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(Family Features) To take care of your heart, it’s important to know and track your blood pressure. Millions of Americans have high blood pressure, also called hypertension, but many don’t realize it or aren’t keeping it at a healthy level.

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The National Institutes of Health has awarded the University of Georgia a contract to establish the Center for Influenza Disease and Emergence Research (CIDER). The contract will provide $1 million in first-year funding and is expected to be supported by the National Institute of Allergy and…

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Southern Community Newspapers, Inc. (Gwinnett Daily Post, Henry Herald, Clayton News, Rockdale-Newton Citizen, Jackson Progress-Argus, and Albany Herald) is hosting four virtual Wellness Expos in partnership with Southern Regional Medical Center providing our community with a venue for healt…

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Southern Community Newspapers, Inc. (Gwinnett Daily Post, Henry Herald, Clayton News, Rockdale-Newton Citizen, Jackson Progress-Argus, and Albany Herald) is hosting four virtual Wellness Expos in partnership with Southern Regional Medical Center providing our community with a venue for healt…

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MINNEAPOLIS/ST.PAUL — A new probe into the lingering impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic has revealed correlations to six unhealthy eating behaviors, according to a study by the University of Minnesota Medical School and School of Public Health. Researchers say the most concerning finding indic…

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TORONTO, Ontario (CTV Network) -- A clinical trial on personalized cancer vaccines to prevent recurrence has shown potential benefits and appears to have no safety concerns, according to researchers.

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Four University of Georgia experts answered some of the most frequently asked questions about COVID-19 vaccines in a recent virtual panel discussion held on campus. Moderated by Dr. Shelley Nuss, dean of the Augusta University/University of Georgia Medical Partnership, the panelists discusse…

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Coming out on the other side of the pandemic, questions still exist. Dr. Lauren Southerland, emergency medicine specialist at Ohio State

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A good night's sleep. It's one of those things people don't appreciate until it's gone. But like much taken for granted prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, good quality sleep is harder to come by these days.

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No matter the season, if the temperature around you is colder than your body temperature, your hands and feet may feel cold even indoors.

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(StatePoint) Many people are avoiding in-person doctor’s visits to limit potential exposure to coronavirus -- or are simply ignoring health concerns altogether. However, when it comes to medical emergencies such as stroke, immediate medical attention is critical.

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Did you know that what you eat can affect your sleep? That's right -- there are foods that can help us enjoy a blissful night's rest, while other foods and eating habits can prevent us from getting our needed zzz's.

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Germany, France and Italy have become the latest European countries to temporarily halt the rollout of the Oxford-AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine over a small number of blood clot concerns, going against the advice of international medical agencies as a third wave of infections looms over the c…

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Denmark is suspending the use of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine for two weeks as it investigates reports of some patients developing blood clots after being inoculated, days after several other EU countries suspended use of a specific batch of the vaccine.

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Five more mass COVID-19 vaccine sites are set to open in Georgia later this month as teachers and school workers land on the eligibility list March 8, Gov. Brian Kemp said on Wednesday.

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Stacker compiled recommendations from the National Weather Service, the Department of Homeland Security, and other experts to put together this list of steps to take after a winter storm hits. Whether you need a refresher, a checklist, or a boost of confidence if you’re already on top of all…

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Fried food is a staple for many Americans, but regularly eating foods such as french fries, fried chicken, mozzarella sticks, hushpuppies, etc., can increase your change of having a major cardiovascular problem, according to a new study.

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