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time what you are looking for and, at times, you may ask for advice from an employee at the store to make a final decision. As a customer at a store, you are genuinely engaged in buying everyday items. Speaking directly with your healthcare provider is like having the medication manufacturer's representative right there with you. At your next medical exam, use your time with your physician wisely and follow his or her medical directions. Become active in your health care – it can really change the way you live the rest of your life. WGW

right there in their wallet. This can quickly be referred to if the patient is at the doctor, the pharmacy or in an urgent need-to-know situation. When you adopt these statements, they can be life-altering. While this is just the beginning of accepting responsibility for your health, it is a giant step forward for a person with a chronic condition. When you go to a store, you don't just buy whatever it is they are selling. You know ahead of

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Hermogenes Pagsisihan, M.D. (Dr. Pag) is part of a family with a history of providing medical care for others. His father was a surgeon, his mom was a nurse and his uncle was also a doctor. Dr. Pag grew up in Athens and spent much of his time in his dad's office in Madison, Ga. Dr. Pag graduated from the University of Georgia before attending medical school in the Philippines. After completing his medical residency he began working in Albany, Ga., at a Phoebe Putney Leesburg Health System medical clinic. In 2004, Dr. Pag joined Dr. Crews and Dr. Jellicorse at Primary Care Group of West Georgia, now known as Physician's Care Group of West Georgia in Carrollton, Ga.

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West Georgia Woman Magazine August 2018  

West Georgia's only women's lifestyle magazine, and the most read, popular and preferred magazine in West Georgia.

West Georgia Woman Magazine August 2018  

West Georgia's only women's lifestyle magazine, and the most read, popular and preferred magazine in West Georgia.