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Thanksgiving means turkey and pumpkin pie, but it also marks the beginning of the busiest travel season of the year.
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.
As the Emory Center for Injury Control (ECIC) celebrates its 20th anniversary, the organization honored 20 champions of injury and violence prevention in Georgia.
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.
“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.”
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.
ATLANTA – Ongoing efforts to improve preterm birth rates in Georgia are having a significant, meaningful impact.
At this time Georgia WIC is operating business as usual. The Georgia Department of Public Health and Georgia WIC are working on steps to keep WIC operating for as long as possible.
ATLANTA – The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) will seek public comment on the Georgia fiscal year 2012 Preventive Health and Health Services Block Grant.