For the past five years, Georgia has worked to protect patients from dangerous infections and advocate for the responsible use of antibiotics.
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It’s tough to earn a better score than a 99 percent. But that’s just what an emergency preparedness team at the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) did on its Technical Assistance Review.
This week, Georgia schools will start Powering Up.
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.
Food is everywhere on Twitter and Facebook and Instagram, but how much of it is fruits and vegetables versus pies and potato chips?
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.
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.
Health departments in Camden, Glynn, and McIntosh counties have been awarded $39,300 to support progress in meeting requirements of the Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB), the first and only voluntary national accreditation program for public hea
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.