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Camden’s student survey high on self-harm/suicide; higher than the state

Suicide is the second leading cause of death for Georgia’s youth ages 15 to 17 years. Camden County's 2017 student health survey reveals answers on self-harm and suicidal thoughts are higher than Georgia's

Redmond Regional announces 2015 Frist Humanitarian Awards

Redmond Regional Medical Center announces the three winners of the hospital’s 2015 Frist Humanitarian Awards: Dr. Daniel Robitshek, Internal Medicine Residency Program – Physician Recipient; Andrew Ballantine, Director of Food and Nutrition Services – Employee Recipient; and Eunice Evans – Volunteer Recipient. Redmond also recognizes Angie Terry, RN as the 2015 recipient of the Excellence in Nursing Award.

New Trump rule would ban tax dollars from funding abortions

Trump looks to defund Planned Parenthood abortion services

Free Childbirth Class Offered August 27 at Wayne Memorial Hospital

Wayne Memorial Hospital is offering a free childbirth class on Saturday, August 27, 8:00 am - 1:00 pm. The class will be located in...

Heat Advisory for Southeast Georgia

The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory for the following areas until 6:00 p.m. this evening. Heat values are 105 to 110. CANDLER-BULLOCH-EFFINGHAM-TATTNALL-EVANS-INLAND...

Illnesses from Mosquito, Tick, and Flea Bites Increasing in the US

Disease cases from infected mosquitoes, ticks, and fleas have tripled in 13 years. View large image and text description.  Illnesses from mosquito, tick, and flea bites...

Dancing Doctor in Georgia accused of malpractice, license suspended

Authorities have suspended the license of a doctor in suburban Atlanta who posted videos of herself dancing with a scalpel over anesthetized patients during plastic surgery operations.

New downtown wings restaurant J.R. Crickets fails health inspection

One of Floyd County's newest eating establishments is off to a bad start with the health department, failing its latest health inspection with a score of 55 (grade U). Restaurant J.R. Crickets located at 201 Broad Street recently opened, serving a variety of food including wings, ribs, wraps, along with drinks.

Selfie medicine: Phone apps push people to take their pills

Take two tablets and a selfie? Your doctor’s orders may one day include a smartphone video to make sure you took your medicine.

Drugmakers push back against lawmakers’ calls to tax opioids

Facing a rising death toll from drug overdoses, state lawmakers across the country are testing a strategy to boost treatment for opioid addicts: Force...