Middle school students are especially vulnerable to trying—and becoming addicted to— tobacco.
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This month, Brenda Fitzgerald, M.D., commissioner of the Georgia Department of Public Health, joined other U.S. health officials in Taiwan as part of an international exchange program of health leaders.
The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) paused to celebrate the good work and good health of its employees. On May 21, the department celebrated its firstl Employee Recognition and Wellness Day.
Hundreds of West Georgia residents celebrated a personal health victory at this year’s Mayfest.
Gov. Nathan Deal, first lady Sandra Deal and leaders of several state agencies are calling for parents and caregivers of children to have heightened awareness this summer of the dangers of leaving children unattended in vehicles.
Members of the H.E.A.R.T. Coalition, a drug-free communities coalition in Fulton County, have been named Youth Advocates of the Year by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids for their leadership in the fight against tobacco.
The internship program at the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) is just two years old, but it’s already earning recognition for its contributions to the state.
What do happy memories, sad goodbyes, 40 years and the colors purple and silver have in common?
During National Nurses Week, the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) recognized more than 1,300 public health nurses in Georgia for the vital role they play in keeping Georgia healthy.
Next week, nearly 170 state and district leaders of the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) will gather in Atlanta to discuss how the department can go from a good organization to a great one.