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The Truth Behind Weight Loss Ads

April 23, 2013 by Fayette Woman  
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Summer is just around the corner, and so are the endless advertisements for weight loss.  Common sense will tell you that cutting down on your caloric intake and exercising are your best bets for shedding those extra pounds.  But just in case, the Better Business Bureau (BBB) provides some helpful information and tips on what [...]

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Paws for a Purpose Charity 1-Mile Dog Walk & 5K-9 Run

April 3, 2013 by Fayette Woman  
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Paws for a Purpose Charity 1-Mile Dog Walk and NEW for 2013 – 5K-9 Run Saturday, April 6, 2013 Shamrock Park – Tyrone, GA 5K-9 Run begins 8:30 am        1-Mile Walk begins 10:45 am Click here to REGISTER ONLINE! Vendors, demonstrations, adoptions, and more! Proceeds to benefit Fayette County Humane Society, CAREing [...]

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Your Post-Baby Bloom: 9 Resolutions for Renewal

March 10, 2013 by Fayette Woman  
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Your Post-Baby Bloom: Nine Spring Resolutions for Renewing and Refreshing Yourself If the winter winds have been howling outside (while your baby is howling inside), you might be experiencing a touch of the winter blues. After several weeks or months of caring for your new arrival, it’s easy to become stuck in a rut of [...]

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Graceful, Healthy Aging: Women’s Health Workshop

February 28, 2013 by Fayette Woman  
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Piedmont Fayette Hospital 1279 Building, 3rd Floor Conference Room C Thursday, March 21 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.   The beginning of spring is a great time to focus on getting in shape and maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Experts Dr. Verna Thornton, OB/GYN. Piedmont Fayette Hospital’s Sixty Plus Services and Fayette Senior Services Life Enrichment [...]

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A Healthy Heart is a Happy Heart

February 12, 2013 by Fayette Woman  
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February is American Heart Month. Do yourself a favor and incorporate these simplified ways of doing everyday tasks to save energy for active recreational activities that keep your heart healthy. UTILIZE BODY MECHANICS. One of the easiest ways to save energy is to use your body correctly. This means distributing work over several sets of [...]

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New Lung Cancer Screening Program at Piedmont Fayette

January 31, 2013 by Fayette Woman  
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Piedmont Fayette Hospital launches new lung cancer screening program Lung cancer causes more deaths than colon, breast and prostate cancer combined, according to the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN). That’s why Piedmont Fayette Hospital has launched a new lung cancer screening program to improve early detection of the disease, which is the second leading cause [...]

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Spinning: 5 Expert Tips for Newbies

January 24, 2013 by Fayette Woman  
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If you’ve ever contemplated taking a Spinning class but were too scared to try, you aren’t alone. Many newcomers are intimidated by the loud music, the instructor’s barking orders and the unfamiliar terms. Part of getting fit, however, is leaving your comfort zone and trying something new. Once you have the basics down though, an [...]

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Healthy New Year’s Resolution Ideas for Kids

January 3, 2013 by Fayette Woman  
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(StatePoint) If eating healthier and getting more exercise tops your New Year’s resolution list, consider extending these worthwhile goals to the whole family. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, childhood obesity in this country has more than tripled over the past 30 years. But you can help your family get the right [...]

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Patricia Dablah, Kareen Underwood lead with Zumba

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Muy caliente! Zumba instructors Kareen Underwood and Patricia Dablah are heating up the dance floors at gyms across Fayette County, helping both women and men melt away the pounds while having fun. Spend any time around them and you’ll see — their energy is contagious. At first glance, Kareen Underwood seems to have it all: [...]

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Mammograms: When (and Why) I Started Getting Them

October 19, 2012 by Jill Prouty  
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With differing guidelines on when to begin mammograms, the decision can be confusing for many women. My OB/GYN recommended a baseline mammogram in 2007 after I turned 36. I put it off, for no good reason other than I was busy with work and kids. But the mammogram guidelines of the American Cancer Society (ACS) [...]

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Hike & Like Outdoor Family Fun Oct. 7

October 2, 2012 by Fayette Woman  
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Southern Conservation Trust is hosting  “Hike & Like”, an afternoon of free family outdoor fun on Sunday, October 7th at Line Creek Nature Area in Peachtree City, GA. Activities beginning at 2:00 PM include trail hiking, treasure hunt, prizes and door prizes. The well-loved trails will offer hiking along Line Creek and among the exciting [...]

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Griddle Gallop: Run, Walk & Roll to Help Kids

September 28, 2012 by Fayette Woman  
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The Children’s Village at Christian City will be hosting their annual Pancake Breakfast and Griddle Gallop 5k run & 1 mile walk and roll on October 27th in Union City. Come out to enjoy pancakes and participate in the races! This is a fantastic and fun way to help the abandoned and abused children who [...]

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