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Diabetes: A talk with the doctor of the nation

Diabetes: A talk with the doctor of the nation

Here in Georgia, diabetes is far too commonplace. Maybe your parents were treated for it, or your grandparents. Perhaps you’ve been diagnosed as pre-diabetic or diabetic. For many people, understanding what this disease really is and how it’s treated is complicated.

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Updated: jul. 22, 2014 10:00 p.m.

How to sneak fruits and vegetables into any recipe

Fruits and vegetables are the building blocks of a healthy diet. But many people do not eat the recommended number of servings of produce.That’s especially true among growing children, who can benefit greatly from the vitamins and nutrients fruits and vegetables provide.

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Posted: jul. 15, 2014 5:51 p.m. | Updated: jul. 15, 2014 10:00 p.m.

Healthy living takes lifelong learning

I recently had the opportunity to speak to the first graduates of the Canyon Ranch Institute Life Enhancement Program (CRI LEP) in Savannah. They are all patients of Curtis V. Cooper Primary Health Care (CVCPHC), and had participated in the 12-week program to learn about how they can make healthy choices for themselves and their families.

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Posted: jul. 15, 2014 5:50 p.m. | Updated: jul. 15, 2014 10:00 p.m.

Canyon Ranch Institute calls for scholarship applications

Canyon Ranch Institute (CRI) invites everyone who volunteers or works in low-income or medically underserved areas to apply for CRI Healthy World Scholarships. The scholarships are for stays at Canyon Ranch in Tucson, Arizona in 2015. Canyon Ranch donated 25 stays to CRI to commemorate the 35th anniversary of Canyon Ranch and to further CRI’s efforts to enhance community health and well-being. Applicants can apply in up to two scholarship categories that include Richard H. Carmona Scholarship for Returning Veterans, Arts and Health, Healthy Garden, Healthy Schools and Healthy Table. Full details are available on the CRI website at ...

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Posted: jul. 01, 2014 8:57 p.m. | Updated: jul. 01, 2014 10:00 p.m.

My journey to a healthier me

I did not win the lottery, but I did find the pot of gold at the end of a rainbow.

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Posted: jul. 01, 2014 8:57 p.m. | Updated: jul. 01, 2014 10:00 p.m.

Summer favorite with a healthy twist

Summer in Georgia means sometimes-annoying heat and humidity, but it also brings the fun of picnics, backyard parties and family BBQs. Like all Southern traditions, food is front and center – and plentiful. Food is love, friends and family are love, so more food for friends and family is often deemed better.

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Posted: jun. 24, 2014 4:35 p.m. | Updated: jun. 24, 2014 10:00 p.m.

Exercise benefits the brain, too

Regular exercise can benefit the body in many ways, helping men and women maintain healthier weights and lower their risks for developing potentially deadly diseases. Though many people are quick to associate exercise with its physical benefits, those hours spent on the treadmill also can boost brain power.

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Posted: jun. 10, 2014 5:55 p.m. | Updated: jun. 10, 2014 10:00 p.m.

These snacks pack an energetic punch

Many adults find themselves feeling drowsy in the hours after they eat lunch. A heavy lunch, a staid office atmosphere or a combination of the two can make professionals feel sleepy as the workday winds down.

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Posted: jun. 10, 2014 5:56 p.m. | Updated: jun. 10, 2014 10:00 p.m.

Take care of your muscles

By engaging in a workout routine, you’ve already proven that you care for your body. But do you have a care plan for the muscles that take you to your next level of fitness? Here are some ways to keep those hard working muscles in top shape so you can give it your all at every workout.

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Posted: jun. 03, 2014 7:10 p.m. | Updated: jun. 03, 2014 10:00 p.m.

Make summer fitness fun

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Posted: jun. 03, 2014 7:07 p.m. | Updated: jun. 03, 2014 10:00 p.m.

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