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  • A Healthy Weight Can Help Ease AFib
    Atrial fibrillation, or “AFib,” is the most common heart rhythm disorder in the nation, affecting some 5 million Americans. Read More >
  • Outsmart Valentine’s Day Temptations
    Let’s face it: With Valentine’s Day fast approaching, you can't turn your head without gazing upon a box of chocolates or other sweet treats this month. Read More >
  • 5 Tips for a Healthy Heart
    One of the single most important things you can do to improve your health is something parents all over the world are constantly telling their kids — eat your fruits and veggies. Read More >
  • Why Will You Get the Flu?
    Maybe you haven’t got it yet, and maybe you’re really trying hard to avoid it, but it’s flu season and the virus is definitely going around. Read More >
  • A Snapshot: Blood pressure in the U.S.
    High blood pressure is a major risk factor for heart disease and stroke, the first and fourth leading causes of death for all Americans. Read More >
  • Accomplishing Those New Year’s Resolutions
    As I sat at home deciding what my New Year’s resolution should be for 2017, I remembered that I had not kept most of last year’s resolutions. Read More >
  • Keeping Health Care Close to Home
    The field of health care has always been one of change. Read More >
  • Could You Have Diabetes? Watch for These 5 Warning Signs
    One in 11 Americans today has diabetes, according to the American Diabetes Association. Read More >
  • 6 Ways to Keep Your Kids Healthy
    The winter season is both a season of warmth and joy — and colds, respiratory infections, automobile accidents and the dreaded flu. Read More >
  • 5 Tips for Winter Fitness
    It’s 5 a.m. and the alarm goes off reminding you to get up for your morning workout. Read More >
  • Four Tips to Survive Holiday Stress
    The holidays are upon us — a great time of year to enjoy the company of family and friends and to reflect back on the joys of the past year. Read More >
  • Busting Through Weight Loss Plateaus
    So you changed your eating habits, started to exercise and the weight was coming off pretty easy. Read More >
  • Take the Stress Out of Caregiving With Time Management
    Every day caregivers battle stress that is caused by emotional and physical strain from providing care. Read More >
  • Getting Off on the Right Foot With Your New Knee
    Knee replacement is one of the most common orthopedic surgical procedures performed today. Read More >
  • 5 Ways to Keep Your Bladder Healthy
    The bladder is one of those organs that we rarely think about, except when we really have to go — and when we can’t control when we go. Read More >
  • 10 Tips for Halloween Safety
    With Halloween almost here, your kids are already thinking about how much candy they’re going to get. Read More >
  • Small Changes Go a Long Way
    Does the thought of stepping on a scale make you want to cry? Read More >
  • 6 Tips for Packing a Healthy Lunch
    One simple (and affordable) step to better health is to bring a good-for-you lunch from home. Read More >
  • Heart Attack? Don’t Panic, Do Dial 911
    I’m going to make this quick, because if ever faced with such an emergency, you won’t have much time to make a decision. Read More >
  • How Much Weight Should You Gain While Pregnant?
    Sure, you may be eating for two, but that doesn’t mean you should eat twice as much. Read More >
  • 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 >