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Total Wellness Session scheduled for May 18

The second session of the 2021 Total Wellness Series is scheduled for Tuesday, May 18, at noon, at the Sudie A. Fulford Community Learning Center on the campus of East Georgia State College. Emanuel …

Total Wellness Session scheduled for May 18

The second session of the 2021 Total Wellness Series is scheduled for Tuesday, May 18, at noon, at the Sudie A. Fulford Community Learning Center on the campus of East Georgia State College. Emanuel …

Give blood with the Red Cross during National Volunteer Month

With no substitute for blood and no way to manufacture it, volunteer donors are essential for hospital patients in need of transfusions. During National Volunteer Month this April, the American Red …
Health videos
How to winter-proof your shower routine

(BPT) - The cold weather can really do a number on your skin. To help combat winter dryness, Olay Body joined forces with board-certified dermatologist Dr. Sheila Farhang who offers tips for winter-proofing your shower routine.

What Would You Do If Your Child Had a 1 in a Million Rare Disease?

(BPT) - Imagine learning immediately after the birth of your child that they have an extremely rare condition for which your local hospital is completely ill equipped to handle (through no fault of their own). That’s exactly what happened to Clara and her mom and dad.

The Tipping Point: A Journey With a Rare Disease

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Free inTransition program reduces barriers to psychological care for service members and veterans [Video]

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Prostate Cancer Screenings on the Decline with Concerns Surrounding COVID-19: What Men Should Know

(BPT) - In the early part of the COVID-19 pandemic, many areas of the country banned nonessential medical procedures in an effort to slow the spread of the disease. As a result, many physicians saw …

5 simple tips to keep heartburn at bay

(BPT) - Heartburn can come on unexpectedly. That uncomfortable burning sensation in the center of your chest can last anywhere from a few minutes to a few hours.Fortunately, there are a few easy …

Support For People With Disabilities On The Journey To Work

(NAPSI)—About 40.7 million Americans have some kind of disability, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. If you or someone you care about has a disability, you may wonder what it means for …

Tiny Teeth Are A BIG Deal

(NAPSI)—With more than half of the state’s third graders having experienced tooth decay, the Tooth Fairy is canvassing the state—virtually—to help improve the dental health habits of her …

Five Tips for Seniors When Choosing Online Workout Classes

(NewsUSA) - The first month of the New Year is galloping by and many folks are still sorting out their goals and resolutions for 2021. Hooray for you if you've already set your goals. For those …

American Heart Association Issues Call to Live Fierce

(NewsUSA) - Despite the devastating toll of COVID-19, heart disease remains the no. 1 cause of death in the U.S and worldwide. The American Heart Association, the leading global volunteer …

Three Ways to Change Attitudes About Race

(NewsUSA) - Awareness of racism increased as Black Lives Matter protests spread across the country last summer. In response, psychoanalysts suggest three ways to change attitudes about race -- …

How to choose the best face mask

(BPT) - Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, you have probably wondered what kind of face mask provides the most effective protection but is also easy and comfortable. You have probably also …

Support Immune Systems with Hearty, Wholesome Dishes

If feeding your family wholesome meals is a daily goal, keep in mind you can serve up tasty foods that also feed your immune system by including ingredients like mushrooms.

When Feeling Dizzy Should Raise Health Concerns

(BPT) - While on a family vacation in Europe, Keith suddenly felt lightheaded and fell in the bathroom. At the time, he didn’t think much of it. Years later, he and his wife were renovating a …

5 Facts You Should Know About Leukemia

(BPT) - Heather, of Yorba Linda, California, was diagnosed with a form of leukemia, acute myeloid leukemia (AML), in late 2017. One morning, when she woke up extremely pale and covered with bruises, …

How to Smooth 'Crepey' Skin on Arms and Legs

(NewsUSA) - Managing the effects of skin aging includes tackling the common complaint of skin crepiness. Crepiness refers to a sagging appearance caused in part by lack of moisture in the skin; women …

Poems That Can Help With Healing In Hard Times

(NAPSI)—You may be able to bring some comfort to your friends and family members who have been grieving a loss in these difficult days.  Poetry And Emotion There’s a new book that …

6 Myths About Pet Allergies

(NewsUSA) - By gaining a better understanding of the allergies caused by pets, you may be able to find a healthier coexistence with your furry friend. According to The Humane Society, 62 percent of …

(NAPSI)—Does your college graduate need health insurance? Perhaps this is the last thing you are asking yourself but may be among the most significant. About one in five people in their 20s do not …
(NAPSI)—The National Center for Health Statistics estimates 4 million babies will be born this year. If you’re having one of them, congratulations. If that one is causing you morning sickness, …
(NAPSI)—If you ever have trouble seeing your way clear to getting your eyes checked, here’s a case to consider: Genida White could tell her vision was gradually getting worse, but she …
(NAPSI)—There is good news for many individuals who care for a loved one living with an injury or illness connected to military service. They’re now eligible for free professional …
by Laurie Cooke, PGDip, RPh, CAE (NAPSI)—The groundswell of energy around gender parity and equity—in healthcare and in the larger world—has been palpable. Attention has reached an even …
(NewsUSA) - Now more than ever, we worry about maintaining our good health, and we are especially concerned about having a strong immune system that can take on all types of …
(NewsUSA) - With summer right around the corner, spring is a great time to get started on your health and wellness goals like moving more and losing weight. Just take it from Rose Kis. Like so many …
(NewsUSA) - - Tomar el control de tu salud cardíaca mediante el monitoreo de algunos números de salud básicos puede contribuir a una vida más larga y saludable. Prestar …
(NewsUSA) - The data for the safety and effectiveness of the various COVID-19 vaccines continue to rise, and cases continue to fall as more individuals get vaccinated. If you or someone you love has …
(NewsUSA) - Witnessing a cardiac arrest can be frightening, but don't be afraid to take action -- two simple steps can save a life. Each year, more than 350,000 cardiac arrests occur outside of a …
Even before COVID-19 limited social contact with friends, family and colleagues, many adults experienced loneliness and depression due to limited contact with others.
By plane, boat and foot, 2 billion COVID-19 vaccines are making their way to some of the most remote corners of the globe as part of the largest and fastest vaccine operation in history.
For people living with age-related macular degeneration (AMD), everyday activities such as cooking, driving or reading can be challenging.
People who are sensitive and exposed to indoor allergy triggers, such as dust or animal dander, may find that these allergens affect their asthma.
Consider these four ideas from Remembering a Life, an online resource from the experts at the National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA).