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New immunization rules take effect July 1

Vaccine requirements have been expanded for children in Georgia. The Coastal Health District is working to educate parents, schools and daycares about the new requirements, which go into effect July 1.

April 26, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Living well


Diversity Health clinic's funding ailing

Just months in existence, funding has already become an issue for the Diversity Health Center.

April 21, 2007 | By Andrea Washington | Living well


Stigma of depression after giving birth keeps some from seeking help

Although the birth of a new child is expected to trigger happiness and excitement, the experience leads some mothers to grief and despair.

April 19, 2007 | By Andrea Washington Staff writer | Living well


Area advocates for elderly honored for work against abuse

The Coastal Georgia Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program was recognized at a recent statewide conference for its performance and initiatives to enhance the prosecution of elder abuse cases.

April 12, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Living well


How to treat dry eyes

Depending on the cause of dry eyes, the condition may not be cured, but the associated tearing, scratchiness and burning can be managed.

April 05, 2007 | By Drs. Stephanie Rowe and Joseph Pittman Columnists | Living well


Month for 'fad-free' eating

During National Nutrition Month, consumers are encouraged to go 100 percent fad-free and achieve lifelong success through proven, science-based approaches to healthy eating.

April 05, 2007 | By Linda Ratcliffe Columnist | Living well


Woman starts medical billing school

Deborah Sales has opened JTPL Medical Coding and Billing Center on South Main Street. The 30-year medical professional recently ventured into the business and instruction of medical coding and billing "to be a part of the change in Hinesville healthcare" and the city's continuing expansion.

April 05, 2007 | Staff Report | Living well


Classes on births, depression

Midwife center offers classes

April 03, 2007 | Staff report | Living well


Carbon monoxide exposure is risky

Most of us are aware of how deadly carbon monoxide can be. Few, however, know that new research shows that low-level, long-term exposure may lead to serious, chronic health problems.

April 03, 2007 | Staff report | Living well


Cancer immunization controversy comes to Georgia

Since Texas Governor Rick Perry bypassed his state legislature to enforce mandatory human papillomavirus (HPV) immunizations for female students, a number of other states have jumped on the bandwagon, including Georgia.

April 03, 2007 | By Andrea Washington Staff writer | Living well


Classes on beating depression

Gateway Behavioral Health Services in Liberty County is offering community education classes in March on depression and stress management.

March 29, 2007 | Staff Report | Living well


Who protects children's health?

Stop It Now! Georgia program specialist Anne Curtis gave a free community orientation session Friday at the Fraser Center. She spoke to a small group of concerned community workers about the program's public health approach to shifting the burden of prevention and protection away from children to adults and communities who are responsible for children's safety. The event was hosted by Helen's Haven Children's Advocacy Center.

March 27, 2007 | Staff Report | Living well


Don't ignore any of your body

Isn't it funny how we don't mind talking about certain parts of our bodies but are embarrassed to mention other parts?

March 22, 2007 | By Linda Ratcliffe Columnist | Living well


'Non-destructive' stem cell bill advances

A bill promoting stem cell research is headed for the Georgia Senate floor after being "favorably reported" by the Senate Committee on Science and Technology last week.

March 22, 2007 | By Andrea Washington Staff writer | Living well


LRMC honored for care provided

When it comes to choosing a hospital, quality counts, and Liberty Regional Medical Center was recently called among the best by the Georgia Hospital Association's long standing Performance Measuring System, CARE.

March 22, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Living well


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This one thing will help you make it through the winter

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December 13, 2017 | Emily Hellewell FamilyShare | Living well


7 haircuts that will flatter anyone with thin hair

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December 12, 2017 | Lindsey Miller FamilyShare | Living well


She lost 100 pounds in a year so she could play with her daughter; now she offers the best advice fo

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December 11, 2017 | Amberlee Lovell FamilyShare | Living well


6 benefits of prenatal and postnatal massage therapy

Whether it is a woman’s first pregnancy or she has already been through the process, prenatal and postnatal massage therapy is quite helpful for ...

December 11, 2017 | Sara Lopze FamilyShare | Living well


How Santa can be part of a Christian celebration of Christmas

An Irish priest recently urged Christians to abandon the celebration of Christmas because the holiday has been hijacked by Santa Claus and his eight tiny ...

December 10, 2017 | Jennifer Graham Deseret News special workflow | Living well


10 ways to lose weight during the holiday season

The holidays are coming which also means some inevitable weight gain is on its way. Our bodies and health versus the holiday treats create quite ...

December 09, 2017 | Christa Cutler FamilyShare | Living well


7 easy ways to boost your immune system and avoid getting sick

Temperatures are dropping and with the cooler weather comes more colds, the flu, and other sicknesses that put a serious damper on your holiday plans ...

December 08, 2017 | Lindsey Miller FamilyShare | Living well


10 stellar beauty products you already have in your pantry

Save yourself a trip to the store, because you already have some awesome beauty products right in your pantry.

December 08, 2017 | Lindsey Miller FamilyShare | Living well


Boy's parents found out he has a rare condition after he nearly died

Discovering your child has a disease can be scary, and are almost always accompanied with unanswered questions and risks. Sometimes these diseases are hereditary, but ...

December 07, 2017 | Wendy Jessen FamilyShare | Living well


After being called "disgusting," woman "drops 200 pounds" OVERNIGHT and posts one amazing picture

There are tons of diet plans being promoted online lately, and many promise incredible results in a short amount of time. While these diets work ...

December 06, 2017 | Lindsey Miller FamilyShare | Living well


6 sane holiday eating tips

It's the most wonderful time of the year — right?

December 06, 2017 | Paige Smathers KSL.com | Living well


Moms will gush over these one-of-a-kind innovative NICU rooms

When you find out you're pregnant, you don't think of potential complications that could happen, and are instead elated and joyful for the ...

December 05, 2017 | Wendy Jessen FamilyShare | Living well


The latest viral challenge is claiming hundreds of lives around the world

A few months ago we learned that children and teens were participating in the Blue Whale challenge, a challenge with several stages — the last one ...

December 04, 2017 | Camila Ignacia Gómez González FamilyShare | Living well


12 things that make your hair fall out

According to WebMD, you naturally lose around 100 strands of hair every day. However, if you suspect more strands of hair than normal are in ...

December 02, 2017 | Emily Cummings FamilyShare | Living well


This is the haircut you should get based on your body type

When you spend hours scouring Pinterest for the perfect photo to take to your hairstylist, it’s easy to forget an important factor in having ...

December 01, 2017 | Lindsey Miller FamilyShare | Living well


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