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Over a Lifetime, Childhood Obesity Costs $19,000 per Child

April 14, 2014

Childhood obesity comes with an estimated price tag of $19,000 per child when comparing lifetime medical costs to those of a normal weight child, according to an analysis led by researchers at the Duke Global Health Institute and Duke-NUS Graduate Medi

Don’t Panic

April 7, 2014

Public health professionals help communities withstand the impact of a natural or man-made disaster by planning ahead, acting as a source of information during the crisis and helping to mitigate the long- and short-term effects.

Eating Well with Public Health

April 7, 2014

The system that keeps our nation’s food safe and healthy is complex. From deciphering food labels and weighing healthy meal options to cooking food safely and preventing foodborne illness, people must make a lot of choices to eat well.

DPH Welcomes HIV Medical Advisor

March 31, 2014

The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) welcomes Gregory Felzien, M.D., to his new role as medical advisor to the department’s HIV program.

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