When it comes to vaccinations, timing is everything. Children, teens and adults need to get vaccinations in the right doses at the right times for optimal protection from diseases.
Officials in the Decatur County School District in southwest Georgia knew life for many of their students and families wasn’t as healthy as it should be.
Four Georgia hospitals have been recognized for achieving the highest reported rates in the state for vaccinating newborns against the hepatitis B virus (HBV).
Editor’s note: Michael Rogers, an operations analyst in the Office of Health Indicators and Planning at the Georgia Department of Public Health, wanted to start living a healthier lifestyle.
It was November 1993. The No. 1 song in the U.S. was "I would do anything for love (But I won't do that)," by Meatloaf. The movies playing at the local theater included "Mrs. Doubtfire" and "The Three Musketeers." Bill Clinton was the president.
The discovery of penicillin marked a major turning point in medicine, introducing doctors to some of the most powerful tools at their disposal: antibiotics.
A new tool in Georgia’s fight against HIV/AIDS received national attention Monday when it was featured during the White House’s observance of World AIDS Day.
Originally published Nov. 19, 2012
At many holiday gatherings, cooking the meal is as big a part of the festivities as eating it. But the most important ingredient is kitchen safety.
In the past six months, people have been seeing Georgia SHAPE all over the state. Wherever it goes, the exhibit is not hard to spot.