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Liberty grad joins mobile clinic in Peru

Natalie Taylor, a Liberty County High School graduate who now is a junior at the University of Georgia, traveled to Lima Peru on Dec. 15-23 to assist with a Medlife Mobile Clinic.

January 15, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Living well


Flu? Malaria? Disease forecasters took to sky

NEW YORK - Only a 10 percent chance of showers today, but a 70 percent chance of flu next month.

January 13, 2013 | By Mike Stobbe Associated Press writer | Living well


Care handling food prevents illness

Diet and exercise are synonymous with a healthy lifestyle. When coupled with routine exercise, a healthy diet is even more effective at sustaining long-term health.

January 13, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Living well


LRMC welcomes new physicians

Liberty Regional Medical Center's newest physicians were hailed during a Dec. 20 ribbon-cutting ceremony and open house at the LRMC office building. The event was sponsored in conjunction with the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce. A crowd of hospital administrators, doctors, medical staff and community members filled the office building's lobby to greet the new doctors.

January 13, 2013 | By Emily C. Harrison Correspondent | Living well


Commit to healthy New Year's resolutions

It's a brand new year - welcome to 2013! Tis the season for making - and often breaking - New Years' resolutions. Resolutions often don't turn out the way we intend. Why is it our good intentions often turn into epic failures?

January 13, 2013 | By Emily C. Harrison Correspondent | Living well


With planning, dinner is a snap

An often-cited line of a Robert Burns poem asserts that "the best-laid plans of mice and men often go awry."

January 13, 2013 | By Danielle Hipps | Living well


Hospital association agrees to tax plan

ATLANTA - Georgia Hospital Association officials say the industry has agreed on a plan that calls for extending and tweaking an expiring hospital tax scheme that provides a key chunk of state health-care spending.

January 13, 2013 | By Mike Stobbe Associated Press writer | Living well


Flu hits early and, in some places,hard

NEW YORK - From the Rocky Mountains to New England, hospitals are swamped with people with flu symptoms. Some medical centers are turning away visitors or making them wear face masks, and one Pennsylvania hospital set up a tent outside its ER to deal with the feverish patients.

January 11, 2013 | By Mike Stobbe Associated Press writer | Living well


Speaker: Health-care a session priority

ATLANTA - House Speaker David Ralston is turning up the heat as state lawmakers consider whether to extend a high-profile hospital industry tax that generates more than $600 million for state health care spending.

January 11, 2013 | Associated Press | Living well


LCCA Health Squad goes on the road

The Health Squad, comprised of associates in the Liberty College & Career Academy Healthcare Science Program, recently made presentations to elementary-school students.

January 10, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Living well


Surprise: New insurance fee in health care overhaul

WASHINGTON - Your medical plan is facing an unexpected expense, so you probably are, too. It's a new, $63-per-head fee to cushion the cost of covering people with pre-existing conditions under President Barack Obama's health care overhaul.

December 23, 2012 | By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar Associated Press writer | Living well


Put priorities in perspective to avoid temptation

A few weeks ago, I committed to two spring races, and boy, is it a good thing I did.

December 23, 2012 | By Danielle Hipps Columnist | Living well


Shoes can help defend against pain, complications

When a patient elects to surgically correct a bunion deformity, both the physician and patient invest so much time and energy. In addition to performing the bunion correction, the physician analyzes angular deformity and chooses from different surgical-procedure options to fit the patient and the patient's expectations. Moreover, the patient makes a commitment to rest the operated-on extremity and wear protective devices religiously for several weeks. Sometimes, this even requires the patient taking time off from work.

December 23, 2012 | By Dr. Christin Runkel Special to the Courier | Living well


Financial health important at holidays

The holidays can be an expensive time of year. Shoppers often overspend and rack up a considerable amount of debt by using credit cards or taking out payday-type loans.

December 23, 2012 | By Emily C. Harrison Correspondent | Living well


Don't let temptation tower over holidays

For many people, thoughts of the holiday season bring to mind food - and lots of it.

December 23, 2012 | By Emily C. Harrison Correspondent | Living well


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This adorable Jamaican kid will motivate you to exercise like nothing else



This video was released a few weeks ago by 9-year-old Demarjay Smith.

September 05, 2016 | Alex Phippen FamilyShare | Living well


5 easy ways to improve your health every day

One of the reasons we fail to get healthy is that we tend to think only big changes matter. We plan major lifestyle changes, when ...

September 05, 2016 | Karen Banes FamilyShare | Living well


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