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Shoot to Kill Cancer takes on disease

Shoot to Kill Cancer takes on disease

The second annual Shoot to Kill Cancer Sporting Clays Fun Shoot last weekend in Midway benefited the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society and the annual Light the Night Walk in Savannah. All proceeds from the fundraiser went to support blood-cancer research. The fun shoot and the Light the Night Walk are designed to drum up awareness for survivors and support for the families of those who’ve lost their battles with blood cancers, such as leukemia, lymphoma and myeloma.  

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Updated: sep. 21, 2014 11:00 p.m.
Help yourself with health literacy

Help yourself with health literacy

The door opens, and at last you’re face-to-face with the health professional — a doctor, nurse or physician’s assistant — you’ve been nervously waiting to see. You’re not feeling well, and you are worried about your health. You want answers. What you may not realize is that you’re not the only person in the room with problems.

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Updated: sep. 21, 2014 8:30 p.m.
ASU professor recognized for work

ASU professor recognized for work

SAVANNAH —  Douglas E. Masini, Ed.D., head of Armstrong State University’s Diagnostic and Therapeutic Sciences Department, recently was selected as a Fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians. Masini, who also serves as Armstrong’s respiratory therapy program coordinator, is one of only four non-physicians to be selected for the honor.

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Updated: sep. 21, 2014 7:00 p.m.
Red Cross app makes donating easier

Red Cross app makes donating easier

The American Red Cross has launched a first-of-its kind Blood Donor App that puts the power to save lives in the palms of people’s hands.

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Updated: sep. 21, 2014 5:00 p.m.
Glynn, Camden hospitals tout economic impact

Glynn, Camden hospitals tout economic impact

BRUNSWICK — Southeast Georgia Health System hospitals in Glynn and Camden counties generated more than $533 million in revenue for the local and state economies, according to a recent report by the Georgia Hospital Association, the state’s largest hospital trade association.

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Updated: sep. 21, 2014 3:30 p.m.
Protein appears to fight arthritic bone loss

Protein appears to fight arthritic bone loss

AUGUSTA — A small protein named GILZ appears to protect against the bone loss that often accompanies arthritis and its treatment, researchers report.

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Updated: sep. 21, 2014 3:00 p.m.
Activity ideas help kids stay fit

Activity ideas help kids stay fit

AUGUSTA — A small protein named GILZ appears to protect against the bone loss that often accompanies arthritis and its treatment, researchers report.

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Updated: sep. 21, 2014 1:00 p.m.
Girls Night Out encourages mammograms

Girls Night Out encourages mammograms

JESUP — On Tuesday and Thursday evenings in October, Wayne Memorial Hospital will host Girls Night Out as a part of national Breast Cancer Awareness Month to encourage women to have their annual mammograms.  

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Updated: sep. 19, 2014 9:00 p.m.
West Rehab owner selling ribbons for disabled

West Rehab owner selling ribbons for disabled

West Rehab owner and administrator Brian West is selling blue hanging door ribbons to raise funds and spread awareness for the Savannah AMBUCS’ third annual Celebrity Bowlapalooza.

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Updated: sep. 07, 2014 9:00 p.m.
GSU School of Nursing gets $2M grant

GSU School of Nursing gets $2M grant

STATESBORO — Georgia Southern University’s School of Nursing received more than $2.2 million in grant funding this summer, which will serve three purposes: help to establish a center for nursing scholarship and research, introduce a new graduate-level Chronic Illness Certificate Program and provide scholarships to students seeking family nurse practitioner degrees.

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Updated: sep. 07, 2014 7:00 p.m.
What is your relationship with food?

What is your relationship with food?

Are you hungry right now? Is it time for lunch, or is it the middle of the afternoon? Are you feeling bored, stressed or eager to sit down at the table with your family? What do you plan to eat for dinner? Will you have to stop at the grocery store or go to a restaurant? When you really think about it, eating isn’t as simple as it sounds.

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Updated: sep. 07, 2014 6:00 p.m.
Blame late nights for underperforming teens

Blame late nights for underperforming teens

It’s a fact that a good night’s sleep is essential to optimal performance, no matter the task. It is also a fact that America’s teens, generally speaking, don’t get enough sleep. Ergo, American teens, as a group, underperform in school.

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Updated: sep. 07, 2014 4:30 p.m.
ARTrageous bras raise awareness

ARTrageous bras raise awareness

The Southeast Georgia Health System Foundation is inviting the community to participate in the ARTrageous Bras Fundraiser by decorating a bra to benefit the health system cancer care programs.

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Updated: sep. 07, 2014 2:30 p.m.
Alzheimer's Association helps families, victims

Alzheimer's Association helps families, victims

If there was a deadly disease that potentially could affect everyone in the world, wouldn’t people want to know about it?

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Updated: sep. 07, 2014 12:30 p.m.
Georgia urologist takes regional post

Georgia urologist takes regional post

Dr. Jack M. Amie of Brunswick recently took office as the 78th president of the Southeastern Section of the American Urological Association Inc. It’s the nation’s largest section of the American Urological Association, representing 2,400 physicians specializing in the diagnosis, medical and surgical treatment of urological diseases.

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Updated: sep. 07, 2014 11:47 a.m.
WellCare donates $20K to help homeless students

WellCare donates $20K to help homeless students

TAMPA, Fla. — WellCare Health Plans Inc. recently donated $20,000 to the Orange Duffel Bag Initiative, a Georgia nonprofit organization that provides advocacy and professional coaching to teens and young adults who are most at-risk of not successfully completing their education as well as students who are homeless or in foster care group homes.

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Updated: sep. 07, 2014 9:30 a.m.
Diabetes topic of free classes set

Diabetes topic of free classes set

BRUNSWICK — In the United States, 25.8 million people have diabetes, and another 79 million have prediabetes, a condition where their blood sugars are higher than normal but not high enough to be diagnosed with diabetes.

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Updated: sep. 06, 2014 6:00 p.m.
Battling cancer with natural treatment

Battling cancer with natural treatment

Twenty-first century technology has paved the way for new approaches to treating diseases, like cancer.

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