Open enrollment for Medicare Part C and D began Monday and qualifying recipients will have until Dec. 7 to make drug and health plan choices.
CHICAGO (AP) - Shots that protect against cervical cancer do not make girls promiscuous, according to the first study to compare medical records for vaccinated and unvaccinated girls.
ATLANTA - Georgia is looking for answers as it confronts a looming shortage of doctors.
I recently received a letter from a grandmother who told me that her 14-year-old grandson is afraid of his single mother. When told this by her ex-husband, who was concerned, Mom said, "He'd better be!"
Richmond Hill Pharmacy will hold its ninth annual health fair from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday, Oct. 12 and 26, in Towne Center, 2409 Highway 17 in Richmond Hill.
NEW YORK - As many as 13,000 people received steroid shots suspected in a national meningitis outbreak, health officials said Monday. But it's not clear how many are in danger.
Maintaining a healthy diet doesn't have to mean giving up delicious food - especially around the holidays. Making simple changes in food-preparation and serving methods can mean the difference between slipping into old jeans and asking Santa for a new pair.
Liberty Regional Medical Center Chief of Staff Dr. Seth Borquaye recently was named one of 10 Hospital Heroes of the Year by the Georgia Hospital Association. The winners - who are associated with or practice at hospitals across the state - are chosen based on their ability to exemplify integrity, humility, courage and commitment, according to the nomination guidelines on www.gha.org.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, roughly 17 percent of American children and adolescents between the ages of 2 to 19 are obese. In Canada, where self-reporting data-collection methods have made such statistics more difficult to quantify, the prevalence of being overweight and obese in children also is on the rise, according to the Canadian Community Health Survey.
Aware that many people dread the pain, stress and overall discomfort commonly associated with dental work and oral surgery, Dr. Roger Myers with Southern Georgia Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery said he strives to create a pleasant, anxiety-free environment for patients in his new Hinesville office.
Community members enjoyed the opportunity to meet a few of Liberty County's newest doctors Sept. 20 at the chamber of commerce's Progress Through People Luncheon. The event, sponsored by Liberty Regional Medical Center, was held at CenturyLink.
Three Liberty County Schools participated in a Sept. 27 world-record attempt to get students moving, but Lewis Frasier Middle School nurse Peggy Rayman hopes to see classroom exercise become a more frequent occurrence.
Q: When I attempt to put my 3-and-a-half year-old daughter in her room for punishment, she refuses to go. I have to pick her up and take her, during which time she flails her arms, screams and kicks. My back is paying for the struggle. Her dad doesn't have this problem with her, by the way. What can I do to make her go on her own without getting physical with her?
The Liberty County Health Department, in conjunction with Fort Stewart, will hold drive-through flu-vaccination clinics from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday-Thursday, Oct. 24-25, at the Army Education Center in Hinesville. The clinics are open to U.S. Department of Defense beneficiaries ages 2 and older and all civilians.
The Georgia Department of Public Health has confirmed a human case of west Nile virus in a 48-year-old Bryan County man.
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