WASHINGTON - The discovery that a fake version of the widely used cancer medicine Avastin is circulating in the United States is raising new fears that the multibillion-dollar drug-counterfeiting trade is increasingly making inroads in the U.S.
SAN FRANCISCO - President Barack Obama's proposed budget would eliminate the nation's only program that regularly tests fruits and vegetables for deadly pathogens, leaving public health officials without a crucial tool used to investigate deadly foodborne illness outbreaks.
Last year, a Chinese-American "tiger mother" told American parents how to raise children who will make straight As and play Carnegie Hall before they reach puberty. This year, the French are showing us how to raise children who will obey, throw few tantrums and sit quietly in restaurants, listening while adults talk about adult things. Vive' la France!
Long County residents on Thursday got a preview of a free chronic pain and disease workshop that will be offered starting this month.
A couple of weeks ago, I was sitting in a restaurant when I noticed five people at one table passing around one pair of glasses. Each person stuck the glasses on his or her nose, read the menu and then passed them along to the next person. That seemed to work well for everyone except one gentleman, who joked about needing longer arms - even after the glasses were perched on his nose. The lady to his right - the owner of the glasses - made a comment about it being a known fact that arms get much shorter after you reach age ...
SAVANNAH - Chatham County is taking steps toward banning smoking in bars and other indoor venues not covered under state law.
Thirty-four donors participated in the Liberty County Sheriff's Office's first-ever blood drive Friday at the Liberty County Justice Center.
The Coastal Regional Commission's Area Agency on Aging service and GeorgiaCares offers free and impartial Medicare counseling to Medicare beneficiaries with limited income and resources.
Q: My 5-year-old daughter is in rehab for some listening issues at school. When she comes home with a note from her teacher indicating one or more of these incidents at school, she is confined to her room for the rest of the day.
The Coastal Regional Commission Area Agency on Aging is offering a free workshop focused on chronic disease management.
For years, the perception has been that heart disease was not a significant health risk for women. But that has changed dramatically.
The media recently reported "new" research findings to the effect that rewards often backfire and self-esteem is not the wonderful, uplifting personal attribute once thought. As a result, schools are rethinking their teaching and classroom management philosophies.
WASHINGTON - When a stroke hits at 52, like what happened to Sen. Mark Kirk of Illinois, the reaction is an astonished, "But he's so young."
JESUP – Two area residents were presented with roses and pins Dec. 8 to signify successful completion of coursework in the Practical Nursing program at Altamaha Technical College's Jesup campus.
Q: My 1-year-old has started slapping us. He also screams a lot, often for no reason, or at least we can't figure out the reason. He is a very busy little boy and won't sit still for longer than a few seconds. Is it too early to begin disciplining him?
BRUNSWICK - Effective Jan. 1, the Beach Monitoring and Notification Program began using a new bacterial level threshold - recommended by the Environmental Protection Agency - in order ...
If you're one of Netflix's 40 million subscribers (or one of the many others who mooch off one of those subscriber's accounts ...