A pharmacist finds his niche at a service-oriented site Hot

Feature Feb 7, 2016 1

Revelations can happen anywhere. Georgia pharmacist Garrett Strawn’s flash of awareness came in a fairly mundane setting. He was in a glassed-in pharmacy at the rear of a big chain store in Rome. He was flanked by shelves loaded... Read more

Living with disability helps steer young doctor into fascinating specialty Hot

Feature Jan 30, 2016 0

Editor’s note: Five and a half years ago, Hammad Aslam started medical school in... Read more

Survival training in the age of the ‘active shooter’

Feature Jan 23, 2016 0

Detective J. K. Walker is in high demand these days. One of his assignments... Read more
Georgia has fewer uninsured kids as ACA takes hold
The number of uninsured Georgia children fell by more than 50,000 in 2014, the first year of full implementation of the Affordable Care Act,...
Dental hygienist bill remains on hold, but prospects improving
For the second time in two weeks, a health committee of the Georgia House tabled a bill Tuesday that would allow dental hygienists to...
ACA enrollment tops 587,000 in Ga., but insurers nervous over signup rules
More than 580,000 Georgians signed up for coverage in the insurance exchange during the third open enrollment for the Affordable Care Act, federal health...
Lung Association flunks state on tobacco control
Georgia received three F’s and one C in the latest American Lung Association assessment of states’ tobacco control efforts, released this week. The 2016...
Georgia has fewer uninsured kids as ACA takes hold
The number of uninsured Georgia children fell by more than 50,000 in 2014, the...
Dental hygienist bill remains on hold, but prospects improving
For the second time in two weeks, a health committee of the Georgia House...
ACA enrollment tops 587,000 in Ga., but insurers nervous over signup rules
More than 580,000 Georgians signed up for coverage in the insurance exchange during the...
Lung Association flunks state on tobacco control
Georgia received three F’s and one C in the latest American Lung Association assessment...
First case of Zika virus confirmed in Georgia
The Georgia Department of Public Health on Wednesday confirmed the first travel-related case of...
Data breach affects thousands in Georgia Medicaid, PeachCare
A health insurer’s data breach has affected 148,334 Georgians on Medicaid or PeachCare for...
Doctors in distress: Long hours, high patient load help lead to physician burnout
In the past few months, a specter has been haunting and unsettling the medical community and way beyond: the...
Prenatal programs for the poor need a bigger role in Georgia
Georgia recently dropped from a grade of “C” to a “D” on the March of Dimes Premature Birth Report...
Big insurance deals are bad news
The past decade has witnessed dramatic consolidation in every dimension of the metro Atlanta health care market. Spurred by...

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