Howard Family Dental recently announced that its 10 locations in coastal Georgia and South Carolina, including the Hinesville office, now provide Velscope oral cancer screenings at no charge to patients of record and new patients.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. - Whether you grasp it right away or not, your grip strength may indicate whether or not you have undetected diabetes and high blood pressure, University of Florida researchers say.
As a new school year approaches, parents are preparing their kids for earlier wake-up calls and readying themselves for the groans and whines that come with them.
Staying positive is a walk in the park, according to new research (paywall) on the mental health benefits of spending time outside. A stroll in nature was found to draw the brain's attention away from distressing, embarrassing or upsetting thoughts.
Eighteen months ago, Chad Every moved from Ohio to St. Petersburg, Florida. He had a new job, apartment and bicycle, but one important ingredient of a good life was missing: friends.
Talking with someone who has a serious illness can be a sticky situation. You want to offer help, comfort, and support, but don’t want to be intrusive or offensive. Like anything, there’s some etiquette to know before reaching out to a friend or family member.
School's out for summer, but Kathryn Wilson still has cafeteria meals on her mind.
Americans of all ages fear Alzheimer's. A recent study, released in May by Aegis Living, found that 72 percent of Millennials, 75 percent of Generation X, 77 percent of Boomers and 69 percent of the Silent Generation worry about what will happen to their memory as they age.
Children with seizure disorders have led the initial wave of patients registered for medical marijuana use in Georgia, state officials said Tuesday.
Several muscles form the upper back, shoulder and neck area of the human body.
As national obesity rates have risen in the last 20 years, overweight and obese adolescents are now less likely to accurately perceive their body weight, according to a recent study at Georgia Southern University.
It might be hard for most parents (and definitely kids) to believe, but the end of summer break is right around the corner.
Endometriosis: a painful disease that kills dreams.
Searching for a reason to take a midday snooze? Look no further than a new study reporting naps increase a person's tolerance of frustration.
The repercussions of mental health problems that begin in childhood will be felt long into adulthood, according to new research.
Lizzie Post was born into an etiquette empire, but even she gets stressed out about hosting Thanksgiving dinner.
As I made it to the top of a hillside near my home, I felt the need to stop — and it wasn’t for the ...
As a recent college graduate with a solid GPA and an impressive resume, life was just getting started. I was a 25-year-old single woman with ...
Did you know mental health medications are the most prescribed class of drugs in America? In fact, Abilify (an antipsychotic) is the number one prescribed ...
When veterans are worried or stressed about acclimating to everyday life, they may just need a pen and paper to feel better, according to a ...
Let's go nuts. Go all out and get crazy nutty.
What families should know to avoid the flu
GAINESVILLE, Fla. - For macular degeneration patients, blurry vision emerges slowly as cells in and around the retina get damaged. Now, University of Florida Health researchers ...
You may have never heard of endometrial cancer, but it is actually the most common cancer of the reproductive system for women. Although it can ...
Take heart, worry warts. Being anxious while awaiting important news, such as test results or a job offer, appears to be better for mental health ...
Have you heard about that report that says eating cured and processed meats such as bacon, ham and sausages is akin to smoking?
Life is too short — and too much of a blessing — to be spent unhappily. Each of us faces hardships and difficult times; yet dwelling in ...
As parents, it’s a conversation that is easy to avoid and uncomfortable to even think about, but it’s one that needs to happen.
When Robert Jensen talks to his college classes about pornography, his female students say they're not bothered by it — mostly because they don't ...
Just like anything that is torn, broken hearts require mending.
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