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50 Years of Fighting Tobacco

January 17, 2014

Fifty years ago this week, the first U.S. Surgeon General’s report linking tobacco and lung cancer was published. Since then, the U.S. and Georgia have made tremendous progress in reducing the burden of tobacco on our communities.

DPH Awards Car Seat Mini Grants

January 13, 2014

Counties across Georgia have been named as recipients of child passenger safety mini grants for 2014 by the Office of Injury Prevention at the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH).

Ryan White QM Program Featured in HRSA Webinar

January 13, 2014

The Georgia Department of Public Health’s Ryan White Part B Quality Management (QM) program has built its reputation on ensuring the highest quality of medical care and supportive services for people living with HIV/AIDS.

Georgia Sets Standard in Stroke Response

January 7, 2014

If the U.S.’s stroke belt was an actual belt, then Georgia would sit squarely on the buckle. The state has the ninth-highest stroke death rate in the nation and nearly 3,800 Georgians died from a stroke in 2008 alone.

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