C. Grant, MSPAS, PA-C Flu season is here yet again and with one of the worst outbreaks Georgia has seen in years. How bad is it? Here’s a Google Map that estimates how bad the flu season is across the country based upon aggregated Google search data. Notice that Georgia is a red… READ MORE