Health & Fitness
An individuals diet accounts for about 80 percent of the fitness equation, which means it must be addressed in any fitness program.
Turner Job Corps is hosting its second breast cancer walk on Oct. 25, with one of its endowment female professional development program leaders serving as the face of the event.
The American Cancer Society estimates that nearly 40,000 will lose their battle to breast cancer this year.
The Afforable Care Act is designed to make significant changes to the health care system, and potentially to how employers provide health care coverage to employees.
The Albany Area YMCA welcomed its new president and CEO Dan J Gillan this week. Gillian said he sees a lot of potential for the organization in Albany.
Health & Fitness column
Everyone associates this time of the year with Halloween and, of course, that means … getting lots of candy. Beyond that, though, the fall season means new veggies, including pumpkins.
Sequestration, the decision by Georgia to not expand Medicaid and the general economic outlook are among the things that have resulted in cuts throughout Phoebe Putney Health System, Phoebe CEO Joel Wernick said Wednesday.
An economic outlook that is uncertain but sure to bring changes in reimbursements and regulations has prompted Phoebe Putney Health System to cut 33 high-level positions.
About 232,340 new cases of invasive breast cancer were expected to be diagnosed this year, statistics from the American Cancer Society show.
There are currently 38 patient rooms in three units at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital with teleconferencing capabilities designed to provide an on-call service when a physican cannot be in the room.
A Table with a View
After 25 years on the job in Albany, Joel Wernick is one of the area’s most influential business leaders.
Among the lowest qualified health plan rates to come out of the market place under the Affordable Care Act shows that the lowest rates will be in the north Georgia area.
A forum presented by state Sen. Freddie Powell Sims, District 12, presented a forum featuring Pamela Roshell from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to discuss the Affordable Care Act in relation to the market place.
Sporting clay shooters participate in Saturday’s event to raise funds for the ALS Association of Georgia.
The Walmart SuperCenter in East Albany today will be the first of seven to partner with district health officials as locations for flu shots.
Health and Wellness
- Athens attracting aspiring and practicing physicians
- Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital hosts Lights of Love
- Southwest Georgia public health officials encouraging people to get their flu shots
- MICHELE MOULTON: Family is what matters most
- Georgia has highest maternal death rate in the country
- Jingle Bell Jog in Albany set for Saturday
- Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital approves audited financial statements
- Groups succeed in lowering hospital readmission rates
- KIRSTEN LUPINSKI: Have a healthy holiday season
- CARLTON FLETCHER: Series resurfaces memories of personal cancer battle