Georgia has a new law designed to protect children and teens from the deadly effects of concussions. The Return to Play law, which was signed by Gov.
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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.
Originally published May 28, 2013
McClain Hermes, 12, is too young to get a driver's license, but she appreciates the $1 donation from drivers renewing or applying for one.
As the cold is settling in to Georgia, so is the flu. The state is reporting widespread flu activity for the first time in the 2013-2014 flu season, including more than 400 hospitalizations and nine confirmed flu-related deaths.
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.
2013 was a year of considerable progress for public health in Georgia, particularly on some of the key priorities identified by the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH). But the state still faces many challenges for the new year.
Beachgoers aren’t the only thing coming and going in the Caribbean these days. A mosquito-borne virus typically found in Asia and Africa has made its way to a handful of islands in the region, and U.S.
The United Way of Greater Atlanta has pledged to support a program that will get parents talking – literally.
It is never too early to start protecting a newborn – and with whooping cough it can, and should, start before that baby is even born.
“No one has dedicated more time and effort advocating for the advancement and enhancement of pre-hospital care in Georgia than Keith Wages.” With those words, the director of the Office of EMS and Trauma for the Georgia Department of Public Health (DP