Posted: 03/03/2014 - March is Colon Cancer Awareness month, a perfect time to take steps to help lower your risk of developing colon cancer. About 1 in 20 people in the US will develop colon cancer at some point during their lifetime.
Posted: 02/20/2014 - A local retirement community has its doors open, helping individuals deal with the grief and loss of a loved one.
Posted: 02/20/2014 - The Wiregrass Lifesouth Blood Center is launching a new initiative that allows local students another opportunity to save lives.
Posted: 02/07/2014 - The go red for women movement raises awareness of heart disease in women and Grandview Elementary School is participating by jumping ropes for hearts.
Posted: 02/05/2014 - February is National Cancer Prevention Month. We're talking to a nutritionist about how we can decrease our cancer risks through healthy eating.
Posted: 11/11/2013 - November is National Lung Cancer Awareness month. Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States, among both men and women
Posted: 10/04/2013 - Screening mammogram are x-ray exams of the breasts that are used for women who have no breast symptoms. The goal of a screening mammogram is to find breast cancer when it’s too small to be felt by a woman or her doctor. Finding small breast cancers early (before they have grown and spread) with a screening mammogram greatly improves a woman’s chance for successful treatment.
Posted: 09/25/2013 -
Posted: 09/05/2013 - IN THIS MONTH'S INSTALLMENT OF BUDDY CHECK 4, WE ARE DISCUSSING WOMEN'S HEALTH. DR. STEPHANIE GIBSON, OB/GYN FROM WOMEN'S MEDICAL CENTER AND LADONNA DANFORD FROM SAMC ARE HERE TO TELL US ABOUT THE IMPORTANCE OF YOUR YEARLY ROUTINE HEALTH APPOINTMENTS.