In August, 22 patients came to an emergency department in Brunswick, Ga., some dangerously ill after inhaling synthetic cannabinoids, also known as “spice” or “herbal incense.” Six of the patients were hospitalized, and five of them in the intensive ca
By the year 2025, nearly 160,000 Georgians will be living with some form of dementia, according to statewide projections. Those numbers have prompted concern among Georgia officials about the state’s readiness to provide appropriate care.
Free Nicotine Replacement Therapy for Georgians
If you’re going to a holiday celebration this season, you’ll likely do a lot of shaking hands, hugging loved ones and eating holiday favorites.
Thanksgiving means turkey and pumpkin pie, but it also marks the beginning of the busiest travel season of the year.
Originally published Feb. 27, 2012
Deer hunting season is in full swing across Georgia, which means hunters will be climbing into tree stands and potentially putting themselves at risk of serious injury.
When Geneen Gibson, PharmD, started her job at Savannah’s St. Joseph’s/Candler Health System in January 2008, doctors and pharmacists were already nervous.
Team Flabbergastics from Meadowcreek High School in Norcross, Ga., was selected as the winner of the Health IT Student Innovation Award for their ideas on how to connect Georgians to healthy lifestyles and help the state address obesity.