This week is National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW), an annual observance to highlight the importance of protecting infants from vaccine-preventable diseases and to celebrate the achievements of immunization programs in promoting healthy communities
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Rain barrels stand on either side of the front doors waiting to collect water that will irrigate the native plant materials. Lights turn off automatically if no one has been in a room for a certain amount of time so energy can be conserved.
It was a muggy June afternoon in 2010 when Christine Spriggs, a nutrition assistant at the Floyd County Health Department, parked her pickup truck at the grocery store.
Last month, the Georgia Public Health Association (GPHA) presented Dr. Dan Stephens with the Fred Agel Governance Award in recognition of his outstanding commitment and service as Chairman of the Cobb Board of Health.
The Whitfield County School Board voted to revise the school district's tobacco policy for both students and staff at their April meeting.
When LaVerne Brown attended a community baby shower in Savannah in 2013, she was hoping to learn as much as she could about becoming a mother.
Childhood obesity comes with an estimated price tag of $19,000 per child when comparing lifetime medical costs to those of a normal weight child, according to an analysis led by researchers at the Duke Global Health Institute and Duke-NUS Graduate Medi
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Child abuse and neglect are major public health problems. Nationally, nearly one in three adults reports that they were emotionally, physically or sexually abused as a child and one in nine reports having been emotionally or physically neglected.
Colleagues at the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) know Michelle Allen as the “syphilis girl.” The name isn’t an insult – it’s a reflection of the dedication she has for fighting sexually transmitted disease (STD) throughout Georgia as the dir