New Covid-19 cases in the United States have been trending down since hitting a peak last week, but experts say it's too soon to be overly optimistic.
Health officials in California are telling medical providers across the state not to administer doses from one lot of Moderna's coronavirus vaccine while they investigate possible severe allergic reactions last week in a number of people who got shots at a community vaccination clinic.
Eating fried foods may increase your risk for major heart disease and stroke, according to a new analysis of existing research.
Voices from the Newton County community, interspersed with prayers and excerpts from the speeches of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., expressed the theme of the 36th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Observance — “The Urgency of Creating the Beloved Community.”
Doctors in Norway are investigating the deaths of 23 elderly patients who had received the Pfizer/BioNTech coronavirus vaccine, looking into the possibility that adverse reactions to the shot "may have contributed to a fatal outcome in some frail patients."
Valentine’s Day is an opportunity for people to share their love and affection and of course, sweet treats. Chocolate reigns supreme on this day devoted to sweethearts. While a heart-shaped box of chocolate certainly makes for a delicious gift, those looking to increase the wow factor can pu…
As many people postpone necessary medical care due to the pandemic, medical professionals are worried that their patients will get sick or even die from other causes.
As if we needed any more reason to ruminate over pandemic life's daily plights, today (January 18) is Blue Monday — the third Monday of January, which is rumored to be the most depressing day of the year.
As the US approaches 400,000 deaths from the coronavirus pandemic, new cases have been trending down but multiple states are reporting cases of new variants of the virus.
Stacker compiles a list of dog breeds great for seniors with rankings based on the American Kennel Club's 2019 popularity rankings, and were chosen based on independent research of breed characteristics.
Contrary to popular belief, yoga isn't just for the super flexible. However, trying to complete moves that are out of your comfort zone can be frustrating. There are plenty of people who suffer from this same feeling of discouragement, so you're not alone. That's why it's important to explor…
The highest form of worship is the expression of gratitude for God’s creativity, for His love, and His grace that redeems us from sin. Not only did Jesus teach us to love God completely but He commanded us “to love our neighbor as ourselves” (Matthew 22:39).
The wildflower for today depicts an important truth, that is, righteousness is both vertical (to God) and horizontal (to our neighbor).
I first saw this wildflower along Interstate 16 from Macon to Savannah many years ago. Later I saw it along roadsides in our area. When rainfall is normal it blooms abundantly but because of the draughts of the past decade it is not as common as it once was.
ATHENS — In commemoration of the 60th anniversary of the desegregation of the University of Georgia, the Main Library at UGA is hosting an exhibit that chronicles the historic events of 1961, when Hamilton Holmes and Charlayne Hunter (now Hunter-Gault) became the first African-American students admitted to the university.
States are racing to get Covid-19 vaccine supplies and distribution in order as the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned Friday of more contagious variants of coronavirus potentially exacerbating the spread.
The overwhelming majority of the more than 20,000 National Guard members expected in Washington for President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration will not be tested for coronavirus before they are deployed from states around the country or upon their arrival in the nation's capital, a National Gu…
One month after the first dose was administered in the United States, Covid-19 vaccinations lag far behind early promises from the federal government.
Nancy Wilkinson knows her way around the internet. Retired from a career in IT support, the 66-year-old was unphased by the hurdles her Decatur, Georgia, neighbors and friends faced as they struggled to schedule appointments for the Covid-19 vaccine.
One of my daughter’s favorite dishes from Tellini’s Pasta Market is their Italian casserole. Begin with a cheesy baked rigatoni, which is heaven on a plate as is, but top it with a zesty marinara sauce. It’s the best of both worlds when you can’t decide whether you’re craving an Alfredo or marinara sauce-based dish.
Over 90,000 Americans could die of Covid-19 in the next three weeks, according to new predictions from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. This is occurring as the United States has surpassed 388,000 reported deaths, with the country shattering the record of over 4,000 deaths …
The coronavirus pandemic is not only having an immediate impact in terms of the deaths of thousands of Americans, it's also taking more than a year off the average US life expectancy.
Despite hopes of widespread vaccinations this year, experts warned the start of 2021 would be a very rough time in this pandemic.
I was on the hunt for the winter pebbles, an assortment of turnips, potatoes, carrots, beets, parsnips and winter radishes that some enterprising farmers at my local market sell as a mix. They look like a basket of gleaming jewels. They remind me of Fruity Pebbles, the breakfast of Flintstones.
As Texas shifts its focus to large community vaccination efforts, some frontline health care workers remain unprotected.
People who have been infected with Covid-19 are likely to be protected against catching it again for at least five months, according to a new study led by Public Health England (PHE).
I have a bad relationship with New Year's resolutions. I start strong and then peter out by mid-January as work deadlines, home chores and the latest Netflix binge takes precedence over my good intentions. I even thought this year would be different due to being homebound. (Laughable!)