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by Kelly Bainbridge on Apr 10th 2014

Ever wonder if it’s possible to lose weight and keep it off without surgery, weight-loss pills or fad diets? Sure, it is. Just ask Mike Kitchens, who lost 282 pounds through a healthy diet, moderate exercise and a few strategies that might surprise you. Kitchens...

by Kelly Bainbridge on Mar 11th 2014

Most people would like to lead healthier lives, yet many don’t realize that well being is influenced by much more than just calorie intake and exercise. Although nutrition and physical fitness are key ingredients, other lifestyle factors like stress and sleep...

by Kelly Bainbridge on Feb 27th 2014

Many parents are busier than ever juggling demanding schedules and multiple activities for their kids. Making sure children are eating healthy and getting enough exercise can be a tough challenge for today’s parents. The next Healthy for Life class on Tuesday,...

by Kelly Bainbridge on Feb 19th 2014

Lots of people want to get more active, but finding the right exercise routine can be a challenge to fit into a busy lifestyle. For those who are new to working out, going to the gym or trying out a class for the first time can be intimidating. Get Healthy West...

by Kelly Bainbridge on Feb 7th 2014

The first Healthy for Life class at Tanner Medical Center/Carrollton had nearly 200 people dancing, laughing and learning new ways to make healthy lifestyle changes. A part of the Get Healthy West Georgia initiative led by Tanner Health System and the Community...

by Kelly Bainbridge on Jan 31st 2014

If you’re looking to make healthy changes this year, Get Healthy West Georgia’s Healthy for Life classes can offer you the extra motivation you need to reach your goals. Get Healthy West Georgia launched its second annual Weight Loss Challenge last week...

by Kelly Bainbridge on Jan 20th 2014

If you’re trying to get healthier and lose weight, you don’t need to do it alone. The 2014 Get Healthy West Georgia Weight Loss Challenge starts this week. It’s the perfect opportunity to turn your New Year’s resolutions into real healthy changes. Research...

by Kelly Bainbridge on Jan 14th 2014

If your New Year’s resolution includes losing weight, there’s a great local resource to support your decision. The 2014 Get Healthy West Georgia Weight Loss Challenge is a free, 12-week program in which teams and individuals compete to lose weight,...

by Kelly Bainbridge on Aug 26th 2013

Carrollton’s New Greenbelt Opens, More Community Gardens Coming Soon Fresh air, sunshine and wide open spaces are three things most people would like to enjoy more often. Spending time outdoors has numerous health benefits, and studies have shown that increasing...

by Kelly Bainbridge on Aug 19th 2013

Georgia parents, get ready for some good news. New research from the Centers for Disease Control shows childhood obesity rates on the decline in 18 states. Although 1 in 8, or around 12 percent, of preschoolers is obese, the numbers are falling in many areas. Georgia...