The Georgia Campaign for Grade Level Reading will celebrate its launch at the State Capitol on March 5. The event will mark Grade Level Reading Day and the beginning of Read Across Georgia Month.
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Rick Keheley is the new director of the Office of Inspector General (OIG) for the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH). After serving as the office’s interim director since August 2013, Keheley began his new role in February.
This week, Georgia schools will start Powering Up.
Food is everywhere on Twitter and Facebook and Instagram, but how much of it is fruits and vegetables versus pies and potato chips?
A snapshot of patients who required care at Duke University Hospital during this year’s flu season shows that those who had not been vaccinated had severe cases and needed the most intensive treatment.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have named immunization as one of the greatest public health achievements of all time. The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) has also focused on vaccination as one of its top priorities.
Cigarette smoking is the main risk factor for most patients who develop lung cancer; however, some patients who are diagnosed with lung cancer have never smoked a cigarette.
Sheritta Frazier could have had a heart attack or a stroke. Her blood pressure was so out of control that it turned into a medical emergency one day in 2002.
For west Georgia residents at risk of developing type 2 diabetes, Get Healthy, Live Well is offering a free, personalized approach to preventing the disease.
New University of Michigan research says that a simple tool right in your back pocket may help decrease your risk for type 2 diabetes: Text messages on your phone.