Health

“EYECARE” FOR YOU

By Savannah Tribune | May 24, 2017

Macular degeneration (also called AMD or age-related macular degeneration) is an age-related condition that affects the central vision. The part of the retina, called the macula, starts to break down and lose its ability to create clear visual images. The macula is responsible for that part of our sight we use to read, drive and recognize faces. Although the peripheral … Continue reading ““EYECARE” FOR YOU”

School Health Summit Planned For May 31 School Officials Encouraged To Attend

By Savannah Tribune | May 17, 2017

The Coastal Health District Chronic Disease Prevention Program will host a School Health Summit from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Wednesday, May 31, at the Liberty County Schools Performing Arts Center located at 2140 E. Oglethorpe Hwy. in Hinesville. The free one-day training is being offered to school administrators, teachers, nutrition directors, and principals to develop and execute nutrition … Continue reading “School Health Summit Planned For May 31 School Officials Encouraged To Attend”

The University of Georgia Extension And the American Cancer Society Offer Cooking School to Prevent Cancer

By Savannah Tribune | May 17, 2017

The University of Georgia Cooperative Extension Chatham County and the American Cancer Society are offering a cooking school to reduce risk for cancer. “The Cooking for a Life Time Cancer Prevention Cooking School” will teach participants how to choose and prepare food to reduce cancer risk along with discussing the screenings recommended for breast, cervical and colorectal cancer. We will … Continue reading “The University of Georgia Extension And the American Cancer Society Offer Cooking School to Prevent Cancer”

Change Your Water…Change Your Life!

By Savannah Tribune | May 10, 2017

Ionized alkaline water is a healthy habit you can start today. Healthy habits have a lot of benefits and are a key part of any wellness program. Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a name given for disorders happening in the central nervous system. From Wikipedia: “A neuro-developmental disorder, or disorder of neural development, is … Continue reading “Change Your Water…Change Your Life!”

EYECARE FOR YOU

By Savannah Tribune | May 10, 2017

If you have kids, this is the week you probably will ask this question a few times. Maybe you’re planning vacations this summer, camps, or thinking about tutoring programs to give your child an academic head start. In either case, remember to add GETTING AN EYE EXAM to your list of summer plans for your children. During this month, we … Continue reading “EYECARE FOR YOU”

EYECARE FOR YOU

By Savannah Tribune | May 03, 2017

Sunglasses are very important for protecting your eyes from harmful sunrays. Although sunglasses are not just a fashion accessory, they should provide protection to your eyes to prevent common eye conditions such as dry eye syndrome and cataracts. Sunglasses are not just for adults, kids are also advised to wear sunglasses because they tend to be outdoors in direct sunlight … Continue reading “EYECARE FOR YOU”

Moultrie Sisters To Participate In Internship

By Savannah Tribune | May 03, 2017

Vivian Rebecca Moultrie and Keyvona Janet Moultrie have been accepted to participate in the Nebraska Collaborative Summer Internship Training Program. Their academic profile confirms their commitment to research and educational growth. The Nebraska Collaborative Summer Internship Training Program is a 10-week program beginning on Monday May 29th and ending on Friday August 5th and will be housed at the University … Continue reading “Moultrie Sisters To Participate In Internship”

21st Century Students at East Broad K-8 School Experience Fine Dining

By Savannah Tribune | May 03, 2017

After a year long course in etiquette, table manners and proper attire for every occasion, the Middle Grade students enrolled in the 21st Century after school program, Conversations in Cuts and Curls class at East Broad K-8 School culminates their learning experiences with an enjoyable memorable afternoon at The Pink House Restaurant . Students were able to demonstrate skills learned … Continue reading “21st Century Students at East Broad K-8 School Experience Fine Dining”

Isle of Hope K8 To Hosts NASA National Championship Awards Assembly

By Savannah Tribune | May 03, 2017

Isle of Hope K8 will host an awards assembly on Friday, May 5th for their team of ten student astronauts who finished 2nd in the nation at this year’s NASA Student Astronaut Challenge at the Kennedy Space Center. Isle of Hope was the only school in Georgia to make the finals and the only Title 1 public school to participate. … Continue reading “Isle of Hope K8 To Hosts NASA National Championship Awards Assembly”

Georgia Hospitals Receive $59 Million In Additional Reimbursement

By Savannah Tribune | April 26, 2017

Many Georgia county hospital leaders received a pleasant surprise in late February after BKD CPAs & Advisors worked with the Georgia Department of Community Health (DCH) in preparing the 2016 Upper Payment Limit (UPL) calculation associated with the state’s nursing facility Supplemental Payment Program. This revision resulted in $59 million in additional reimbursement for participants across the state. “Based on … Continue reading “Georgia Hospitals Receive $59 Million In Additional Reimbursement”