Howard Family Dental recently announced that its 10 locations in coastal Georgia and South Carolina, including the Hinesville office, now provide Velscope oral cancer screenings at no charge to patients of record and new patients.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. - Whether you grasp it right away or not, your grip strength may indicate whether or not you have undetected diabetes and high blood pressure, University of Florida researchers say.
As a new school year approaches, parents are preparing their kids for earlier wake-up calls and readying themselves for the groans and whines that come with them.
Staying positive is a walk in the park, according to new research (paywall) on the mental health benefits of spending time outside. A stroll in nature was found to draw the brain's attention away from distressing, embarrassing or upsetting thoughts.
Eighteen months ago, Chad Every moved from Ohio to St. Petersburg, Florida. He had a new job, apartment and bicycle, but one important ingredient of a good life was missing: friends.
Talking with someone who has a serious illness can be a sticky situation. You want to offer help, comfort, and support, but don’t want to be intrusive or offensive. Like anything, there’s some etiquette to know before reaching out to a friend or family member.
School's out for summer, but Kathryn Wilson still has cafeteria meals on her mind.
Americans of all ages fear Alzheimer's. A recent study, released in May by Aegis Living, found that 72 percent of Millennials, 75 percent of Generation X, 77 percent of Boomers and 69 percent of the Silent Generation worry about what will happen to their memory as they age.
Children with seizure disorders have led the initial wave of patients registered for medical marijuana use in Georgia, state officials said Tuesday.
Several muscles form the upper back, shoulder and neck area of the human body.
As national obesity rates have risen in the last 20 years, overweight and obese adolescents are now less likely to accurately perceive their body weight, according to a recent study at Georgia Southern University.
It might be hard for most parents (and definitely kids) to believe, but the end of summer break is right around the corner.
Endometriosis: a painful disease that kills dreams.
Searching for a reason to take a midday snooze? Look no further than a new study reporting naps increase a person's tolerance of frustration.
The repercussions of mental health problems that begin in childhood will be felt long into adulthood, according to new research.
Most people will not admit to seeing a mental health therapist for various reasons. Whether you tell people or not, it is important to know ...
Weight loss isn’t all it’s cracked up to be.
Anita Fredericks spent years resisting meditation. She'd hear friends and colleagues describe the practice's many physical and mental health benefits, and then name ...