The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that 1 in 68 children (or 14.7 per 1,000 eight-year-olds) in multiple communities in the United States has been identified with autism spectrum disorder (ASD).
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The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) welcomes Gregory Felzien, M.D., to his new role as medical advisor to the department’s HIV program.
Residents near Columbus, Ga., who need a Georgia birth certificate to renew their driver’s license now have a convenient option, thanks to the Columbus Health Department and the Columbus-area Department of Driver Services (DDS).
To her coworkers, Dianne McWethy is the true definition of a public administrator.
Making Georgia a safe place for children is a priority for Gov. Nathan Deal, and in the month of April, the Georgia Children’s Cabinet will focus on promoting safe communities and stable families where children can thrive.
In 2011, the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) reported that the state’s infant mortality rate had dropped to 6.8 deaths for every 1,000 live births.
When Environmental Health Director Scott Uhlich talks about his work at the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH), he reminds listeners that environmental health programs are the cornerstone of public health.
Hurricane Jamani, a strong Category 2 hurricane, is barreling toward the southern Florida and southeast Georgia coastlines.
Within three years, Beverly Flowers had battled two kinds of cancer. The Jonesboro, Ga., resident had barely recovered from breast cancer when she was diagnosed with colon cancer in 2003. She was only in her 40s.
Tobacco use will be prohibited on all Georgia public college campuses.