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Great Outdoors Month: Tanner Encourages Community to Escape the Indoors
June 11, 2018
June is Great Outdoors Month and Tanner Health System’s Get Healthy, Live Well is encouraging the community to experience healthy, active outdoor family fun in the great outdoors. Public and private organizations from across the country are coming together as members of the Great Outdoors Month Council to help all Americans “Escape the Indoors” and celebrate the educational, economic, health and social benefits of active fun outdoors. “We’re inviting Americans to ‘Escape the Indoors’ during the month of June and throughout the year to disconnect from their hectic lives and take in all the wonderful things nature has to offer,” said Great Outdoors Month Council Chairman Frank Peterson. According to the council, kids a ...
Registration Open for Tanner’s Living Well With Diabetes Workshop
June 06, 2018
Struggling with ongoing symptoms of diabetes? Recently diagnosed with diabetes and unsure what to do next? Uncertain about what a healthy diet looks like for a person with diabetes? Want to learn how to work with your physician in developing the ...
Pet Therapy Program: A Good Boy Providing Good Medicine
May 23, 2018
A new therapy program at Higgins General Hospital in Bremen is proving that man’s best friend can also be great medicine. Hobby, a 6-year-old golden retriever, is the first dog to be a part of the hospital’s new pet therapy ...
STEMI Training Helping Tanner Drill Down Response Times
May 16, 2018
When someone is having a heart attack, every minute that passes can result in more damage to his or her heart. But quick assessment and treatment can give cardiologists the best chance of saving a patient’s heart muscle. That’s why ...
Avoid, Deny, Defend: Residents Learn Tools to Survive an Active Shooter
May 11, 2018
Surviving an active shooter requires awareness, focus, quick thinking — and the willingness to act. That was the message residents took from a special training event hosted by Tanner Health System, the Villa Rica Police Department and ...
Tanner’s Power of Produce Club Returns to the Farmers’ Market in Carrollton
May 10, 2018
The Power of Produce (POP) Club is coming back to the Cotton Mill Farmers’ Market in Carrollton.  Tanner Health System’s Get Healthy, Live Well is kicking off the POP Club on Saturday, May 12, from 9 to 11 a.m. After the ...
Roberts Is Leading the Charge for Youth Mental Health
May 09, 2018
According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, 50 percent of all mental illness begins by age 14, and what’s more, one in five children ages 13 to 18 are either currently struggling with a mental health issue or will at some point ...