The event will be held Friday and Saturday
Georgia Statewide Coalition on Blindness convention celebrates 17 years of advocacy as the organization strives for its new vision of employment and equality.
Settles charges of overcharging Medicare patients
The U.S. Attorney’s Office in the Northern District of Georgia said that from 2004 to 2008, the Medical Center of Central Georgia billed Medicare for inpatient services when the billing should have been for less costly outpatient or observation services.
Book deals with social aspect of health care, author says
Dr. Simone Josey, an Ohio native raised in Jamaica, wrote the book primarily with health care providers in mind to encourage them to remember that practicing medicine is more than achieving a diagnosis.
Few abused children show signs of physical damage
Finding physical evidence of sexual abuse in an adolescent is even more unlikely than in a child.
Four physicians, three affiliate staff applicants in most recent round
The Phoebe Professional Affairs Committee reviewed on Monday the credentialing report that had been seen by the Credentials and Bylaws Committee on March 30 and the Medical Executive Committee on April 7. It was approved to go before the full board.
An alphabetical listing of summer camps and workshops for children and youth
These are summer camps set for the Albany area, with ages ranging from pre-kindergarten to high school seniors.
HEATH AND FITNESS: Cutting calories does not make your body to decide to not lose any more weight
The main reason the body comes to plateaus during dieting or exercise, besides noncompliance with the program, is that when weight is lost and you become more physically fit, your body uses fewer calories to perform the same workload.
Albany survivors and supporters walk from dusk to dawn
The Cancer Society Relay for Life sends teams raise money to fight cancer.
Donor centers in Albany and Macon to stop accepting platelet donations on June 19
After June 19, Albany platelet donors will be invited to donate platelets at the Red Cross Valdosta Blood Donation Center and Macon platelet donors will be invited to donate platelets at the Red Cross Columbus Blood Donor Center.
Georgia Center for Oncology Reserach and Education is important state-wide partner
One of the many ways the Georgia Center for Oncology Research and Education (CORE) is helping cancer patients and their families deal handle the difficulty of dealing with a diagnosis, is through various statewide partnerships that help offer a variety of programs and services.
Four siblings native to Clay County now struggling with disease
One family native to Clay County includes four siblings, three sisters and one brother, who are all in various stages of Alzheimer’s disease. The generation behind them includes 10 who are scared they may be next.
ASU IT specialist overcomes physical, psychological damage of accident on his bike
A year after a severe accident that led to eight months of rehab, Lonnie Wormley exorcised his demons with a 200-mile bike ride.
Georgia spends $18.48 per capita on public health
Georgia ranks 37th among states in per capita spending on public health, according to a newly released report.
Jon Howell will leave the post on May 1
Jon Howell is leaving as CEO/president of the Georgia Health Care Association after “difference of opinion on an internal policy matter.”
Junior League of Albany to host Kids in the Kitchen event
This weekend members of the Junior League of Albany are hoping to share some healthy eating and lifestyle choices with area children when the organization hosts its annual Kids in the Kitchen event at the Albany Mall.
Health and Wellness
- Georgia Statewide Coalition on Blindness Convention headed to Albany
- Macon hospital agrees to pay $20 million
- Albany podiatrist authors book, to host book signing event
- Limits on physical evidence in sex abuse cases
- Medical staff applicants reviewed by Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital
- Albany area 2015 summer camps
- PERRY BUCHANAN: 'Starvation mode' doesn't stop weight loss
- Albany Relay for Life raises funds to fight cancer | PHOTO GALLERY
- Albany Blood Donor Center to soon discontinue platelet donations
- Georgia CORE helps fight against cancer