As the Emory Center for Injury Control (ECIC) celebrates its 20th anniversary, the organization honored 20 champions of injury and violence prevention in Georgia.
“Practically everyone that I knew smoked some kind of tobacco product,” said Lewis McTush. “Almost every man in my family smoked cigars or cigarettes and it was nothing out of the ordinary.”
The Northeast Health District considers family planning one of its top public health priorities.
ATLANTA – Ongoing efforts to improve preterm birth rates in Georgia are having a significant, meaningful impact.
When Mirrin Reagan was 30 years old, a possible breast cancer diagnosis was the last thing on her mind. Mammograms were recommended for most women 10 years older than Reagan.
With all the shades of pink, you know it is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which is a big deal for the Georgia Department of Public Health’s (DPH) Breast and Cervical Cancer program.
On Oct. 15, health advocates will celebrate the 10th annual National Latino HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, focusing on a population that faces unique challenges in fighting the disease.
When it comes to making sure all Georgia’s children get a great start in life, state officials recognize that some families may need a little extra help. But with thousands of children born every year, identifying those families is a challenge.
Shundra Samuel was filling out the paperwork for her patient’s annual physical exam when she noticed a fading, half-moon bruise on the woman’s cheek, just beneath her glasses.
In what is the largest grant in Georgia State University history, the university’s School of Public Health and its partners will receive $19 million over five years from the U.S.