I occasionally receive complaints from fellow mental health professionals that my approach to discipline is excessively punitive.
Laura Briscoe graduated May 11 from the University of Georgia Pharmacy School in Athens.
Darsey, Black and Associates of Hinesville has been re-accredited by the Council on Accreditation.
JESUP -The Bone & Joint Institute of South Georgia announces the addition of J. Matthew Valosen, MD, to its staff.
Q: My husband was killed nearly a year ago, and my 11-year-old son is still having a difficult time with it. Before the accident, he always was cheerful and social and hardly ever complained. That still describes him most of the time, but every now and again he slips into moods where he is just the opposite. These episodes occur once every couple of weeks and last for a couple of days on average. I took him to see a therapist a while back, but I saw no change after three months of weekly sessions, so I took him out ...
When I was growing up, it was said that one should not engage in discussions of religion or politics. These days, engaging in conversation concerning how someone raises their children is just as likely to end the relationship as a discussion of their religious or political beliefs.
There are 5.4 million people living with Alzheimer's disease in the United States. For most of them, there is at least one person who is responsible for providing care to them.
ATLANTA - State officials rarely issue heavy fines or shut down personal care homes, despite poor conditions in some facilities such as one in which live cockroaches were found in the kitchen, a newspaper reported Tuesday.
ATLANTA - Half the nation's overweight teens have unhealthy blood pressure, cholesterol or blood sugar levels that put them at risk for future heart attacks and other cardiac problems, new federal research says.
The cover story in a recent Time Magazine is all about "why attachment parenting drives some mothers to extremes - and how Dr. Bill Sears became their guru."
ATLANTA (AP) - The warnings about skin cancer from too much sun don't seem to be getting through.
ATLANTA - The UnitedHealthcare Children's Foundation is seeking grant applications from families in need of financial assistance to help pay for their child's health care treatments, services or equipment not covered, or not fully covered, by their health insurance plans.
Q: Our ninth-grade son always manages to get As and Bs on his report card, but just before the report card comes out, his grades take a complete dive. Should we punish him for this or just accept this imperfection?
Adults in nearly every state saw their access to health services worsen during over the past decade, with Tennessee, Florida and Georgia having the greatest increase in people reporting having an unmet medical need, according to a study released Tuesday.
ATLANTA - A new state law aimed at fueling more competition in the health-insurance industry so far has not generated the results some had expected.
Eating like the Mediterraneans might be a tasty way to reduce breast cancer risk, according to a study released this week.
If you feel you have hit a fitness plateau, spice things up by introducing interval training into your exercise program.
Vaccines exist to protect against many maladies - flu, chicken pox and polio, among others. University of Florida Health researchers hope to soon add Type 1 ...
Larger and private colleges and universities seem to attract hookah cafes and lounges, but smoke-free policies decrease these odds, according to findings published in the ...
Forget baseball. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy wants America's national pastime to be taking a stroll.
On a crisp, cool morning, I looked out my kitchen window onto my view of the Wasatch Mountains as they wrapped around Utah Lake, over ...
The new school year is here, which means students are also playing fall sports. As parents consider the various athletic opportunities available to their kids ...
How far apart you space your pregnancies may affect your child's risk of autism, according to a study published in the journal Pediatrics on ...
LONDON — When it comes to predicting how long you have to live, you first have to figure out how well your body is aging.
When thinking about fitness and getting in shape, people tend to focus on diet and exercise, but what about sleep? Burning calories is important when ...
For years, physicians and researchers have searched for the magic number that would answer the question: What blood pressure should you be striving for?