Every day, more than 120 people in Georgia are diagnosed with cancer. That is an average of more than 41,000 new cancer cases each year. Cancer is the second leading cause of death in Georgia, taking the lives of an estimated 16,630 people in 2013.
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Fireworks and the Fourth of July go together like hot dogs and hamburgers at a cookout. But a fun-filled holiday celebration can come to a painful end in a matter of seconds if you don’t use fireworks and sparklers with extreme caution.
Summer is officially here and it is not only time to celebrate the Fourth of July, but a real Atlanta tradition…the Peachtree Road Race! Deep down, most Atlantans set a goal to participate at least once in their lifetime in this 6.2 mile event. With
The University of West Georgia (UWG) has partnered with Tanner Health System’s “Get Healthy, Live Well” initiative to plant and maintain a community garden. UWG joins several other groups in the area who are also planting these gardens.
Governor Nathan Deal and the Georgia Emergency Management Agency today introduced an upgraded version of the state’s emergency mobile app, Ready Georgia, designed to help Georgians stay safe and informed during emergencies.
Created by two emergency room doctors, iTriage offers patients a symptom checker, doctor search, a database of medical symptoms, diseases, conditions, procedures, medications and drugs and a
Researchers at the University of Georgia College of Public Health have received a 5-year, $3.15 million grant from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) aimed at improving opportunities for individuals
Beginning with the 2014-2015 school year, all students born on or after January 1, 2002, and entering or transferring into seventh grade in Georgia, must receive a tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis (whooping cough) booster vaccination (Tdap) and an ado
As financial administrator for the North Georgia Health District based in Dalton, Steve Tonya (pictured below) is used to keeping track of accounts.
The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH), last week, confirmed the state’s first human case of chikungunya this year. The patient was infected during a recent trip to a Caribbean nation.