Albany hospital hosting blood drive immediately after Christmas
The blood drive also comes at a time in which blood products are traditionally in shorter supply due to holiday festivities and fewer drives taking place.
Health behaviors cited as areas needed for improvement in recent report
A recent report showed that things such as childhood poverty and obesity are the things that still need to be improved on to help the overall state of health in Georgia.
HEALTH & FITNESS: Exercise-induced asthma can be a wintertime problem for some
While the cooler weather can make excerise more invigorating, those who suffer from exercise-induced asthma may need to take their workout program indoors.
Next week will mark the 103rd trip in 56 years for The St. Jude Santa
Joe Farris is ready to make his 103rd trip in 56 years to deliver Chistmas cheer to young patients of St. Jude Children’s Hospital in Memphis, Tenn.
Fitzgerald hospital officials accuse Health System and Phoebe Dorminy Medical Center of breach of contract
The Hospital Authority of Ben Hill County filed a complaint against Phoebe Health System and Phoebe Dorminy the day before Health System officials announced Phoebe was ending an agreement to manage the Fitzgerald hospital.
The Dougherty County Medical Society donation will help fund health sciencces scholarships at Darton State College
The Dougherty County Medical Society raised the money in October at its annual Riverfront Run.
Created from a 1970 photograph, the image of the “Silent Messenger” has long been a symbol used in association with Shriner’s hospitals.
Physicians report signs of substantial flu season
Phoebe officials are asking those not actively involved in caregiving to avoid visits to the hospital.
Group member questions Hospital Authority and commissioner's integrity
Four citizens, angered over the Dougherty County Commission’s rejection of Dr. Price Corr for the Hospital Authority, speak their mind.
Public health employee terminated, arrested for impersonating nurse
Robin Jones faces charges of forgery and prescribing dangerous medications after impersonating a nurse at the Dougherty County Health Department, police officials say.
Hospital committee reviews a number of reappointments
As the end of the year approaches, there were a number of physicians from multiple departments whose reappointments were received by the professional affairs committee on Monday.
HEALTH & FITNESS: The holiday season can be a joyful time, but it can also be stressful and depressing at times
Planning and taking steps to relieve stress and depression can mae the Christmas holidays a more pleasant experience, times that you can enjoy with family and friends.
Management of Dorminy Medical Center to go to Hospital Authority of Ben Hill County
Phoebe Putney Health System is working to transition management of the hospital that has been known as Phoebe Dorminy Medical Center to officials in Ben Hill County.
New medical school in Athens helping bring specialists to the community
The ability to attract a wider range of specialized physicians is a boon for Athens, which was something of an anomaly before the medical campus was created. There are two established hospitals and large group practices in several areas, including orthopedics, internal medicine and cardiology, but there were gaps.
Albany hospital hosts ceremony recognizing cancer fundraising campaign
This year, the Lights of Love campaign raised $54,000 to go toward renovation an area of the cancer center at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital.
Health and Wellness
- MICHELE MOULTON: Just one degree makes a world of difference
- KIRSTEN LUPINSKI: Bake up some fun, healthy snacks
- SOWEGA Council on Aging hosts luncheon on diabetes awareness
- Phoebe North focus for Phoebe Putney Health System in 2014
- PERRY BUCHANAN: Forget setbacks, and stick to your goals
- In Southwest Georgia, the Affordable Care Act is having trouble living up to its name
- KIRSTEN LUPINSKI: Another celebration day is just around the corner
- PERRY BUCHANAN: Some old school still good in new year
- Lights of Love surpasses fundraising goal
- Medical College of Georgia dean visits Albany, gives update on institution