Nearly one in 10 Georgians lives with diabetes, and thousands more are at risk of developing the disease. While many need to learn how to live well with the disease, for others, it may be entirely preventable.
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The beginning of a new year has many people hoping to make a fresh, healthy start. The Office of Worksite Wellness at the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) aims to help public health employees do just that.
Counties across Georgia have been named as recipients of child passenger safety mini grants for 2014 by the Office of Injury Prevention at the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH).
Residents of west Georgia whose New Year's resolutions include losing weight have an innovative local resource to support their decision to get healthy.
The Georgia Department of Public Health’s Ryan White Part B Quality Management (QM) program has built its reputation on ensuring the highest quality of medical care and supportive services for people living with HIV/AIDS.
Georgia has a new law designed to protect children and teens from the deadly effects of concussions. The Return to Play law, which was signed by Gov.
Originally published May 28, 2013
McClain Hermes, 12, is too young to get a driver's license, but she appreciates the $1 donation from drivers renewing or applying for one.
As the cold is settling in to Georgia, so is the flu. The state is reporting widespread flu activity for the first time in the 2013-2014 flu season, including more than 400 hospitalizations and nine confirmed flu-related deaths.
If the U.S.’s stroke belt was an actual belt, then Georgia would sit squarely on the buckle. The state has the ninth-highest stroke death rate in the nation and nearly 3,800 Georgians died from a stroke in 2008 alone.
2013 was a year of considerable progress for public health in Georgia, particularly on some of the key priorities identified by the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH). But the state still faces many challenges for the new year.