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.
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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
Tanner Health System launched a number of successful health promotion programs across west Georgia in 2013 through its Get Healthy, Live Well initiative, a program designed to reduce chronic disease risks for the 151,000 residents of Carroll, Haralson
Time is a critical factor in antibiotic resistance. The longer bacteria have to be exposed to a drug, the more opportunities they have to develop ways to resist it.
ATLANTA – The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) has been awarded $839,700 in grants from the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety (GOHS).
Originally published May 28, 2013
Orginally published Jan. 17, 2012