Jazz Across the River

By | October 13, 2010

The Coastal Jazz Association continues its Jazz Acroos the River series with The Jackson Evans Quartet. They will perform at the Westin Resort on Sunday, October 24th at 5pm. Free for Coastal Jazz Association members and $10 for non-members. Attendees who join CJA while at the concert will also be admitted for free. For more info call: 912.920.1317 or go … Continue reading “Jazz Across the River”

Prevent and Reverse Diabetes

By | October 13, 2010

Southwest Chatham Library, 925-8305 Tuesday, Oct. 19, 6 p.m. Jeff Adams of “Heartbeats for Life” presents strong scientific evidence, practical coping skills, and delicious recipes to help you prevent or even reverse diabetes. Learn how eating the right foods can improve your health dramatically.

Money Smart: A Financial Education

By | October 13, 2010

The Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Savannah offers this class to help consumers develop money management skills and positive financial relationships. October’s class topic is managing credit. Space is limited. To reserve your seat, call 691-2227 or email to cccs@cccssav.com The session will be held at the Carnegie Library, 231- 9921 Monday, Oct. 18, 6 p.m.

Prepared Childbirth – Wednesday Series

By | October 13, 2010

6:30 p.m. – 8.30 p.m., Wednesdays, October 27, November 3, 10, and 17Women’s Health Institute Conference Room located in the Center for Advanced Medicine at Memorial University Medical Center This course gives an overview of reproductive anatomy and physiology and explains the process of labor and delivery in simple, easyto understand terms. This four week course includes a tour of … Continue reading “Prepared Childbirth – Wednesday Series”

Gospel Icon Albertina Walker Passes

By | October 13, 2010

Award winning gospel legend Albertina Walker has died. Walker passed away October 8, at the age of 81. Walker was born in Chicago, Illinois, and began singing at an early age. In the early 1950s, Walker founded her own Gospel music group The Caravans. The Caravans’ membership has included: James Cleveland, Bessie Griffin, Shirley Caesar, Dorothy Norwood, Inez Andrews, Loleatta … Continue reading “Gospel Icon Albertina Walker Passes”

Bishop Tutu Steps Away From Center Stage

By | October 13, 2010

South African freedom fighter and Nobel Peace Prize winner, former Archbishop Desmond Tutu, announced his retirement from public life during the first week of October. “The Arch,” as he is known in his country, made good on a pledge he issued in July in a televised interview with the Reuters News Service that he would retire to spend more time … Continue reading “Bishop Tutu Steps Away From Center Stage”

Metts Honored By GAPHC

By | October 13, 2010

Dr. James C. Metts was honored Tuesday evening, October 5, 2010 at the 33rd Annual Meeting of the Georgia Association for Primary Health Care, Inc., a group of 27 federally funded primary health centers throughout Georgia, comprising over 100 clinic sites. Dr. Metts was awarded the Curtis V. Cooper Special Recognition Award given for “outstanding service, achievement, commitment, excellence and … Continue reading “Metts Honored By GAPHC”

CDC Expands Effort to Reach Groups Hardest Hit by HIV

By | October 13, 2010

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced an expansion of its successful Act Against AIDS Leadership Initiative AAALI), a partnership of leading national organizations designed to increase HIV prevention efforts. CDC is increasing the effort’s funding from $10 million to $16 million over six years and broadening its scope to include eight additional organizations to help fight HIV among … Continue reading “CDC Expands Effort to Reach Groups Hardest Hit by HIV”

Chatham County Health Department Ready to Give Flu Vaccine

By | October 13, 2010

The flu. It’s just a fever and cough, right? Wrong. Hundreds of thousands of people are hospitalized because of the flu every year and an average of 36,000 people die from it. Is it really worth the gamble? Chatham County Health Department officials don’t think so. The Health Department is now offering the flu vaccine and everyone six months and … Continue reading “Chatham County Health Department Ready to Give Flu Vaccine”

Health Restoration Could The Problem Be Gluten?

By | October 13, 2010

Do you have chronic health problems that just won’t go away, no matter what you do? You are drinking more water, off the sugar and artificial sweeteners, exercising more and still having considerable problems? You could have gluten intolerance, as millions do, and not know. Gluten in foods can attack the villi of the small intestines leading to the formation … Continue reading “Health Restoration Could The Problem Be Gluten?”