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"Tips® From Former Smokers” anti-smoking campaign launches in Georgia

June 5, 2018

Tobacco users and smokers in Georgia can get help quitting during the Tips From Former Smokers® Campaign sponsored by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Office of Smoking and Health.  In its seventh year, the Tips® campaign profiles real people who are living with serious and long-term health consequences from tobacco use and second-hand smoke exposure.  Smokers are encouraged to quit for good… 

Improving asthma management in Douglas County School System

June 5, 2018

Asthma is a chronic lung condition that inflames and narrows the airways. There is no cure for asthma, but it can be managed. Schools can help by adopting asthma-friendly policies and procedures; coordinating communication with physicians, school personnel, children with asthma and their families, and by providing asthma education for students and staff to better serve their students with asthma…

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