For years, the perception has been that heart disease was not a significant health risk for women. But that has changed dramatically.
The media recently reported "new" research findings to the effect that rewards often backfire and self-esteem is not the wonderful, uplifting personal attribute once thought. As a result, schools are rethinking their teaching and classroom management philosophies.
WASHINGTON - When a stroke hits at 52, like what happened to Sen. Mark Kirk of Illinois, the reaction is an astonished, "But he's so young."
JESUP – Two area residents were presented with roses and pins Dec. 8 to signify successful completion of coursework in the Practical Nursing program at Altamaha Technical College's Jesup campus.
Q: My 1-year-old has started slapping us. He also screams a lot, often for no reason, or at least we can't figure out the reason. He is a very busy little boy and won't sit still for longer than a few seconds. Is it too early to begin disciplining him?
A seminar to help plan for emergency care will be held at 6 p.m. Monday, Jan. 30, in the education room at Liberty Regional Medical Center.
Q: According to his kindergarten physical education teacher, our son has recently started refusing to participate in class. He sits off to the side and pouts. She said he won't tell her what the problem is. This is a very active child who comes home and plays outside with other kids most of the afternoon. We tried to talk to him about it but, like the teacher, got nowhere. What should we do?
I have several New Year's resolutions but, by far, the most important is losing weight and getting back in shape. I've chosen this week as my starting point. Healthy Weight Week (Jan. 15-21) started Sunday, and I've been planning my weekly menus and working out several times a day in preparation. I have several health problems that don't allow brisk, hard workouts so I'm adjusting my schedule to get as much physical activity as I can in a day. I hope to gradually increase my endurance and performance. You may also need to do this ...
WASHINGTON (AP) - The government is setting what it calls an ambitious goal for Alzheimer's disease: Development of effective ways to treat and prevent the mind-destroying illness by 2025.
The National Multiple Sclerosis Society-Georgia Chapter recently announced dates for Walk MS: Georgia 2012. The event is slated for Saturday, March 31, at Daffin Park in Savannah.
WASHINGTON - Is health-care relief finally in sight?
Q: Our oldest son, 8, has recently started saying that he has no friends, no one likes him, he's no good at anything and so on. None of this is true, mind you. He's a good kid who does well in school. We are at a loss as to where this is coming from. His younger brothers are bothered by hearing it as well and we worry about the effect on them. This has been going on for a couple of months now. We've tried talking to him and we've tried ignoring him. Nothing works. What ...
January is National Cervical Health Awareness Month, so here is information on cervical cancer and assessing your or your loved ones' risk for this disease.
Not all combat wounds are easily seen by a soldier's battle buddies, family members or even medical providers, according to Dr. Maria Aviles, clinical psychologist chief for Winn Army Community Hospital's Warrior Restoration Clinic.
ATLANTA - The number of twins born in the U.S. soared over the last three decades, mostly the result of test-tube babies and women waiting to have children until their 30s, when the chances of twins increase.
This video was released a few weeks ago by 9-year-old Demarjay Smith.
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 ...