MARIETTA - A warm winter is sending pollen counts soaring to record levels in Georgia.
Q: My kids, 4 and 3, are very loud. They yell and run inside the house. They bang toys, get into loud conflicts, and my son likes to scare his little sister by growling like a dinosaur. I know most of this stuff is normal, but I've got a new baby on the way, and I'm worried that the baby isn't going to be able to get enough rest during the day. Should I punish or just lighten up?
The Community Care Services Program, a state Medicaid program administered through the Coastal Regional Commission of Georgia Area Agency on Aging and managed by the Coastal Health District, will host two, six-week long "Powerful Tools for Caregivers" courses designed to help those caring for someone with a chronic illness.
CHICAGO - Morphine and similar powerful painkillers are sometimes prescribed to recent war veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress along with physical pain, and the consequences can be tragic, a government study suggests.
When Georgia Southern University nursing students presented a study of health problems reported by people along the Ogeechee River, Bryan County residents Betty Moore and Spencer Moore Sr. made a point of attending.
Q: Our 8-year-old son was caught stealing from the teacher's prize box at school. He did this in the past and was punished, but it seems he hasn't gotten the picture yet. Do you have any suggestions for us?
CHICAGO - Mike and Laura Park thought their credit record was spotless. The Texas couple wanted to take advantage of low interest rates, so they put their house on the market and talked to a lender about a mortgage on a bigger home in the Dallas-Fort Worth suburbs.
SAVANNAH - Mothers from across Georgia are gathered in Savannah to breast-feed their babies in a demonstration aimed at changing state law.
The morning of Feb. 7 started out like any other day for Floyd Justice, an emergency medical technician at Winn Army Community Hospital.
RICHMOND HILL - U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston of Savannah used a ribbon cutting Monday at a physical rehab clinic in Richmond Hill to talk about the importance of small business.
Un partie: Stop the presses!
ATLANTA - For the first time, scientists have found evidence of flu in bats, reporting a never-before-seen virus whose risk to humans is unclear.
Parents tell me their daughter is intelligent and did well in school up until the seventh grade, at which time she stopped doing the required work and her grades, consequently, went down the proverbial tube.
In support of the American Heart Association's Go Red for Women movement and the fight against heart disease, the faculty and staff of Liberty Elementary School participated in National Wear Red Day on Feb. 3.
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.
In the summer months, parents act as sunscreen monitors, helping their kids have fun without suffering from dangerous burns.
Many people agree that traumatic events are turning points in their lives. These events often happen at the most unexpected times, and can be difficult to overcome. If you have experienced a traumatic event in the past, it is important to follow a few tips to help you maximize your recovery efforts and reclaim your life.
A Georgia Emergency Management Agency Search and Rescue Course was conducted April 25-26 at the Liberty County Emergency Management Agency.
Summer months are a great time to get outdoors and stay active with a brisk walk or fun run.
Who says you can't do two things at once and do them both well?
Did you know that most diets fail within the first 72 hours? If you're going to start a diet and an exercise routine, it's important to ease into it - you don't want to overuse your muscles and run the risk of getting an injury - and you want to make sure you stick with it.
Nearly one in four teenagers are online "almost constantly," according to a recent report from Pew Research Center, but don't confuse this affinity for the Internet with being inactive. New research highlights how spending time online actually helps teens learn healthier habits.
When Haili Randall opened her arms to her first child, she also had to welcome in a whole lot of medical challenges.