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SUICIDE PREVENTION CONFERENCE HOSTED AT CALLAWAY GARDENS

The Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities (DBHDD) and the Georgia College and State University Coalition is hosting the 2019 Suicide Prevention Conference in Pine Mountain on September 23-25,…

Diabetes and Heart Disease

  In Your Medical Minute, Diabetes increases the risk of heart failure, especially in women. That's according to a new study of 12 million people across the globe. It showed women with…

The Benefits of Regenerative Medicine

West Georgia Regenerative Medicine was created to provide regenerative alternatives to patients for pain and to avoid surgery. According to Dr. Jay Brodwyn, they are using PRP, which is platelet rich plasma, as well…

Everything You Need to Know About the Measles

From January 1 to May 3, 2019, 764 individual cases of measles have been confirmed in 23 states.  This is the greatest number of cases reported in the U.S. since 1994 and…

More Americans Breathing Polluted Air

In Your Health News, Over 40 percent of Americans are breathing polluted air. That's according to the American Lung Association's latest state of the air report. It shows 141 million people lived in areas with unhealthy levels of ozone or…

Check for Bone Loss

In Your Health Minute, A new study suggests many people with bone loss may be under treated. Researchers found just 19-percent of osteoporosis patients got adequate…

Healthy Hearts for Women

In Your Health Minute, Most young women don't worry about their heart health. Researchers from Boston Children's Hospital surveyed over 300 women between 15 and 24 years old. Only 10…

Smoking and Diabetes

In Your Health Minute, A new Harvard study suggests quitting smoking is worth it for people with diabetes even if they gain some weight. Researchers tracked the…