In Atlanta, Joe Biden thanks and praises hospice nurses: “Simply put, you do God’s work.”

Former vice president Joe Biden gave a heartfelt speech to a crowd gathered for the 70th anniversary of the Visiting Nurse Health System, which provides in-home medical and palliative care throughout metro Atlanta. He attended the Hospice Atlanta benefit luncheon at the urging of his friend, Senator Johnny Isakson.

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How to keep exercising outdoors in Atlanta when allergies attack

Allergies are a chief complaint in Atlanta, and with good reason: they’re getting worse. So how can you combat them without sacrificing your run in the park? Here are a few tips.

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Boxing, running, dead lifts—diabetes doesn't hold this Atlanta personal trainer back

Jonathan Kolowich is the kind of fitness trainer whose Instagram videos make you say, “Wait, whaaaaaat?” We’re talking about moves like Turkish get-ups with a heavy barbell or plyometric push-ups that jump from benches to the floor and back. These kinds of physical feats take practice, strength, and stamina, but Kolowich has to think about, monitor, and manage his blood sugar.

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Test Drive: With Ki-Hara Resistance Stretching, the trainer becomes the weight machine

It is very difficult to carry on a conversation while Estelle Harford digs her toes into the side of my thigh, using them like fingers to knead the tight muscles there, so I mostly just listen as she tells me about the workout I’m about to do: Ki-Hara Resistance Stretching.

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