The CDC said in its monthly Vital Signs report that rates of avoidable deaths from heart disease, stroke and hypertension declined 29 percent from 2001 to 2010 but still accounted for 200,070 avoidable deaths.
Georgia Regents University is one of three area agencies using state grants to curb underage alcohol consumption.
We should be more proactive and make an effort to take care of and save our kids.
ATLANTA - Executives from Georgia pharmaceutical and medical-equipment companies met with legislators Monday to push for various initiatives designed to provide money for research companies.
A family member has confirmed Robert Moody is being treated for necrotizing fasciitis after sustaining injuries prior to his arrest for the May 28 death of his son.
...alternative fuel, according to the Emergency Response Safety and Health Database, a part of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. It can cause problems ranging from eye irritation to nausea to organ damage, the database said...
DECATUR, Ga. -- The commissioner of public health reported that there have been no new cases in two weeks of an outbreak of e. coli that struck five Georgians
JACKSON, Miss. - When Robin Webb lived in New York City, he was treated by HIV specialists and had access to counseling and nutritional programs. Now he lives in Mississippi, where few of those services exist.
BOSTON --- Many American businesses are unprepared to deal with widespread employee absenteeism in the event of an outbreak of swine flu, according to a Harvard School of Public Health study released Wednesday.
...activity -- regional -- and South Carolina had the tier below that -- local -- according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Almost all of that is probably the new virus -- 98 percent of the influenza A virus sub-typed...