Tanner’s new Living Well Workshop can help you manage your symptoms and live a healthier, active life. Struggling with ongoing symptoms of chronic illness, such as fatigue, pain, stress, anxiety, tense muscles, difficult emotions or shortness of breath? Get...

Get Healthy, Live Well invites you to Eat Healthy, Eat Local this summer and enjoy delicious west Georgia-grown foods, local specials at area restaurants and tasty summer recipes. Warmer weather brings a variety of fresh, colorful produce that’s not only...

Summer is a great time to focus on healthy living as we enjoy an abundance of fresh, local produce and warm weather for outdoor activities. Get Healthy, Live Well is inviting residents of west Georgia to get healthy by participating in its Summer Challenge. From...

The statistics are alarming: an estimated 79 million Americans—including nearly 40,000 adults in Carroll, Haralson and Heard counties—have pre-diabetes, a dangerous condition that puts them at elevated risk of developing type 2 diabetes. That’s in addition...

This summer, more community gardens are sprouting up across west Georgia to provide fresh, local produce as part of a healthy diet. The season kicks off June 17 at the Knox Park community garden in Carrollton. Volunteers are invited to help plant vegetables in...

A whole new crop of community gardens is sprouting up in west Georgia. Last year’s community gardens in local parks were such a success that Tanner Health System’s Get Healthy, Live Well initiative took the project to a whole new level this spring. Through...

Tanner’s registered dietitian Melissa Brillhart announces the team winners in the 2014 Get Healthy West Georgia Weight Loss Challenge on Saturday, May 3 at Carrollton’s Mayfest. Hundreds of west Georgia residents celebrated a personal health victory...

Carrollton’s Mayfest celebrated its 29th year in 2014, and Tanner Health System offered a variety of free family activities at west Georgia’s largest outdoor festival. More than 10,000 people attended this year’s festivities in downtown Carrollton on...

The play “Meet Ciggy Haveasmoke” teaches teens the dangers of using tobacco. Get Healthy, Live Well is bringing the production to more than 3,000 middle school students in west Georgia this spring. Middle school students are especially vulnerable to...

Hundreds of people across west Georgia made the commitment to get healthy and lose weight this year, and now it’s time for a final check-in to review the community’s progress. More than 1,600 individuals weighed in at the start of the 2014 Weight Loss Challenge...