In a move that could change the landscape of public health in Georgia, leaders at the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) announced Friday the decision to seek formal, national accreditation.
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Nearly one in 10 Georgians lives with diabetes, and thousands more are at risk of developing the disease. While many need to learn how to live well with the disease, for others, it may be entirely preventable.
The start of a new year brought a first for public health and Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) Commissioner Brenda Fitzgerald, M.D.
The beginning of a new year has many people hoping to make a fresh, healthy start. The Office of Worksite Wellness at the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) aims to help public health employees do just that.
Healthcare Georgia Foundation today announced the launch of its new infant mortality program initiative, Taking Care of You.
The fight against cervical cancer has come a long way, but too many women are still impacted by this highly preventable disease.
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.
Georgia SHAPE School Grants Awarded
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).
Residents of west Georgia whose New Year's resolutions include losing weight have an innovative local resource to support their decision to get healthy.