Deer hunting season is in full swing across Georgia, which means hunters will be climbing into tree stands and potentially putting themselves at risk of serious injury.
“Practically everyone that I knew smoked some kind of tobacco product,” said Lewis McTush. “Almost every man in my family smoked cigars or cigarettes and it was nothing out of the ordinary.”
Team Flabbergastics from Meadowcreek High School in Norcross, Ga., was selected as the winner of the Health IT Student Innovation Award for their ideas on how to connect Georgians to healthy lifestyles and help the state address obesity.
As the Emory Center for Injury Control (ECIC) celebrates its 20th anniversary, the organization honored 20 champions of injury and violence prevention in Georgia.
When Geneen Gibson, PharmD, started her job at Savannah’s St. Joseph’s/Candler Health System in January 2008, doctors and pharmacists were already nervous.
The Northeast Health District considers family planning one of its top public health priorities.
When Mirrin Reagan was 30 years old, a possible breast cancer diagnosis was the last thing on her mind. Mammograms were recommended for most women 10 years older than Reagan.
With all the shades of pink, you know it is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which is a big deal for the Georgia Department of Public Health’s (DPH) Breast and Cervical Cancer program.
On Oct. 15, health advocates will celebrate the 10th annual National Latino HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, focusing on a population that faces unique challenges in fighting the disease.
When it comes to making sure all Georgia’s children get a great start in life, state officials recognize that some families may need a little extra help. But with thousands of children born every year, identifying those families is a challenge.