WHO report: Hundreds of millions suffer from diabetes

6:00 am Apr. 25, 2016

An estimated now 422 million people suffer from diabetes — a debilitating and potentially deadly disease — as the obesity epidemic continues to rage across the globe.

That’s according to a new report from the World Health Organization. The number of people living with the chronic disease has nearly quadrupled since 1980, rising the fastest in low- and middle-income countries.

In Georgia, 30.5 percent of people are obese

‘I was so, so … NORMAL’

6:00 am Apr. 13, 2016

Bruce Gilbert penned those words in his journal last December as the uncontrollable shakes and jerks he had suffered in his arms and legs for a decade began to diminish.

In 2005, Doctors diagnosed the Atlanta

Is coffee bad or good for you?

6:00 am Apr. 4, 2016

Caffeine enthusiasts rejoice!

The debate over whether — or how much — coffee Americans should drink has raged on for years. Historically, coffee has been blamed for stunting growth, causing heart disease and other health problems.

Keep your brain 10 years younger by doing this

3:31 pm Mar. 28, 2016

Regular exercise is important for older Americans to keep both their bodies and minds healthier for longer, a new study shows.

The study looked at how much — and at what intensity — people exercised, comparing