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Tuesday, January 28,2014
Good Health

Good Health January 2014

Check out this months good health! Read the digital edition online here.
Tuesday, January 28,2014
Good Health

Athens physicians: Fighting the battle against nationwide obesity

By Fred Kight, Athens NEWS Writer
The medical profession has issued guidelines for fighting the nation's obesity epidemic. The guidelines urge doctors to be a lot more aggressive about helping patients lose weight.
Tuesday, January 28,2014
Good Health

Coping with Seasonal Affective Disorder

By Allison Ricket, Athens NEWS Contributor

Extended hours of dark and the freezing temperatures of winter make many people want to hunker down under a warm blanket and sleep until spring.

While some changes in activity and routine during the change in seasons is considered normal, more dramatic changes in mood and productivity that correlate with the changing season could signal a larger problem.

Monday, December 2,2013
Good Health

December Good Health

Check out this months good health! Articles include managing financial stress this holiday season, recognizing rabies in animals, understanding your risk for sleep apnea, what is Parkinson's disease, and proactive ways to reduce your risk of developing cancer. Read the digital edition online here.
Monday, December 2,2013
Good Health

Stress from financial worries zaps the cheer from holidays

By By Allison Ricket, Athens NEWS Contributor
The holidays. This time of year brings both the glories of twinkling lights, carolers, and classic reminders to express gratitude and the long-standing family quarrels, the rushing from place to place to deck the halls and be jolly, and the pangs of the empty wallet after the spirit of generosity has taken its toll.
Monday, December 2,2013
Good Health

Recognizing rabies in animals

Pet owners go to great lengths to treat their pets like members of the family. The days of doghouses in the backyard are largely a thing of the past, and many pet owners are more careful about what they feed their four-legged friends, placing a greater emphasis on a nutritious diet that promotes pet health.
Monday, December 2,2013
Good Health

Understanding your risk for sleep apnea

Sleep apnea is a debilitating and life-shortening ailment that affects millions of people across the globe, many of whom do not know they have this potentially dangerous condition. Understanding sleep apnea and its symptoms and risk factors is imperative for men and women who feel they have or may someday have sleep apnea.
Monday, December 2,2013
Good Health

What is Parkinsons disease?

Although millions of people across the globe are living with Parkinson's disease, many people know very little about this disorder. The extent of many people's experience with or knowledge of Parkinson's disease begins and ends with Muhammad Ali and Michael J. Fox, two high-profile personalities who have publicly acknowledged their fight against this potentially debilitating disorder.
Monday, December 2,2013
Good Health

Proactive ways to reduce your risk of developing cancer

Receiving a cancer diagnosis can be a devastating moment in a person's life. While many cancers are treatable, a cancer diagnosis is still a life-changing moment that leaves many people asking themselves if there was something they could have done to prevent getting cancer.
Monday, December 2,2013
Good Health

Did you know?

Did you know: Some fats can be beneficial to your health, Cigarettes can drastically reduce a person's life expectancy, and Non-small cell lung cancer is the most common type of lung cancer. 
 
 
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