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  • Q and A: Quitting Tobacco
    Q: Why is it so hard to quit tobacco? Read More >
  • Make a Healthy Pit Stop
    We’re always on the go these days. And when we’re in a hurry, it can be difficult to make healthy choices, like eating and drinking the right things. Read More >
  • Know Your Risk for RA
    A lot of us have ideas about the causes of arthritis, whether it’s from an old football injury or that habit we have of cracking our knuckles (which doesn’t actually cause arthritis, by the way). Read More >
  • CPR is the Best Answer to Sudden Cardiac Arrest
    What would you do if you were near someone whose heart suddenly stopped? Read More >
  • 4 Common Causes of Shoulder Pain
    You may not be aware of the many ways you use your shoulder muscles everyday — until common tasks become painful. Read More >
  • Crash Deaths: Where Do We stand?
    How is the United States doing when it comes to motor vehicle crash deaths? Read More >
  • Make Exercise Fun with ‘Pokemon Go’
    The popular smartphone game “Pokemon Go” has had many west Georgians on a quest to “catch them all” since the game was released in the U.S. on July 6 this summer. Read More >
  • Procrastination Isn’t Helping Your Pelvic Pain
    Pelvic pain is not something most women want to discuss, but it’s more common than many realize. Read More >
  • 5 Most Frequently Broken Bones
    Ever catch a bad break? Your body’s bones are incredibly strong and adaptive, but unfortunately, bumps and falls can happen, taking their toll on our skeleton. Read More >
  • Helping Total Knee Replacement Patients Walk the Day of Surgery
    In April 2016, a woman who just had a total knee replacement did something that no Tanner patient had done before. Read More >
  • 5 Benefits of Walking 30 Minutes a Day
    You don’t have to be a runner to get fit. Thirty minutes of walking a day can help get you on the road to good health. Read More >
  • Make the Most of the Farmers’ Market
    Now that farmers’ market season is in full swing, this is the perfect time to head to the farm stand and check out the fresh produce. Read More >
  • Q and A: Advanced Cardiovascular Imaging
    Q. What is advanced cardiovascular imaging? Read More >
  • Top 5 Things Everyone Needs to Know About Zika
    With the threat of the Zika virus still looming, we wanted to share the following infographic by CDC. Read More >
  • Go for the Gold with Knee and Hip Replacement
    Deciding on joint replacement is not a decision anyone makes lightly. Once the choice is made, however, the next decision can be just as difficult: Where should I have it done? Read More >
  • 5 Benefits of Strength Training
    Have you ever heard of the saying “If you don’t use it, you lose it?” Well, the same can be said for your fitness level! Read More >
  • Q and A: Heart Attacks and Cardiac Arrest
    What’s the difference between a heart attack and cardiac arrest? Read More >
  • Don’t Let This Summer Take Your Breath Away
    Summer is the season of sunshine — and the season of smog. Read More >
  • Lower Your Odds for Type 2 Diabetes
    Type 2 diabetes, formerly known as adult-onset diabetes, is a chronic condition that affects the way your body metabolizes sugar. Read More >
  • Enjoy Safe Swimming and Diving at Home and While on Vacation
    For most American families, summer activities and vacations involve swimming and diving. Read More >
  • Fireworks Injuries and How to Prevent Them
    With the biggest fireworks weekend of the year almost here, it's time to think about the potential for fireworks injuries. Read More >
  • Stay Safe this Summer With These Bike Safety Tips
    With the warm summer months in full swing, it’s time to open up the garage and break out one of the healthiest and fun ways to get around town — bicycles. Read More >
  • Sound Check: Hearing Screenings Are Essential
    Our ability to hear can have a tremendous impact on our lives, but knowing if and when a child is experiencing a problem with his or her hearing can guide treatment. Read More >
  • Don’t Fall Victim to Distracted Driving
    If you’re reading this while driving, please stop. People do some crazy things in traffic. Read More >
  • Why You Should Make a Medication List
    “What medications do you take?” You’re probably asked that question every time you visit a medical provider. Read More >
  • Help a Child With Youth Mental Health First Aid
    Children can experience many of the same behavioral health problems as adults — depression, anxiety, substance use and more. Read More >
  • Get Your Nose in Shape
    Nose reshaping — also known as a rhinoplasty — is a procedure commonly performed by plastic surgeons for specific cosmetic concerns. Read More >
  • Ask the Dietitian: What’s Healthy at Summer BBQs?
    Summer is fast approaching and now that the weather is warmer, it may not be long before you get an invitation to a barbecue cookout. Read More >
  • Can You Prevent Preeclampsia?
    Preeclampsia affects as many as 7 percent of all pregnancies, and surprisingly, the exact cause of the condition remains a mystery. Read More >
  • Fun Summer Activities to Keep Kids Moving
    Summer will be here before we know it. That means sunny days, hot weather and kids out of school. Read More >