Cobb County School District is Georgia’s first school system to earn the Asthma-Friendly School designation from the Georgia Department of Public Health’s (DPH) Asthma Control Program.
The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) will host a Health Systems Symposium Aug. 18 -19, 2016 at the Evergreen Marriott Conference Resort in Stone Mountain Park, Ga.
August is a busy month with back-to-school shopping, last minute family vacations, registering for school and recent graduates leaving for college.
Mosquito season in Georgia is here, bringing with it concerns about local transmission of Zika virus and the serious risks to pregnant women and their unborn children. There is no vaccine to prevent Zika and no medicine to treat the infection.
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Maintaining overall wellness for adults and children requires a healthy balance of nutritious food choices and an active lifestyle. However, many families have limited options when it comes to enjoying daily meals.
The long summer days are ripe with opportunities to enjoy the beach, local pools, scenic parks and hiking trails. If you plan on spending increased amounts of time outside, it’s important to put your health first – including your skin health.
Quitting tobacco can be a physically and emotionally challenging journey for anyone seeking a healthier life, but for those living with mental illnesses, the grasps of nicotine addiction can be even more difficult to escape.
The Georgia Department of Public Health’s (DPH) Worksite Wellness team, in conjunction with University of Georgia’s (UGA) Walk Georgia, is spearheading the 100 Days of Summer challenge to get employees moving more this summer.