I like to ask my diabetic patients an open-ended question during checkups or nail-care visits: "As a diabetic, what do you do to care for your feet?"
Two hours, 28 minutes and eight seconds. That's my official finish time in the Savannah Rock & Roll Half-Marathon on Nov. 3.
I love the holidays. They are often special times with family and friends. Family meals, although stressful and often expensive to put on, usually are special occasions with cherished holiday dishes.
Liberty Countians have a new friend at the pharmacy counter. It is a free Coast2CoastRx card that qualifies the carrier for discounts on medications at area pharmacies and other health services.
The nation's diabetes problem is getting worse, and the biggest jump over 15 years was in Oklahoma, according to a new federal report issued Thursday.
The Bone & Joint Institute of South Georgia - which aims to provide convenient, comprehensive orthopedic services - opened its new Hinesville office Oct. 30 at 475 S. Main St., Suite A, next to West Rehab.
Q: My 12-year-old grandson has become obsessed with things he wants, including a cellphone (the most expensive, mind you) an iPad and expensive designer jeans.
Members of Liberty County High School's Family, Career and Community Leaders of America recently had their second annual Pink Panther Day for Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
Bring meaning to this year's holiday season by attending Hospice Savannah's 21st annual Tree of Light candle-lighting and memorial gathering.
ATLANTA (AP) - A day after Barack Obama's re-election, Gov. Nathan Deal suggested that he will not implement a Georgia health insurance exchange as part of the 2010 federal health care overhaul that ranks as the president signature legislative achievement.
MACON - Education officials say Mercer University's local nursing program, which begins next fall, is part of a surge of nursing programs in central Georgia.
Inhale. Step. Step. Exhale. Step. Step. You can do this. You've got it.
The Liberty County Recreational Department offers an aerobics class from 6-7 p.m. Tuesdays at Button Gwinnett Elementary School's gymnasium. It's taught by Cynthia "Rocky" Bell, who has been leading the class for a year and a half and plans to continue as long as she can. Bell said she loves helping people but is not a "health fanatic."
Many people make the mistake of believing that health can be found in the form of a pill. There are seemingly limitless selections of vitamin and mineral supplements available on store shelves these days. A trip to the drug store vitamin aisle can leave shoppers longing for assistance with selecting a simple painkiller. With such a wide selection, it is hard to know which supplements are best and which leave something to be desired.
Button Gwinnett Elementary School has a new set of faces going through the lunch line every year. But one face has been behind the lunch counter for 36 years.
Once considered "nature's perfect food," milk is falling out of favor with consumers — unless it's made from almonds or cashews.
From a teenager posing as a physician to a chiropractor practicing "pastoral medicine," some people sound like doctors, but they're not. A report on ...
Keeping the Sabbath isn't optional, at least not in God's book. But observing the day of rest prescribed in the 10 Commandments can ...
New research shows why we feel groggy while traveling even if we're in the same time zone. It's because our brains refuse to ...
Struggling to forget “those things which are behind” is perhaps one of the most tragic things that unites the human race.
If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is.
Mirna Valerio, a Georgia teacher and coach, is 5 feet 7 inches tall and weighs — to the best of her knowledge — between 245-250 pounds.
Suicide is on the rise in America, and two groups in particular show a significant spike: middle-aged whites and adolescent girls.
Twin brothers Mark and Mike Patey, both dyslexic, both diagnosed with ADHD and both inclined to get into trouble at school, were determined to prove ...
Do you wish the old wives’ tale of eating for two while pregnant was actually true? Why is it that you feel famished so often ...
It looks beautiful even in winter, repels insects and never needs mowing, but artificial turf used on sports fields is beginning to raise questions about ...
To be healthier, you can exercise vigorously for an hour five times a week, banish sugar from the pantry and consume alarming quantities of kale ...
Sitting in a reclined adirondack chair, facing west, I found myself taking deeper-than-normal breaths, breathing in the salty, humid air. My skin was warm from ...