Halloween is almost here, and kids all over Georgia can’t wait to put on their costumes and go trick-or-treating.
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Reading is good for your mind, of course, but Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) Commissioner Brenda Fitzgerald, M.D., wants you to know that it’s also good for your health.
Originally published July 29, 2013
It’s easy to think that lead poisoning is a problem that disappeared decades ago, along with leaded gasoline or lead-based paints. But the problem plagues more than half a million U.S. children, more than 5,000 of whom live in Georgia.
The flu is more than just sniffles and sneezes. A new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is a sobering reminder that the virus can be deadly, even for healthy children.
When it comes to vaccinations, timing is everything. Children, teens and adults need to get vaccinations in the right doses at the right times for optimal protection from diseases.
Bullying can make life unbearable for children, and the consequences for victims can last long after school is done.