The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that 1 in 68 children (or 14.7 per 1,000 eight-year-olds) in multiple communities in the United States has been identified with autism spectrum disorder (ASD).
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Tommie Chambers, of Columbus, Ga. knows his situation is unique. He was able to recover from colon cancer without chemotherapy or radiation. But as a survivor, he has resumed his normal life and wants to tell others about it.
Residents near Columbus, Ga., who need a Georgia birth certificate to renew their driver’s license now have a convenient option, thanks to the Columbus Health Department and the Columbus-area Department of Driver Services (DDS).
In 2011, the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) reported that the state’s infant mortality rate had dropped to 6.8 deaths for every 1,000 live births.
Making Georgia a safe place for children is a priority for Gov. Nathan Deal, and in the month of April, the Georgia Children’s Cabinet will focus on promoting safe communities and stable families where children can thrive.
To her coworkers, Dianne McWethy is the true definition of a public administrator.
Do you know an excellent public health nurse? Would you like to honor someone dedicated to providing the highest quality health care for Georgians? Nominate these special health care providers for a Nursing Excellence Award.
Within three years, Beverly Flowers had battled two kinds of cancer. The Jonesboro, Ga., resident had barely recovered from breast cancer when she was diagnosed with colon cancer in 2003. She was only in her 40s.
Hurricane Jamani, a strong Category 2 hurricane, is barreling toward the southern Florida and southeast Georgia coastlines.
When Environmental Health Director Scott Uhlich talks about his work at the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH), he reminds listeners that environmental health programs are the cornerstone of public health.