Archive of: Health

Title Issue
Getting at the Itch

Getting at the Itch

Ultimately no one is immune, but there are ways to prevent and treat contact with dreaded poison ivy.

April 2014
Beyond the Meningitis Headlines

Beyond the Meningitis Headlines

Though the illness is serious for persons infected, fears of a campus-wide meningitis plague can be minimized by immunizing.

February-March 2014
Mud Sluggin'

Mud Sluggin'

How a slow-running writer made it through the annual Fort Gordon Marine Mud Challenge.

January 2014
What You Need To Know About TB

What You Need To Know About TB

While there is no useful vaccine for TB, it is not easily transmitted and proper treatment is highly effective.

January 2014
Heart Healthy Holidays

Heart Healthy Holidays

How to protect your heart during the season of good cheer.

November - December 2013
Looking Beyond the Stars

Looking Beyond the Stars

The recent fire storm of publicity surrounding Angelina Jolie’s preventive breast surgery has resulted in renewed focus and confusion regarding genetic testing for the breast cancer gene.

October 2013
Counting Sheep  & Other Remedies for Insomnia

Counting Sheep & Other Remedies for Insomnia

Affecting 30 to 50 percent of Americans at some point in their lives, insomnia is the most common sleep disorder, with a host of complex causes.

August 2013
There's No Such Thing as a Safe Tan

There's No Such Thing as a Safe Tan

With an estimated 2,000 percent rise in the incidence of melanoma since 1930, it is important to educate yourself and your family to the risks and prevention of sun exposure.

June-July 2013
Coping With Chronic Stress

Coping With Chronic Stress

While you can’t always get rid of the things that stress you, it’s possible to change the way you respond to them.

February-March 2013
“Beauty and the Beasts”

“Beauty and the Beasts”

Representing three generations, local fitness enthusiasts Cobbs Nixon, Billy Badger and Yvonne Davis have completed the Augusta Ironman every year.

January 2013
Advertisement