Thanksgiving is quickly approaching and Georgians will be reuniting with loved ones for celebrations that bring together multiple generations of family members. In addition to sharing a good meal and many laughs, Thanksgiving is the perfect opportunit
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Thanksgiving Day is almost here and many Georgians are planning to prepare their favorite comfort foods cooked exclusively for holiday celebrations. Resisting appetizing holiday dishes can be challenging, but health experts from the Georgia Department
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Just in time for Thanksgiving, 75 employees with the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) are utilizing daily physical movement, mindful eating behaviors and controlled portion sizes to prevent weight gain and encourage weight maintenance.
Last week, the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) joined the American Cancer Society in celebrating the Great American Smokeout (GASO) and helping Georgians find support in kicking their tobacco habit for good. Held every third Thursday in Nove
This November, the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) is joining child advocates in recognizing Child Safety Protection Month, an annual opportunity to champion the importance of child safety and health protection methods.
Last week, the DeKalb County Board of Health (DCBOH) hosted a week-long celebration in honor of mothers and babies entitled “Baby Love: Keeping Babies Happy, Healthy and Safe.” Coordinated by the DCBOH’s Health Assessment and Prevention Department, th
Chronic diseases cost Georgia more than $40 billion dollars a year in avoidable health care costs and indirect social and economic impacts. That’s a hefty price for many illnesses that continue to impact more Georgia residents every year.
Thursday, Nov. 20 will mark the Great American Smokeout. Recognized on the third Thursday of November, this annual observance encourages smokers to use this date to make a plan to quit or plan in advance to quit smoking that day.
Last month, 25 Georgia schools made a commitment to make physical activity and nutrition education a focal point of their daily school activities.