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Hospital CEO named fellow in organization

Thomas C. Dolan, PhD, FACHE, CAE, recently announced H. Scott Kroell Jr. has been advanced to fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives.

May 17, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Living well


Health department, coffee shop helping youth

Following months of reaching out to the community, the Cider House has found two new allies in its effort to help Liberty County at-risk youth.

May 17, 2007 | By Andrea Washington Staff writer | Living well


Medicaid, PeachCare information missing

Earlier this month, Affiliated Computer Services confirmed a CD containing the personal data of 2.9 million Medicaid and PeachCare for Kids members was lost while being shipped from Georgia to Maryland.

May 10, 2007 | By Andrea Washington Staff writer | Living well


Clinic funding still under consultation

With additional state funding no longer a possibility, the Diversity Health Center Board is working with the Georgia Office of Rural Health through the Georgia Department of Community Health to have the current state grant extended through fiscal year 2008.

May 10, 2007 | By Andrea Washington Staff writer | Living well


Restaurant, school food scores

The Liberty County Health Department recently has released its quarterly sanitation ratings for food-service establishment.

May 03, 2007 | Staff Report | Living well


April is organ donation month

AUGUSTA - Every April LifeLink of Georgia, the organ procurement organization, along with the U.S Department of Health and Human Services and the transplant community across the country honor and pay tribute to the generosity of organ donors and their families.

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


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


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These 8 symptoms might mean you have endometriosis (and what that means for you)

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Emotional resilience more important to kids than straight A’s

My critics are providing me much material of late for this column and my weekly radio show (Saturdays, 6 p.m., AFR).

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13 medications you should NEVER use while pregnant

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January 06, 2018 | McKenna Park FamilyShare | Living well


Replacing white rice with brown rice is equivalent to a 30 minute walk

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January 05, 2018 | Troy Trobough FamilyShare | Living well


All the secrets you need to eliminate your double chin once and for all

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ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — There was a young boy in a Manchester United jersey and an old woman whose face was tattooed with an Orthodox cross ...

January 05, 2018 | Matthew LaPlante Deseret News special workflow | Living well


Adolescents who use e-cigarettes are twice as likely to smoke, new report says

Teens may think they're playing it safe by using e-cigarettes, hookahs and smokeless tobacco, but they're twice as likely to have smoked cigarettes ...

January 03, 2018 | Jennifer Graham Deseret News special workflow | Living well


Arianne Brown: Run the town to know the town

Moving to a new town can be scary, especially when you don’t know your way around. This is particularly a challenge for me because ...

December 28, 2017 | Arianne Brown Deseret News | Living well


This is the hair color you should have based on your skin tone

Depending on the year, it seems like everyone is going for the same hair color. Last year it was grey and pastel colors, this year ...

December 27, 2017 | Lindsey Miller FamilyShare | Living well


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