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The Hughston Health Alert is a quarterly, musculo-skeletal health information newsletter published by the Hughston Foundation and distributed at no charge to patients, coaches, students and anyone requesting a subscription. Issues are also shipped to the YMCA and fitness centers, the Girls Club and Girls Inc., and have been provided to participants at sporting events such as the Georgia High School Soccer Association Championship and at meetings for healthcare professionals. In addition, the Hughston Health Alert is available online at, where it receives over a million visits annually. The Hughston Health Alert e-mail subscriptions have grown to 3,250.


2011apexawardsm The Hughston Health Alert has been recognized by APEX: Awards for Publication Excellence every year since 2002. The APEX Award is an annual competition for writers, editors and publications staff in business and nonprofit communicators.
     2012 APEX Winner       

The Hughston Health Alert was awarded the Grand Award in the 2012 APEX Awards for Publication Excellence. (details)

2013 apex winner

The Hughston Health Alert was recently awarded the Grand Award in the 2013 APEX Awards for Publication Excellence. (details)


Apex 2015 winner



The Hughston Health Alert was recently awarded the Grand Award in the 2015 APEX Awards for Publication Excellence. (details)


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Thomas N. Bernard, Jr., M.D.

Managing Editor
Dennise Brogdon

Art Director
Belinda J. Klein, MA

Editorial Board

Mark A. Baker, PT, CEO
Carol M. Binns, MA
William C. Etchison, MS
Andy Grubbs, MEd, ATC
Rob Hopkins, PT, SCS
Cholly P. Minton
Steve Young, PT

Champ L. Baker III, M.D.

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25th Anniversary Edition Download

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Wellness by Numbers Vol.25, No.2 Spring 2013


The Hughston Foundation, Inc. holds the copyright to the Hughston Health Alert. Neither the whole nor any part of the publication can be distributed in any form (e.g., electronically, photocopies, etc.) without prior written permission from the editor of the Hughston Health Alert. Copyright 2011, The Hughston Foundation, Inc. ISSN# 1070-7778