Did you know that each of our amazing feet contain more than 26 bones, four arches and 33 joints? There are more than 250,000 sweat glands in the feet that produce about 500 milliliters of sweat per day. In an average lifetime, a person will walk a distance equivalent to more than three trips around the earth. On average, we walk 3,000 steps per day, so our feet take a lot of abuse. Those who run or walk as a form of exercise may take as many as 10,000 steps per day. So it seems our feet ...
Grab your books and this crunchy, sweet breakfast treat as you dash off to school.
When it comes to families' routines, parents often may feel like they're performing a juggling act. With school, work, extracurricular activities, medical appointments, play dates and chores, schedules quickly become so jam-packed that cooking wholesome, healthy dinners takes a backseat. The daily grind makes it easy and convenient to deliver dinner from a bag.
Here are some upcoming races that will help you get in shape, make friends and have fun:
Pregnancy is a time of major change for a woman's body. Many things influence the health of an unborn baby, and a lot of women don't realize their oral health can directly affect a little one in the developmental stages.
Kids are curious by nature, and few things parents do go unnoticed by their children.
NEW YORK- Teens who routinely smoke marijuana risk a long-term drop in their IQ, a new study suggests.
ATLANTA - Poor and uninsured people in Georgia who need medication to treat HIV and AIDS will no longer need to be placed on a waiting list.
Calling children "our soldiers' most important family members," Col. Ronald Place, commander of the U.S. Army Medical Department Activity for Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield, welcomed guests filling Winn Army Community Hospital's pediatric clinic Thursday for a ribbon-cutting ceremony.
Q: Our 13-year-old daughter has been mature for her age from early on. She takes advanced classes and makes straight A's. She's also talented musically.
MILWAUKEE - Paul Ryan works out and watches his diet, but a new study shows that clean living can only go so far to help people like the vice presidential candidate overcome a strong family history of heart disease.
SAVANNAH - Childhood obesity is a growing concern across the nation. Georgia is not immune to this epidemic. Nearly 40 percent of the state's children classified as overweight or obese, which is the second-highest child-obesity rate in the U.S.
There will be a free health fair from 7 a.m.-noon Wednesday, Aug. 22, at Ludowici City Hall, 469 N. Macon St.
Hinesville Mayor Jim Thomas recently signed a proclamation at city hall in recognition of National Health Center Week. He also recognized Diversity Health Center.
ATLANTA (AP) - All baby boomers should get a one-time blood test to learn if they have the liver-destroying hepatitis C virus, U.S. health officials said Thursday.
Italian researchers say pasta eating is linked to a healthy body weight. Before you roll your eyes, know that an older study in the U ...
Pregnancy is not an excuse to skip your workout, a new study confirms.
Kids are natural climbers. They climb trees, fences and just about anything they can grab hold of.
Recently, my 6-year-old daughter, Azure, was sitting at the computer when some instructions popped up that required some reading that she had difficulty doing herself ...
Young adults are staying on their parents' health-insurance plans longer, and they're seeing their childhood pediatricians even when they're old enough to have ...
Everyone knows they shouldn't eat cookie dough because of the risk of salmonella from raw eggs. (Not that this stops many of us from ...
With modern life as fast-paced and busy as it is, many of us find ourselves exhausted not only by the end of the day, but ...