Placing children into a mixed reality-part virtual environment and part real world-has great potential for increasing their physical activity and decreasing their risk of obesity, according to University of Georgia researchers.
Blog: Physical activity
Hundreds of West Georgia residents celebrated a personal health victory at this year’s Mayfest.
On the morning of July 4, rain or shine, people lining the streets of Atlanta’s Peachtree Road Race will have the opportunity to see Jimmy Clanton, Jr., competing for the first time.
Employees in District 4 Public Health can now make movement an everyday priority.
Residents of west Georgia whose New Year's resolutions include losing weight have an innovative local resource to support their decision to get healthy.
Tanner Health System launched a number of successful health promotion programs across west Georgia in 2013 through its Get Healthy, Live Well initiative, a program designed to reduce chronic disease risks for the 151,000 residents of Carroll, Haralson
Originally published May 28, 2013
Originally published May 13, 2013
The Coca-Cola Company is giving $1 million to Georgia SHAPE to help fight childhood obesity in Georgia.
Originally published Aug. 15, 2011
Originally published July 8, 2013
DPH employee Jessica Tuttle, M.D., recently qualified -- again -- for the Boston Marathon.