Q: I recently heard you speak in San Diego and need some clarification. While I understand that researchers have found that high self-esteem is not what it was cracked up to be, I want my kids to approach the challenges of life with confidence in their abilities. There's got to be a reconciliation point here. What is it?
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.
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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 ...