Health

Minority Mental Health Awareness Month

Mental health conditions do not discriminate based on race, color, gender or identity. Anyone can experience the challenges of mental illness regardless of their background. However, background and identity can make access to…

Study: Wildfire Smoke Harmful To Health

(CNN) - Scientists say smoke from wildfires can have an immediate harmful effect on a community. That is the conclusion of a study released on Wednesday. Researchers from the University of British Columbia's School of Population and Public Health…

Great Wolf Lodge in LaGrange Reopens!

Great Wolf Lodge Georgia in LaGrange announced it will welcome guests back to the resort beginning Tuesday, June 16, providing a close, convenient staycation for families looking to take that long-awaited getaway together.…

Smokers Contracting Covid get Sicker

  Health experts are sounding the alarm about covid-19 and smoking. They say the habit can make you much sicker if you contract the virus…

Study: Obesity May Reduce Quality Of Sleep

(CNN) - Can sleeping too little cause you to gain weight? Or does weight gain cause sleep loss by itself? A new study funded by the NIH and National Science Foundation tries to shed light on that. It's part…

Study: Taking A Bath Could Be Good For Your Health

(CNN) - A new study suggests bathing could be good for your heart. It found that a daily hot bath was associated with a 28% lower risk of heart disease and a 26% lower risk of stroke. Researchers believe…

Eat Right Bite By Bite

Carolyn O'Neil MS RD, is a noted nutrition expert, award-winning food journalist and television personality well-known for her refreshing food philosophy: “the more you know, the more you can eat!” After…

Kemp, DPH Roll Out Status Report Website for COVID-19 in Georgia

ATLANTA – Today Governor Kemp and Kathleen E. Toomey, M.D., M.P.H., Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) commissioner, announced a daily status report page for confirmed COVID-19 cases in Georgia. This will replace nightly news releases from the Governor’s Office…