Survival rates over a five-year period for colorectal cancer range from 74 percent in Stage 1 to 6 percent in Stage 4, officials say.
Roughly 500 toys are donated by a Florida-based organization for the pediatric patients at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital.
The Stryker surgical navigation system was introduced at the former Palmyra Medical Center in October 2010.
According to statistics, it costs seven times more to treat mentally ill prisoners than the cost for private care.
Kimberly Scott tells Kiwanis Club of Dougherty County that group wants to make all schools in region tobacco-free.
In the U.S., 3.2 million women and 330,000 men were working in the nursing field in 2011, according to the U.S. census.
Health & Fitness column
In most of my fitness articles I give advice on sensible ways to lose weight and burn body fat. Although I get fewer requests for advice on gaining weight and building muscle, this should be a goal of most. Even those wanting to gain weight do not want to gain fat and those that want to lose weight should not want to lose muscle.
House Bill 230 failed to meet the crossover deadline, meaning it would have to wait until next year to receive a vote.
Denise Linnenkohl has been the county nurse manager for the Colquitt County Health Department since November 2007.
If you had asked me five years ago if I’d ever start teaching water aerobics, I would have said no. My workout routine had always been on land and included high school and college softball and basketball.
TAn administrative hearing regarding the purchase of Palmyra Medical Center had initially been scheduled for Sept. 19, 2011.
The Hospital Authority of Albany-Dougherty County meets in executive session to discuss legal issues.
About 70 people attended an Albany spiritual care training conference on Thursday at Phoebe Northwest.
The luncheon event is to raise awareness about the No. 2 cancer killer in the U.S.
A fundraiser exceeds its goal in raising money to fight cancer in Southwest Georgia.
Health and Wellness
- Keep kids healthy over the summer
- Cardio team leader named Nurse of the Year 1 comment
- Jolie undergoes preventative double Mastectomy 15 comments
- Be smart when asking for help
- Two area dancers win top prize
- Mental health month under way 1 comment
- Albany gathering documents for Justice investigation 4 comments
- Lee County woman given new lease on life 1 comment
- 'Anchor Open' benefit golf tournament nears
- Registration set for YMCA youth basketball, tee ball