ATLANTA - Georgia health officials say they've seen significant increases in flu activity statewide and are encouraging people to get a flu shot.
NEW YORK (AP) - Flu season in the U.S. is off to its earliest start in nearly a decade - and it could be a bad one.
ATLANTA - Georgia will not create the health-insurance exchanges required under President Barack Obama's health-care overhaul and will leave that to federal authorities, Gov. Nathan Deal said.
NEW YORK - Americans get too many calories from soda. But what about alcohol? It turns out adults get almost as many empty calories from booze as from soft drinks, a government study found.
ATLANTA - Georgia will not create the health insurance exchanges required under President Barack Obama's health care overhaul and will leave that task to federal authorities, Gov. Nathan Deal said Friday.
We are all breathing easier these days thanks to state, county and city laws enacted to protect the public from secondhand smoke.
I like to ask my diabetic patients an open-ended question during checkups or nail-care visits: "As a diabetic, what do you do to care for your feet?"
Two hours, 28 minutes and eight seconds. That's my official finish time in the Savannah Rock & Roll Half-Marathon on Nov. 3.
I love the holidays. They are often special times with family and friends. Family meals, although stressful and often expensive to put on, usually are special occasions with cherished holiday dishes.
Liberty Countians have a new friend at the pharmacy counter. It is a free Coast2CoastRx card that qualifies the carrier for discounts on medications at area pharmacies and other health services.
The nation's diabetes problem is getting worse, and the biggest jump over 15 years was in Oklahoma, according to a new federal report issued Thursday.
The Bone & Joint Institute of South Georgia - which aims to provide convenient, comprehensive orthopedic services - opened its new Hinesville office Oct. 30 at 475 S. Main St., Suite A, next to West Rehab.
Q: My 12-year-old grandson has become obsessed with things he wants, including a cellphone (the most expensive, mind you) an iPad and expensive designer jeans.
Members of Liberty County High School's Family, Career and Community Leaders of America recently had their second annual Pink Panther Day for Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
Bring meaning to this year's holiday season by attending Hospice Savannah's 21st annual Tree of Light candle-lighting and memorial gathering.
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Knives everywhere, heavy cookware, raw foods, old bacteria...the list of reasons why the kitchen can be harmful goes on and on.
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Sugar seems to be the most delicious evil on the planet.
It started with an itch. It ended with a long soak in some nasty smelling shampoo.
I remember it like it was yesterday. It was a warm summer night in 1987, and my nearly 5-year-old self was sitting on the back ...
The human body is a remarkable piece of equipment. It can stand a great deal of abuse, but not indefinitely. Like all machinery, it will ...
While not showering would be the worst mistake of all, here are six ways to have a better (and cleaner) shower:
On days when you feel like you’re going to explode, or there isn’t enough air to breath or enough time in a day ...