ATLANTA - Emory University has launched an international center focusing on the research and prevention of spina bifida.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Years after thousands of veterans learned they may have been exposed to infections at government-run hospitals, many are still mired in legal battles seeking compensation from the Department of Veterans Affairs.
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?
To eat or not to eat. That is the question we've heard for years. We’ve been told that breakfast is the most important ...
Gillian Brown's parents don't like her body.
The soda industry is facing a public relations crisis.
Many of us had painful experiences as a child or teen, and while it may seem obvious these experiences impact our mental health, we now ...