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Despite better labeling, sunscreens still often misused

posted by: Joel Kight @ 06/24/14

Summertime means being outside, whether it’s at the beach, a street festival or just in the backyard. As good as it might... } more

Health benefits of dark chocolate

posted by: Joel Kight @ 05/12/14

Many people associate healthy eating with foods that may not be so tasty. While desserts are not often considered the healthiest... } more

The link between diabetes and dental health

posted by: Joel Kight @ 04/19/14

Regular dental checkups are essential to maintaining oral health. In addition to preventing dental caries and removing tartar that... } more

Acetaminophen dangerous for pregnant women?

posted by: Joel Kight @ 02/25/14

One of the few drugs that doctors allow women to take while pregnant may not be that safe after all.  Acetaminophen, commonly... } more

Flu shots?

posted by: Jenna Wilson @ 10/29/13

It's that time of year again where you must decide if will you get the flu shot or not. The same debate is reignited every year: is it worth it? This year, most health professionals are giving everyone the go ahead, remaining adamant that the more people vaccinated, the better. } more

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  • Andrew
    Shearer

    Blog: Watching movies by myself

    Summary:  I'm not saying it's lonely to be a movie critic, but we often find ourselves seated alone in an empty theatre when we're watching new stuff. I know people who say they won't go see anything unless they have at least one other person to go with, but I've always enjoyed having the place to myself. I'm not saying it's lonely to be a movie critic, but we often find ourselves seated alone in an empty theatre when we're watching new stuff. I know people who say they won't go see anything unless they have at least one other person to go with, but I've always enjoyed having the place to myself. read more

  • Jim
    Thompson

    No cartoons on racism

    As you might imagine, the vast majority of the editorial cartoons available these days for publication through the syndicate which supplies cartoons to the Athens Banner-Herald/OnlineAthens are addressing the situation in Ferguson, Mo., where the fatal shooting of a black teen by a white police officer has touched off a number of demonstrations -- some peaceful, but many not at all peaceful, with tear gas fired by police officers and gunshots fired by some protester. read more

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