Health & Wellness
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Jones retreats on hospital overhaul, says lobbyists dangled deal he refused
Lt. Gov. Burt Jones abandoned an effort to rewrite health care regulations this year, but not before accusing lobbyists...
Fourth employee arrested, two more victims found at children’s shelter
Police arrested a fourth employee and say they’ve found another two victims of sexual abuse at the Rainbow House, a...
E. coli from meat linked to half a million UTIs annually in the U.S.
Each year, between 4 million and 6 million people in the United States have urinary tract infections caused by E. coli...
New studies look at heart disease disparities for Black, rural populations
Two recent studies found that while deaths from heart disease are declining overall in the United States, those living...
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Study: Ignoring social media for just 15 minutes a day can improve your health
Feeling stressed or just not well overall? Maybe you should put down your phone. A new study, from Swansea University...
Two Georgia cities among most obese in nation
By 2035, more than half the world is expected to have a body mass index that categorizes them as overweight or obese...
3 hobbies that can benefit your mental health
Having a hobby is a good way to spend your downtime. Numerous studies have shown how people with a hobby are less...
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State workers allege they were fired after pressure to break law
A group of former employees at the Department of Human Services say they were fired after allegedly refusing to break...
Report finds Black children hurt the most by COVID-19
The pandemic has had a disproportionate impact on Black and other children of color, leading to higher rates of severe...
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New Correll Pavilion opens at Grady Hospital for outpatient services
When Grady Health System started planning for and building a new center for outpatient surgeries and other...
CDC urges bivalent booster in new push. Will people listen?
Three years into the pandemic, COVID-19 vaccines are an increasingly hard sell – especially in Georgia. According to...
What is body dysmorphia, the condition Tami Roman suffers from?
Reality star Tami Roman recently gave a candid interview to hit radio show The Breakfast Club. And while Roman talked...
FDA: Mammogram facilities must tell women if they have dense breast tissue
Half of women have dense breast tissue, with 40% evenly dense throughout and 10% extremely dense, according to the...
Grady to celebrate opening of new outpatient surgery tower
After five years of planning, fundraising and building, Grady Health System on Monday will celebrate its new 10-story...
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Health care programs for former prisoners are underused
Kaiser Health News story. Holdable. WITH: photo. In Georgia, correctional facilities are supposed to create a discharge...
How to get the most out of napping
While closing your eyes for a few minutes during your busy day may seem like a good idea, it’s important to consider...