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FDA to Regulate Some Health Apps

September 27, 2013

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will begin regulating some of the thousands of mobile health apps produced for smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices.

DPH Communications Projects Receive Six National Awards

September 26, 2013

At a national conference Tuesday in Chicago, the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) received six awards from the CDC's National Public Health Information Coalition (NPHIC)—two gold, one silver and three bronze Awards of Excellence – recognizing

Vaccine Champions Honored at Immunize Georgia

September 23, 2013

Whether it's influenza, whopping cough, human papillomavirus or meningitis, public health officials agree that immunization is the safest, most effective way to protect against vaccine-preventable diseases.

“Farm to Preschool Summit” is Huge Success

September 20, 2013

Officials from Bright from the Start, the Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning (DECAL), the Georgia Department of Public Health and Georgia Organics are calling their recent 2013 Farm to Preschool Summit, held Sept.

Celebrating 20 Years of Immunize Georgia

September 12, 2013

On Thursday, the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) marked the 20th anniversary of Immunize Georgia, an annual conference dedicated to promoting the life-saving practice of vaccination.