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by Kelly Bainbridge on Jul 16th 2014

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...

by Kelly Bainbridge on Jun 9th 2014

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...

by Kelly Bainbridge on Jun 5th 2014

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...

by Kelly Bainbridge on Mar 26th 2014

Nearly 26 million Americans have diabetes and the number is rising daily. Since 1980, the percentage of people under 45 with diabetes has increased by 167%. There are many risk factors for type-2 diabetes. Many of these, like family history, can’t be changed. ...

by Kelly Bainbridge on Mar 24th 2014

Teenagers in Heard County will soon get a powerful dose of reality at the Teen Maze event. Teen Maze is an interactive event that gives students the opportunity to safely explore the challenges of the teenage years—and face the consequences of their actions—in...

by Kelly Bainbridge on Dec 20th 2013

For west Georgia residents at risk for developing type 2 diabetes, Get Healthy, Live Well is offering a free opportunity to turn back the disease. The National Diabetes Prevention Program provides lifestyle-changing education that can reduce the chances of developing...

by Kelly Bainbridge on Oct 7th 2013

Working parents count on child care centers to provide loving, safe environments for their kids while they’re on the job. Recently, child care workers in west Georgia had an opportunity to learn how they can go the extra mile to ensure that they also offer...

by Kelly Bainbridge on Sep 23rd 2013

On October 16 and 17 residents of west Georgia are invited to hear Steven Aldana, PhD, a national expert on health and wellness, speak to several community groups about best practices in wellness programs and keys to improving individual health. Dr. Aldana will...