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Mammogram unit to visit Ludowici

The Southeast Georgia Health System Wellness on Wheels mobile-health vehicle will provide screenings from 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesday, April 22, at the IGA supermarket on Highway 84 in Ludowici. All mammograms require a physician’s order. Insurance is accepted and financial assistance is available to patients who qualify.

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Updated: apr. 13, 2014 10:59 a.m.
Aromatherapy promoted for depression, PTSD

Aromatherapy promoted for depression, PTSD

A crowd consisting of many veterans gathered March 27 at Farmer’s Natural Foods in Hinesville for a health seminar on easing symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder. The nearly two-hour seminar was facilitated by author Kaliana Schmidt, a natural-emotional-care advocate.

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Updated: apr. 06, 2014 9:00 p.m.
Stewart marks Brain Injury Awareness Month

Stewart marks Brain Injury Awareness Month

The Fort Stewart Warrior Restoration Center teamed up with the Fort Stewart Fire Department on March 27 for an event held at the Main Exchange.

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Updated: apr. 06, 2014 8:00 p.m.
Italian trip focuses on dietary choices

Italian trip focuses on dietary choices

I recently was fortunate to be among a group of 24 nutrition and public-health students from Georgia Southern and Armstrong Atlantic State universities who spent a week exploring Verona, Italy, and the Tuscan countryside by day and learning how to prepare Italian dishes by night. It was an especially memorable spring break.

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Updated: apr. 06, 2014 7:30 p.m.
Service dogs help soldiers with PTSD

Service dogs help soldiers with PTSD

It’s often been said that dogs are man’s best friend, and the members of Woof P.A.C.T. (Partners Are Created Together) want to ensure soldiers suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder are never without faithful companions.

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Updated: apr. 06, 2014 7:00 p.m.
YMCA of Coastal Georgia raises $650,000

YMCA of Coastal Georgia raises $650,000

The YMCA of Coastal Georgia held its 159th annual meeting March 25 at the Armstrong Center on Abercorn Street in Savannah.

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Updated: apr. 06, 2014 7:00 p.m.
Healthy snacks can keep you trim, cool

Healthy snacks can keep you trim, cool

Healthy snacks often can be difficult to find or make in a pinch, especially when you are starving and a satisfying nibble is nowhere in sight. It is far too easy to reach for junk food when nutritious options aren’t accessible.

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Updated: apr. 06, 2014 6:30 p.m.
Leukemia fighters name candidates for honors

Leukemia fighters name candidates for honors

Jessica Neeley of Richmond Hill has been selected as a candidate in the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s Man and Woman of the Year campaign. Neeley joins other community leaders to see who can raise the most money for the organization in a 10-week time period, which started March 27. Money raised during the campaign will advance LLS’s mission to cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life for patients and their families.

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Updated: apr. 06, 2014 5:00 p.m.


Public Health Week is coming up

To commemorate National Public Health week on April 7-13, the Coastal Health District has given each day of the week a theme in an effort to send the public several health-related messages.

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Updated: apr. 05, 2014 10:00 p.m.


Obamacare deadline passes

The first open enrollment for health-insurance coverage under the Affordable Care Act ended Monday. State Rep. Al Williams, D-Midway, held two enrollment sessions in Hinesville and Midway on Saturday to register uninsured residents before the deadline.  

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Chamber hears of tele-medicine project

Chamber hears of tele-medicine project

Stroke is a “brain attack,” and the fourth-leading cause of death. About 795,000 strokes occur each year. One occurs every 40 seconds, taking a life about every four minutes. Two million brain cells die every minute during stroke. Women are twice more likely to die from stroke than from breast cancer annually.

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Updated: mar. 31, 2014 4:44 p.m.

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481 E.G. Miles Parkway, Suite C,
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Comprehensive OB/GYN Health Center
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Adam Boldt, DO, FAAP
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Hinesville
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Hinesville
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