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Doctors Condemn Fast Food at Navicent Medical Center

MACON, Ga.—Five hard-hitting bus shelter advertisements near the Medical Center, Navicent Health, urge the health facility to go #FastFoodFree. There is currently a McDonald’s restaurant in Navicent’s professional building at 770 Pine Street. According to documents obtained by the Physicians Committee—a nonprofit of 12,000 doctors—the medical center may soon have an opportunity to change its food environment. On June 11, 2019, the medical center’s contract with McDonald’s expires.

American College of Cardiology Urges Hospitals to Add Plant-Based Meals, Eliminate Processed Meats

The Physicians Committee—a nonprofit with 12,000 doctor members—applauds the American College of Cardiology (ACC) for releasing new recommendations that urge hospitals to improve patient menus by adding healthy plant-based options and removing processed meats, which are linked to 60,000 cardiovascular deaths a year.

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