Cobb & Douglas Public Health (CDPH) and the Cobb Safety Village were recently honored with the Model Practice Award at the 2015 Annual Conference of the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO).
When fourth year medical students begin choosing their elective rotations, exciting subjects come to mind: surgery, neurology, emergency medicine or even cardiology.
Disasters often grab headlines and incite lots of public attention after they occur, but making preparations ahead of time can go a long way toward reducing fear and limiting the threats they pose to your health and safety.
Clyde Watkins Jr., M.D., has just joined the DeKalb County Board of Health.
Dr. Watkins is a clinical assistant professor of medicine at Emory University’s School of Medicine. He is also founder of the Capstone Medical Group.
Childhood obesity rates are at an all-time high. Today, nearly one in three kids and teens in the United States are obese or overweight.
For those who wear a Fitbit – a wireless activity tracker that monitors the number of steps one takes, distance traveled, calories burned and even sleep cycles – the device alone often is the only motivation needed to increase daily physical activity.
Every day during the school year, thousands of Georgia students head to the cafeteria at lunch time to enjoy a hearty school meal.
If you’re a parent, you want nothing more than to ensure the health and wellness of your child.
Need to take a swim to cool off from the heat or to enjoy your summer fitness? Try Speedo Fit, a fitness app made by swimmers for swimmers!
The summer brings long, hot, sunny days – and the increased chance of exposure to annual pests including mosquitoes.