Just months in existence, funding has already become an issue for the Diversity Health Center.
Although the birth of a new child is expected to trigger happiness and excitement, the experience leads some mothers to grief and despair.
The Coastal Georgia Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program was recognized at a recent statewide conference for its performance and initiatives to enhance the prosecution of elder abuse cases.
Depending on the cause of dry eyes, the condition may not be cured, but the associated tearing, scratchiness and burning can be managed.
During National Nutrition Month, consumers are encouraged to go 100 percent fad-free and achieve lifelong success through proven, science-based approaches to healthy eating.
Deborah Sales has opened JTPL Medical Coding and Billing Center on South Main Street. The 30-year medical professional recently ventured into the business and instruction of medical coding and billing "to be a part of the change in Hinesville healthcare" and the city's continuing expansion.
Midwife center offers classes
Most of us are aware of how deadly carbon monoxide can be. Few, however, know that new research shows that low-level, long-term exposure may lead to serious, chronic health problems.
Since Texas Governor Rick Perry bypassed his state legislature to enforce mandatory human papillomavirus (HPV) immunizations for female students, a number of other states have jumped on the bandwagon, including Georgia.
Gateway Behavioral Health Services in Liberty County is offering community education classes in March on depression and stress management.
Stop It Now! Georgia program specialist Anne Curtis gave a free community orientation session Friday at the Fraser Center. She spoke to a small group of concerned community workers about the program's public health approach to shifting the burden of prevention and protection away from children to adults and communities who are responsible for children's safety. The event was hosted by Helen's Haven Children's Advocacy Center.
Isn't it funny how we don't mind talking about certain parts of our bodies but are embarrassed to mention other parts?
A bill promoting stem cell research is headed for the Georgia Senate floor after being "favorably reported" by the Senate Committee on Science and Technology last week.
When it comes to choosing a hospital, quality counts, and Liberty Regional Medical Center was recently called among the best by the Georgia Hospital Association's long standing Performance Measuring System, CARE.
Do your eyes ever burn, itch, water, or feel full of sand?
The weather still may feel like summer, but flu season is here, and it's never too early to get vaccinated.
In its first year, the Healthy Hinesville 5K Run/Walk event brought out almost 100 community members, including several groups, to support mental-health awareness. The Sept. 7 event, which fell on a beautiful, sunny morning, raised $2,205 for patients at Georgia Regional Hospital.
When I was growing up, the change of season from summer to fall meant many things. The air would start to turn chilly, the vibrant fall foliage would make an appearance, and apples were in abundant supply.
Fitness enthusiasts tested their strength during "The Rock," a powerlift and bench-press competition Saturday at the 4th Brigade Combat Team fitness center on Fort Stewart.
Fort Stewart's Newman Fitness Center hosted an aerobicthon and health fair late last month to educate the community on living a healthy lifestyle.
The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce will have a health-care reform workshop from 9 a.m.-noon Tuesday in the board room at the chamber offices, 425 W. Oglethorpe Highway in Hinesville. The class will discuss the Affordable Health Care Act and its impact on businesses. Guest speakers will include Lisette Villa of Liberty Tax, DeLisa Espada of Strategic Business Solutions and David Morris of Diversity Health Center. The class is free, and registration is on a first-come, first-served basis. Email email@example.com or call 368-4445.
One bite of a peanut-butter sandwich can cause a child with severe allergies to break out in hives, have difficulty breathing or worse. A student with dairy allergies might suffer cramps and upset stomach following a sip of milk.
The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce will host the new doctors of the Liberty Regional Medical Center at the Progress Through People Luncheon at noon Thursday, Sept. 19, at 100 Technology Drive in Hinesville.
Hinesville, Liberty County, Liberty County School System and Liberty Regional Medical Center are partnering with the University of Georgia Cooperative Extension to encourage local residents to make physical activity a habit.
Winn Army Community Hospital at Fort Stewart hosted its third annual baby expo Aug. 24 in an effort to provide information and education to new and expecting parents. The event was open to the public, and more than 520 families attended.
I can always tell exactly when football season arrives. My husband will be firmly planted on the couch Saturday and Sunday, shouting expletives at the television. I know from now until the first week of February, we won't be going anywhere or doing anything over the weekends.
The Medical Department Activity at Fort Stewart celebrated the grand opening of the newly expanded Refill Pharmacy during an Aug. 21 ceremony at the new location.
The Bone & Joint Institute of South Georgia announced their Jesup and Waycross offices are now open Saturdays between 8 and 11am.
Liberty County received a $5,000 grant from ACCG, Georgia's county-advancement association. The grant was obtained through the Georgia Department of Public Health and will be used to bolster the county's employee wellness program and health-promotion efforts.
The Bone & Joint Institute of South Georgia announces the addition of Dr. Christopher E. Swanson to its staff. Swanson is an orthopedic surgeon and will start seeing patients Monday.