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Spreading Empowerment Through Girls on the Run

Sarah Hutchinson, 30, of Valdosta, Georgia, devotes herself to health care and recognizes the impact it has on others, especially young women. Alongside her work at the Hughston Clinic, Hutchinson also has a passion for fitness and helping her husband, Taylor, with Girls on the Run. Girls on the Run helps young women realize that they can take charge of their futures and provides opportunities … Continue reading Spreading Empowerment Through Girls on the Run

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Aerial Adventures

Erika Bennett has never been one to back down from new and at times challenging experiences. So, when she made a trip down to Tampa, Florida, to visit her family, one of her family members invited her to try aerial yoga for the first time. Though she did not have previous experience with any kind of yoga, Bennett figured that it would still be a … Continue reading Aerial Adventures

Regular Exercise Can Help Relieve Arthritis Symptoms

Living with arthritis, pain and stiffness from inflammation of the joints, can be uncomfortable and disruptive of everyday life. There are several ways to help soothe the symptoms, one of which that can be most effective is regular exercise. Extensive exercise is not necessary. However, a lack of it can create more stress on the joints because the muscles become weakened. Therefore, maintaining strength and … Continue reading Regular Exercise Can Help Relieve Arthritis Symptoms

Medical Risks of Tattoos and Piercings

People of all ages get inked and pierced all over their bodies. Both are exceedingly common nowadays, but while piercing and tattooing parlors are well regulated, there are still health and safety concerns to consider before making your next appointment. Medical Risks of Getting a Tattoo The potential complications involved with getting a tattoo include: Allergic Reaction:Mainly to the dyes used in tattoo artistry. A … Continue reading Medical Risks of Tattoos and Piercings

Leap of Faith: From Lowes to Body Works

Kelsey Allen and Jamel Watkins had it made. They were Operations Supervisors with Lowes Home Improvement Distribution Center in Valdosta, and they had been with the company for several years while making a good living. Both Allen and Watkins made working out and staying in shape a part of their lives outside of the workplace. In addition to keeping themselves in shape, they both were … Continue reading Leap of Faith: From Lowes to Body Works

Mental Health Task Force Launched by the University System of Georgia

Across college campuses, students are experiencing mental health issues dueto anxiety and stress. This can range anywhere from the pressure of high academicperformance, exposure to discrimination or violence or dealing with an assault. College students often seek help from the counseling center, but what if thatisn’t enough? According to Marty Swanbrow Becker, associate professor at Florida State University, on The Conversation, colleges should focus on … Continue reading Mental Health Task Force Launched by the University System of Georgia