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DASH named Live Better Partner

DASH named Live Better Partner Live Better, the Archbold Medical Center-led collaborative of key community leaders focused on improving the health of the citizens of Thomas County, recently formed another partnership with a local business that has committed to taking action in support of measurable Live Better goals. Dash, a specialty running store located in Downtown Thomasville, is one of the most recent businesses to become a Live Better partner. As a Live Better partner, Dash has...



Thomasville National Bank Named Live Better Partner

Thomasville National Bank Named Live Better Partner Live Better, the Archbold Medical Center-led collaborative of key community leaders focused on improving the health of the citizens of Thomas County, recently formed another partnership with a local business that has committed to taking action in support of measurable Live Better goals. Thomasville National Bank (TNB) is one of the most recent Thomasville businesses to become a Live Better partner. As a new Live Better...



Live Better 5K Pink Run Saturday

Live Better 5K Pink Run Saturday This Saturday (September 30), Live Better, the Archbold-led community health initiative, will hold the second annual Live Better 5K Pink Run to kick off Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The run will help promote the link between obesity and cancer, as well early detection of breast cancer and overall healthy living. If You Go Date: Saturday, September 30, 2017 Location: Lewis Hall Singletary Oncology Center, 919 S Broad Street, Thomasville,...



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Thomasville City Schools Win Live Better Fan Challenge

Live Better, the Archbold-led community health initiative focused on improving the health of citizens in Thomas County, held a Fan Challenge Friday night at the Thomasville versus Thomas County Central rivalry football game. Elementary students from both school systems competed against each other in a relay race comprised of physical challenges during halftime. Students competing for Thomasville City Schools included Karter Walker (Harper Elementary), Brianna Freeman (Harper...



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Archbold Medical Center, Live Better Win Statewide Award

At its annual Summer Meeting in July, the Georgia Hospital Association (GHA) presented its prestigious Community Leadership Award to Archbold Medical Center in Thomasville for its collaborative effort that enables Thomas County citizens to make healthier choices, with a particular focus on reducing obesity. In the summer of 2016, Archbold formed an advisory board of executives representing major sectors of the community that could leverage the strengths of each sector to improve...



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Thomas County Federal Named Live Better Partner

Thomas County Federal Named Live Better Partner Live Better, the Archbold Medical Center-led collaborative of key community leaders focused on improving the health of the citizens of Thomas County, recently formed another partnership with a local business that has committed to taking action in support of measurable Live Better goals. Thomas County Federal is the most recent Thomasville business to become a Live Better partner. Thomas County Federal, established in 1934, has a rich...



Archbold Health Talk: Healthy Eating for Busy People

Archbold Health Talk: Healthy Eating for Busy People For busy people, it may be tempting to try something exotic and short-term for fast weight loss. But it wouldn't be healthy, and any weight you lost would probably be quickly regained. A long-term program of sensible eating and exercise is still the best method. It's not new, and it may not be the fad of the moment. For most people, however, it works. “A healthy eating plan for weight loss combines fewer calories...



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Barberitos Named Live Better Partner

Barberitos Named Live Better Partner Live Better, the Archbold Medical Center-led collaborative of key community leaders focused on improving the health of the citizens of Thomas County, recently formed a partnership with a local business that has committed to taking action in support of measurable Live Better goals. Barberitos is the most recent Thomasville restaurant to become a Live Better partner. To help inspire people to live a healthy and active lifestyle, the restaurant will...



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George and Louie’s Named Live Better Partner

George and Louie’s Named Live Better Partner Live Better, the Archbold Medical Center-led collaborative of key community leaders focused on improving the health of the citizens of Thomas County, recently formed a partnership with a local business that has committed to taking action in support of measurable Live Better goals. George and Louie’s is the most recent Thomasville business to become a Live Better partner. To help inspire people to live a healthy and active lifestyle, the...



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YMCA, Yoburst Named First Live Better Partners

YMCA, Yoburst Named First Live Better Partners Live Better, the Archbold Medical Center-led collaborative of key community leaders focused on improving the health of the citizens of Thomas County, recently formed partnerships with local businesses that have committed to taking action in support of measurable Live Better goals. Thomasville’s YMCA and Yoburst became the first business and restaurant partners, respectively, to officially partner with Live Better. Several other local...



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Archbold Announces 5K Pink Color Run Winners

Archbold Announces 5K Pink Color Run Winners To kick off Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Archbold’s Lewis Hall Singletary Oncology Center hosted a 5K pink color run on Saturday, October 1. Sponsored by Archbold Medical Center and Live Better, Thomas County’s new health initiative, the Pink Run helped promote early detection of breast cancer and encouraged overall healthy living. Around 300 people participated in the run/walk event. Margaret Wetherbee was the overall female winner...