Life with a spinal injury: What it’s like, and how it’s changing

Feature Aug 25, 2016 0

Just a few seconds . . . That’s all it took for Nancy Edwards to go from working nurse to spinal cord injury patient. It happened on an otherwise routine day in 2002. Edwards was on her way to work... Read more

With seasonal allergies on the increase, Georgia experts seek solutions

Feature Aug 18, 2016 1

To many people, spring and fall are the prettiest and most pleasant times of... Read more

Saddleback therapy: Horses help with healing on Ga. farm

Feature Aug 11, 2016 1

To those driving out of Watkinsville along State Route 53, farms and horses are... Read more
Rise in Medicaid rolls has continuing impact on state budget
Continued growth in Georgia’s Medicaid enrollment accounts for much of the state budget increases that the Department of Community Health is seeking both for...
Donation program for rural hospitals opens door for consulting firms
State health officials say 48 rural hospitals are eligible to receive donations from individuals and corporations under a new Georgia program that will give...
State accepts new hike in Blue Cross exchange premiums
The state insurance department Tuesday approved an average premium increase of 21.4 percent for Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Georgia for the 2017...
Huge numbers of Georgia children can’t get dental care, researcher says
A Georgia Tech researcher said Monday that hundreds of thousands of Georgia children have problems getting access to a dentist in the state. Nicoleta...
Rise in Medicaid rolls has continuing impact on state budget
Continued growth in Georgia’s Medicaid enrollment accounts for much of the state budget increases...
Donation program for rural hospitals opens door for consulting firms
State health officials say 48 rural hospitals are eligible to receive donations from individuals...
State accepts new hike in Blue Cross exchange premiums
The state insurance department Tuesday approved an average premium increase of 21.4 percent for...
Huge numbers of Georgia children can’t get dental care, researcher says
A Georgia Tech researcher said Monday that hundreds of thousands of Georgia children have...
Blue Cross may bump up rates on Georgia insurance exchange
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Georgia says it is reassessing the premium increases...
Commentary: Scrapping Obamacare is not the answer
The Affordable Care Act suffered a major setback this week with the defection of...
Discounts aren’t ending outrage over EpiPen price hikes
The company that makes EpiPens says it will offer the discounts to patients whose insurance doesn’t cover the costs...
Why I’m at odds with my party on health care
“Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced.” (James Baldwin)...
Georgia needs to put its foot down on ‘step therapy’ for diabetics
More than 1 million people in Georgia live with diabetes and are at risk for developing chronic, debilitating and...
Invest in our state by closing the coverage gap
My expertise lies in public health, not in finance or investments. However, it is my understanding that in order...

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