In a growing pandemic that threatens global health, the worry about the unknown, upended routines and economic concerns can significantly impact people’s mental health. But there are simple ways to help yourself cope.
Last month, three Calhoun County women got together for a photo shoot to celebrate the fact that they had all survived breast cancer.
Sometimes getting older really stinks. But there are some really great things about getting older. It is how we approach it that can help us get through the negative parts of older age.
I recently saw in the news information about a new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association that even a small effort in the steps-a-day category can totally alter mortality rate.
I adore summer food because of the multicolors of vegetables available to grow or buy. My husband has so many different types of vegetables in his garden this time of year. It is an incredibly beautiful time for a garden.
For Angela Morgan of Jacksonville, it started in 2007 with twinges in her right breast. With no family history of breast cancer, her doctor thought it might be only fibrocystic changes.
The members of Calhoun County’s Steel Magnolias breast cancer support group are here to help those who have been diagnosed with breast cancer.
One of the most common complaints physicians hear in their practices is that of lower back pain. I guess if you can go through life and not have LBP, you are one lucky person.
I blame it on the time change and the temperature change. You know, that feeling that you would rather go home and snuggle on the couch instead of doing your afternoon walk, or fitness class, or that work you need to do in the yard.
When Davida Hill began experiencing pain in her left breast, she didn’t give it much thought. At that time, she was on her second deployment to Kuwait as a member of the U.S. Army Reserve. “I thought the pain was from the heavy body armor I had to wear,” she said.
Allie Steen knew something was seriously wrong when she couldn’t remember the number she was supposed to dial to call in sick to work. Later, at a medical office, she couldn’t remember half of her personal information to complete the patient form. That, combined with achy, swollen fingers an…