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Monday, December 1,2014
Good Health

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

Monday, October 6,2014
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Good Health September 2014

Sunday, August 10,2014
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Good Health August 2014

Live Healthy Kids expands their work in Athens County elementary schools.

Monday, July 7,2014
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Good Health July 2014

Medical advance allows paralyzed former OU student to move his paralyzed hand and fingers with his own thoughts. And a European expert teaches community members how to maintain muscle mass
Monday, June 2,2014
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Vaccination rates in Athens County are near average or higher

By Lindsay Boyle
Public health workers in Athens County have done an excellent job of vaccinating children. Take a look at our June Good Health section to find out how they did it.
Monday, May 5,2014
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Good Health May 2014

Teddy bears help children cope with being in the emergency room, new fetal monitors at O'Bleness allow women more mobility during labor, and how to prevent or minimize the sting of shingles. Click on the image at left to read the digital edition of Good Health.

 
 
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