Cardiovascular disease (CVD) remains the single leading clinical cause of death in Georgia, accounting for more than 20,000 deaths a year, or about 1 in 5 deaths overall. A significant proportion of these deaths are premature and preventable.
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Heart Health Mobile, created by the Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation, was launched in support of Million Hearts, a national initiative created by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) in September 2011 to prevent 1 million heart attack
In a recent announcement from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Office of Smoking and Health, Rosemary V.
Couples just about everywhere are making plans for Valentine’s Day. But February is also the perfect time to talk with your teenagers about relationships.
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After only one month into 2015, many Georgians are on the fast track to maintaining their healthy New Year’s resolutions. Others, like many Americans, may still be figuring out to best way to stick to their health goals for the year.
The Holiday Survivor III Awards Ceremony was held last week at the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH). No matter how much weight was lost, all of the winners proved that losing a few pounds can make a big difference in improving your overall he
Paula Horn, 54, is a proud health advocate, successful business professional in Statesboro, Georgia, a wife and a mother. Among her many accomplishments and roles, the one she is most proud of is being a two-year cancer survivor.