Local doula delivers hope, empowerment for moms-to-be

March 28, 2010 by · 5 Comments 

Artwork is on her walls and on her person. Butterflies symbolize her grandchildren, a star signifies her husband, two mantras explain her battle, a tree represents her life and calling.  Upon closer study of the tree, it is not a tree at all, but a woman, a pregnant woman, glorying in her pending birth. It […]

University student fights for immigration reform

March 26, 2010 by · 2 Comments 

Alexis Ruiz knows first hand the intricacies of the complex immigration system, and she’s looking for reform. She’s tied to her Latina heritage, but her ultimate goal is to make a difference in this country.

How to Take Care of Your Dry Winter Skin

March 26, 2010 by · 1 Comment 

Feeling Poor Bad for Your Health, study shows

March 26, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Feeling poor may be worse for your health than being poor, according to two unpublished studies presented Sunday at ACC.10, the 59th annual scientific session of the American College of Cardiologists. Experience of financial burden, not simply low income, correlated with increased hospital readmission rates after a heart attack, more frequent angina (heart-related chest pain), […]

Visiting the Past

March 26, 2010 by · 1 Comment 

From Player to Coach

March 24, 2010 by · 4 Comments 

Risky Restaurants in Clarke County

March 20, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

On the webpage of the Northeast Health District, 46 Clarke County restaurants are listed in bright red, indicating that they were judged “high risk” the last time the inspectors visited. Potential customers can also see a framed copy of the inspection report, mounted at eye level near the front door, whenever they go out to […]

The Top 6 Ways to Mentally Survive College

March 17, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

In 2008, studies conducted by the American Psychiatric Association showed that over 30 percent of college students nationwide “have felt so depressed, that it was hard to function” within the last 12 months. In that same period, 49 percent had experienced “overwhelming anxiety.” A study published in the Archives of General Psychiatry, later that year, reported that […]

Georgia Days: Spring Break Daytrips from Athens

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Staying in Athens for spring break? Don’t worry, there are plenty of daytrips nearby to help you enjoy some fun in the sun and a change of scenery.

Spring Accessories Define ‘Less is More’

March 2, 2010 by · 2 Comments 

For those who like to keep up with high fashion looks for less, spring has brought a whole new meaning to “less is more,” not only for your pockets, but for your pocketbooks too! “Bag lady, you gone hurt your back,” literally.  Some of us might be all too familiar with this Erykah Badu hit. It’s […]

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