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Tuesday, February 3,2015
Good Health

Health clinic for Trimble Schools serves an urgent need

By Fred Kight
Trimble Local School District officials had hoped that a new school clinic would increase health care available to children, decrease student absences, and improve student learning. 
Tuesday, February 3,2015
Good Health

Good Health February 2015

Health Clinic for Trimble Schools serves an urgent need in community

By Fred Kight
Trimble Local School District officials had hoped that a new school clinic would increase health care available to children, decrease student absences and improve student learning. School nurse Lee Ann Inboden believes those hopes are being realized.
Monday, January 5,2015
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Good Health January 2015

Beat the winter blues with these simple and effective workout tips

By Allison Ricket
Not many people actually enjoy the cold and dark of winter. Most people put up with freezing temperatures and lack of sunlight because it may mean that a gorgeous snowfall is on its way. The rarity of snow (so far this year anyway) coupled with the presence of its inevitable sidekick, ice, hardly offsets the costs of perpetual darkness, blustery wind and frozen-solid air that turns noses and cheeks an alarming shade of red as soon as one steps outside. Click here to continue reading.
Monday, December 29,2014
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Foods that pack a nutritious punch

A healthy diet is essential to long-term health. When coupled with routine exercise, healthy diets can be an effective way for men and women to reduce their risk of contracting a variety of diseases, not to mention the positive impact that such a healthy lifestyle can have on an individual's quality of life. The following are a handful of easily found foods that pack a nutritious punch.
Monday, December 29,2014
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Simple ways to maintain your mental acuity

Many people know that a combination of a healthy diet and routine exercise is the best way to maintain their physical health. But what about mental well-being? Memory lapses are often assumed to be an accepted side effect of aging, but such an assumption is incorrect, as there are many steps men and women can take to maintain their mental acuity well into their golden years.
Monday, December 1,2014
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Prevent colds and flu before they start

Though the holiday season is a joyous time of year, it's also one when many people succumb to cold and flu. Spending so much time indoors in close proximity to others can increase a person's susceptibility to flu and cold, so it's no surprise that the holiday season, when many people spend lots of time celebrating indoors with family and friends, marks the unofficial start to cold and flu season.
Monday, December 1,2014
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Benefit from nutritious turkey even after Thanksgiving

If turkey is not normally on your lunch or dinner menu, come the holiday season it's bound to show up in abundance. As soon as the weather cools and the crispness of late autumn is in the air, thoughts turn to more hearty meals, and of course, the fall piece de résistance: Thanksgiving dinner.
Monday, December 1,2014
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Good Health December 2014

How to cope with cabin fever this winter

By Samantha Nelson
Athens County residents who were here last winter are likely to be familiar with the phenomenon known as cabin fever. Last year, a polar vortex - or more accurately a succession of two or three of them - clamped down on the East and Midwest with excessive snow and brutally low temperatures.
Tuesday, November 4,2014
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Good Health November 2014

Health Department has plenty of vaccine available

By Fred Kight
Whether it's headline-grabbing Ebola, the annual concern about influenza, or a new drug overdose treatment program, the Athens City-County Health Department is primed to provide services to the community.
Monday, October 6,2014
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Good Health October 2014

 
 
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