CHICAGO - Whether sipping beer, wine or whiskey, women who drink just three alcoholic beverages a week face slightly higher chances for developing breast cancer compared with teetotalers, a study of more than 100,000 U.S. nurses found.
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?
The fourth annual drive-through flu clinic on Fort Stewart is scheduled for 11 a.m.-5 p.m. today and Thursday in the Winn Army Community Hospital overflow parking lot at the corner of Harmon Avenue and 6th Street.
A new emergency care clinic soon will open in Hinesville at the corner of East Oglethorpe Highway and Gen. Stewart Way. According to Hannah Paquette, marketing director for Georgia Emergency Associates, the South Georgia Immediate Care Center will start seeing patients in Hinesville on Nov. 15.
ATLANTA - State Sen. Buddy Carter, R-Pooler, recently received the 2011 Legislative Champion of the Year Award from the Georgia Academy of Family Physicians.
A small sign on the wall in the kitchen/dining room reads, "Hope," suggesting that hope is one of the many services provided by the Tri-County Protective Agency Inc., an emergency shelter for victims of domestic violence.
WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court could decide as early as Nov. 10 whether to hear a challenge to President Barack Obama's health care overhaul this term.
Q: My husband won't allow our 17-year-old daughter to date. She is an excellent student, very involved in activities at school and church and never has given us any major problems.
Gastroesophageal reflux disease affects up to 20 percent of Americans every day, making it one of the most common medical conditions in the United States, according to the National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse website, digestive.niddk.nih.gov.
ATLANTA - Back in the 1990s, the federal government tried an unusual social experiment: It offered thousands of poor women in big-city public housing a chance to live in more affluent neighborhoods.
If you've read a newspaper or listened to the radio or television news lately, you probably have some grave concerns about incidents with the Mexican drug cartel and residents as well as the U.S. border patrol.
Once upon a time, I thought - as did and still do many if not most people in my profession - that behavior modification was going to make the discipline of a child as simple and straightforward as teaching a rat to run a maze.
Downtown Hinesville will be home to a pink invasion Thursday night when multiple community groups come together to raise awareness for breast cancer.
The Liberty County Health Department will hold a drive-through flu vaccination clinic from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 27, at James A. Brown Park in Hinesville.
The Savannah affiliate of the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network - the national organization responsible for research, patient support, community outreach and advocacy for a cure - recently commended Hinesville community leaders for introducing a proclamation recognizing November as National Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month. The action draws attention to the need for research funding for early detection tools and effective treatment options for patients.
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 ...
Children may call it heartless, but the American Heart Association has issued stringent new guidelines on how much sugar children should consume.