After a brutally cold winter, it feels good to get outside and soak up the sun. That feeling of well-being that you get on a sunny day is not imaginary. Sunlight can improve your mood, regulate your biological clock and help your body manufacture vitamin D. But the sun can also be your enemy. It can cause your skin to thicken, darken and wrinkle. It can trigger deadly skin cancers. It can even rob you ...
It's like the biggest game of musical chairs anyone has ever seen. This month, Northeast Georgia Medical Center is transferring all of its Lanier Park hospital patients to the main campus, while simultaneously opening a massive new hospital building, the $180 million North Patient Tower.
Helen officials are awaiting word on whether they'll get federal stimulus money to upgrade the town's aging sewer system.
CLEVELAND - After years of protesting against a septic waste disposal facility in southern White County, residents were stunned last week to learn that a similar business plans to open near Cleveland.
Every March and April, more than 1,000 people set out from Springer Mountain near Amicalola Falls State Park, attempting to "thru-hike" the entire 2,175-mile Appalachian Trail.
A Gainesville clinic will get a much-needed infusion of cash from the $787 billion federal stimulus bill signed by President Barack Obama in February.
It's a dilemma for cardiologists: What do you do if your patient is too sick to survive the heart procedure that could save his life?
Fashion proved to be Justin Floyd's downfall.
Justin Floyd has been keeping a secret for almost six months. But today, the truth finally will be revealed.
An anonymous donor has given Good News Clinics $95,000, but there's a catch. In exchange for the donation, Gainesville's free clinic for the poor has been asked to raise a comparable amount of money from the general public. "This person (the donor) is a longtime supporter of what we do," said Cheryl Christian, executive director of Good News Clinics. "They just wanted ...
Before attempting to "thru-hike" the entire 2,175-mile Appalachian Trail, most people spend months planning the logistics of the trip.
Would you pay $5 to visit a Georgia state park?
Georgians endured four days of steady rain last week, and their patience has paid off.
Using old-fashioned materials such as pencil and paper, Dr. James Mullin can tell you more about how your brain works than you could learn from any fancy imaging scan.
Tonight, millions of people worldwide will turn off their lights for an hour, to demonstrate their commitment to energy efficiency.