Four Georgia hospitals have been recognized for achieving the highest reported rates in the state for vaccinating newborns against the hepatitis B virus (HBV).
The discovery of penicillin marked a major turning point in medicine, introducing doctors to some of the most powerful tools at their disposal: antibiotics.
It was November 1993. The No. 1 song in the U.S. was "I would do anything for love (But I won't do that)," by Meatloaf. The movies playing at the local theater included "Mrs. Doubtfire" and "The Three Musketeers." Bill Clinton was the president.
Editor’s note: Michael Rogers, an operations analyst in the Office of Health Indicators and Planning at the Georgia Department of Public Health, wanted to start living a healthier lifestyle.
A new tool in Georgia’s fight against HIV/AIDS received national attention Monday when it was featured during the White House’s observance of World AIDS Day.
Originally published Nov. 19, 2012
At many holiday gatherings, cooking the meal is as big a part of the festivities as eating it. But the most important ingredient is kitchen safety.
Bullying can make life unbearable for children, and the consequences for victims can last long after school is done.
In August, Georgia state Sen. Renee Unterman was named Legislator of the Year by the National Association of Local Boards of Health (NALBOH).
In the past six months, people have been seeing Georgia SHAPE all over the state. Wherever it goes, the exhibit is not hard to spot.
When David Eller’s doctor told him that he had type 2 diabetes nearly 20 years ago, his wife, Helen Eller, was worried. She was sure her husband wouldn’t cooperate with the drastic changes to diet and lifestyle that the disease requires.