Anxious about the coronavirus? You're not alone. Therapist Sulonda Smith offers some tips to soothe your fears and explain the outbreak to children.
As countries struggle to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus, known as COVID-19, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is urging Americans to start preparing for what is looking more and more like a pandemic. Here are 5 ways to get yourself and your family ready.
Fasting has become a popular technique for weight loss. But, physician Taz Bhatia says to keep your fasts short and make sure you are staying hydrated.
Decades after he lost a leg after a car accident, the Peachtree City man was diagnosed with throat cancer. Now, he wants to use his cancer ordeal to help other patients.
Brenda Duran began falling in her late teens. She was 20, when she took a major tumble at Georgia Gwinnett College. That's when Duran learned why she was feeling so dizzy and off-balance: she has MS.
Gwen Garner-Rouse still can't believe how the decision she agonized over -- whether to undergo bariatric surgery -- would ultimately save her life, but not in the way you would think. She'd been battling her weight for 25 years.
The FDA has approved a new drug for children with a peanut allergy, but it may not be a good fit for some kids.
Angela Jones and a friend took off from Hong Kong on a cruise ship February 1, 2020, hoping to explore Japan. Instead, the Canton, Georgia, native and 2,200 others have been stuck at sea, as countries refuse to allow passengers to disembark amid concerns about the new coronavirus.
As cruise ships become quarantined in Asia amid the spread of a new coronavirus, many Americans are wondering if a cruise is still a good idea.
Facing advanced endometrial cancer, longtime Newnan, Georgia, coach and teacher Simone Dupree knew her middle school students were frightened she would not survive. So, DuPree created a Facebook page to help them better understand her treatment, not knowing her journey would inspire an entire community.
Anita House treated herself to pedicure at a local nail salon. The Flowery Branch, Georgia, woman now believes that visit left her with an bone infection that forced a surgeon to amputate her right big toe.
After losing a combined 300 pounds, friends and workout partners Brandi Mallory and Alix Prempeh have created the podcast "2 Dope Girlz in the Gym." The two agree weight loss isn't easy, but they hope to make it fun.
The Georgia Department of Public Health says it will be among the public health labs receiving a coronavirus test kit. On Wednesday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention revealed 200 coronavirus kits will be sent to state labs across the country.
Atlanta college student Sir Dalvin Holloman found himself homeless after he was diagnosed with schizophrenia at 19. Today, he has an apartment, a therapist and a doctor, thanks to an integrative new program for teens and young adults.
A nagging cough sent 42-year-old Angie Downs of Seattle to her doctor. But, the mother of two never expected the problem would be lung cancer.
Tabitha Hammond of Atlanta was 27 weeks' pregnant when she felt a jolt of pain in her abdomen. That's when she found herself facing an emergency C-section, as doctors tried to save her unborn baby.
Harvard researchers say adopting 5 healthy habits in middle age can help you extend the number of years you live disease-free as you grow older. We look at what they are and how to get started.
At 49, Hurst Peacock found himself bracing for open heart surgery. Then, he got a second opinion.
82-year-old Beryl Waters of Atlanta has logged more than 5,000 volunteer hours over the last 4 years at Shepherd Center, a spinal cord and brain injury rehabilitation hopsital. In that time, she's knitted hundreds of hats for patients, earning the nickname "hat lady."
In the middle of a busy flu season, when the Grady Emergency Department is seeing an average of about 400 patients a day, a new – and some believe troubling – virus has popped up on the radar screen, the coronavirus.