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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: Can we please fix the Oscars?

    Summary:  Fun facts: The first-ever Oscar ceremony, held in 1929, ran a brisk 15 minutes. By contrast, the longest was in 2002, clocking in at a monstrous 4 hours and change. As usual, there are things I loved about it and things I didn't. Rather than be snarky or complain, I'll offer a few suggestions on how the organizers might bring the show into the 21st century. Fun facts: The first-ever Oscar ceremony, held in 1929, ran a brisk 15 minutes. By contrast, the longest was in 2002, clocking in at a monstrous 4 hours and change. As usual, there are things I loved about it and things I didn't. Rather than be snarky or complain, I'll offer a few suggestions on how the organizers might bring the show into the 21st century. First, a few thoughts on the winners: read more

  • Joe
    Johnson

    Winter storm drama

    Athens-Clarke County police officers responded to Pinewood Estates North on a 911 call concerning a heated domestic dispute. it reportedly was an argument over the lack of heat and food in a family's trailer and a woman was threatening to stab anyone who tried to take away her 7-month-old child. State patrol responded also, from their post nearby on U.S. Highway 29 North. The situation apparently was resolved. An officer reported he was driving the woman and infant to another home in Athens. read more

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