Health

Critical Need For Blood And Platelet Donors After The Holidays

By Savannah Tribune | January 15, 2020

The American Red Cross currently has a critical need for blood donors of all blood types – especially type O – and platelet donors to make an appointment now to give and help replenish the blood supply after the holiday weeks. Right now, the Red Cross has less than a three-day supply of type O blood. To help tackle the … Continue reading “Critical Need For Blood And Platelet Donors After The Holidays”

Hospice Savannah’s 12th Annual Lecture Series To Focus on Self Compassion

By Savannah Tribune | January 15, 2020

Hospice Savannah’s 12th Annual Lecture Series presented by St. Joseph’s/ Candler Foundations explores the mental, spiritual and physical stresses of being a professional or non-professional healthcare provider or caregiver. Guest speakers are Dr. Michael Kearney, a native of Ireland and renowned palliative care physician, and his wife, psychologist Dr. Radhule Weininger. The public is invited to enjoy coffee, pastries and … Continue reading “Hospice Savannah’s 12th Annual Lecture Series To Focus on Self Compassion”

American Cyanamid Workers Diagnosed With Cancer Secure Cash Benefits From Multiple Private Trust

By Savannah Tribune | January 15, 2020

Federal Courts Require Asbestos Manufacturers to Compensate Cancer Victims Plant workers employed before 1981 diagnosed with various cancers are entitled to special benefits. Lung cancer, esophageal cancer, laryngeal cancer, pharyngeal cancer, stomach cancer, colon cancer, rectal cancer, and mesothelioma are frequently caused by asbestos exposure. Asbestos-laced products were used for decades at American Cyanamid. Neither employees nor management were aware … Continue reading “American Cyanamid Workers Diagnosed With Cancer Secure Cash Benefits From Multiple Private Trust”

“EYE CARE” FOR YOU

By Savannah Tribune | January 15, 2020

Did you know that GLAUCOMA is one of the leading causes of preventable blindness among African Americans and Hispanics. And that glaucoma is 6 to 8 times more common in African Americans than Caucasians. January is National Glaucoma Awareness Month. Do this brief survey to see if you are at risk. Ask yourself these questions: • When was your last … Continue reading ““EYE CARE” FOR YOU”

Savannah Seniors, Let’s Toast To A New Decade Of Health

By Savannah Tribune | December 31, 2019

While the start of a new year can be a cherished time for reflection and celebration, the pressure to get to work on those New Year’s resolutions can also be overwhelming. With a new decade just around the corner, many of us are gearing up to make our annual resolutions. However, it’s important to create realistic, measurable goals that last … Continue reading “Savannah Seniors, Let’s Toast To A New Decade Of Health”

A Year of Changing Lives at EmployAbility

By Savannah Tribune | December 31, 2019

As the Executive Director of EmployAbility, I’ve witnessed how deeply meaningful it for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) to be embraced by the community as valued, appreciated citizens. With support from EmployAbility, our program participants are growing, thriving, and creating a richer community by being in it through working and volunteering – using their abilities to their fullest! … Continue reading “A Year of Changing Lives at EmployAbility”

“EYE CARE” FOR YOU

By Savannah Tribune | December 18, 2019

December is almost over. As you look back over 2019, reflect not only on what you did to help take care of others, but what you did to take care of yourself. For many of us, we get wrapped up into caring for others (family and friends) so much that we overlook the need to take care of ourselves. Healthcare … Continue reading ““EYE CARE” FOR YOU”

Hospice Savannah’s 12th Annual Lecture Series to Focus on Self Compassion

By Savannah Tribune | December 18, 2019

Hospice Savannah’s 12th Annual Lecture Series presented by St. Joseph’s/ Candler Foundations explores the mental, spiritual and physical stresses of being a professional or non-professional healthcare provider or caregiver. Guest speakers are Dr. Michael Kearney, a native of Ireland and renowned palliative care physician, and his wife, psychologist Dr. Radhule Weininger. The public is invited to enjoy coffee, pastries and … Continue reading “Hospice Savannah’s 12th Annual Lecture Series to Focus on Self Compassion”

Jenkins Athletic Club Announces “Vertical Jump for JAC”

By Savannah Tribune | December 11, 2019

At a special holiday event on Sunday, December 15, 2019 from 1-4 p.m., the community is invited to join members of the Jenkins Athletic Club (JAC) at 6408 Waters Ave. to enjoy complimentary Christmas cookies and photos with Santa Claus. During this event, the JAC will be collecting donations for the club’s youth athletic programs and seasonal camps. This event … Continue reading “Jenkins Athletic Club Announces “Vertical Jump for JAC””

The Matthew Reardon Center Presents the 5th Annual Autism Conference

By Savannah Tribune | December 11, 2019

The 2020 Savannah Autism Conference will host 40 workshops during the 2-day conference to be held on February 6th and 7th, 2020. Since 2016, more than 1500 family members, educators, health professionals and autistic self-advocates from a dozen states and Puerto Rico have attended the annual autism conference. This year, participants will learn how to support autistic students in the … Continue reading “The Matthew Reardon Center Presents the 5th Annual Autism Conference”