CANCER CHRONICLES PART 3: Carlton Breast Center deemed a jewel by cancer survivor
Realtor Patsy Martin, 74, is back at work with the energy of someone half her age after undergoing a bilateral mastectomy just over a year ago.
CANCER CHRONICLES PART 2: An entrepreneur's cancer is in remission after head, neck treatment
An Albany businessman has a new outlook on life after battling an aggressive form of cancer.
CANCER CHRONICLES: Troy Kimsey says God gave him a heart for medicine
Phoebe Cancer Center Director of Surgical Oncology Dr. Troy Kimsey says he chose medicine over the ministry after a bit of divine intervention.
Top hospital facing nearly $100 million in funding cuts
Ellyn Jeager of Mental Health America of Georgia said closing the Grady program “would be devastating.’’
CANCER CHRONICLES PART 1: Diagnosis of survivor's cancer starts with tickle
After a “15-minute pity party,” Dennis Vann said he got down to the business of beating cancer.
CANCER CHRONICLES: Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital’s Cancer Center prepares for change
Dr. Robert Krywicki splits time between administrative duties and patient care as oncology services director at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital’s Cancer Center.
Federal officials mandated the closure of Southwestern State Hospital in Thomasville
Area mental health officials say patients detained by law enforcement will not be housed in Albany.
Committee approves six physician appointments and three nurse practitioners
Phoebe professional affairs committee OKs six physician appointments, three nurse practitioners and 93 staff reappointments.
Cancer survivor Patsy Martin has the honor of lighting this year's tree
Lights of Love is an annual tree lighting ceremony that gives the community an opportunity to honor or remember their loved ones while giving a special gift to cancer patients and their families.
Agency working in more than 30 counties to expand health care career opportunities
SOWEGA-AHEC has been working for roughly 23 years in more than 30 counties to expand health care education and career opportunities from kindergarten through post-medical school.
HEALTH AND FITNESS: Some planning can help fight expanding waistlines during the holidays
It is OK to overindulge some during the holidays, but a goal should be to not let eating get completely out of control.
Child psychiatrist from Atlanta gives overview on austism
Officials with the Babies Cant Wait program based in Albany say about one in six of the parents they come into contact with either suspect or know they have a child with an autism spectrum disorder.
Update on new center and annual report presented at SOWEGA Council on Aging meeting
Officials say the SOWEGA Council on Aging Senior Life Enrichment Center is expected to be occupied by mid-January.
Change will create winners and losers among Georgia’s 152 hospitals.
The Georgia Hospital Association said these revisions are “a big deal’’ for its membership.
Commissioner Frank Berry discusses impact of state hospital closures in Georgia
Behavioral health crisis centers in Albany, Thomasville and Valdosta are being established to help make up for the closure of Southwestern State Hospital in Thomasville at the end of the year.
Health and Wellness
- 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
- MARY GANZEL: Make 2014 a year of growth