Will Louisiana’s Medicaid expansion provide a model for other states? Hot

Feature Jun 20, 2016 1

This article was done in partnership with Kaiser Health News.  Aretha Frison got an unusually helpful mailing recently through the Louisiana food stamp program. The letter indicated that she could qualify for Medicaid coverage beginning next month. Frison, usually a journalist... Read more

HIV in an unexpected place: A quiet epidemic in SW Georgia

Feature Jun 12, 2016 0

This is the ninth in a series of articles about health care in Southwest... Read more

Flight doctors’ critical role: Ensuring pilots are fit for duty

Feature Jun 6, 2016 0

News stories of possible terrorism in the skies and long waits on the ground are... Read more
McDonald’s at Grady closes amid complaints by doctor group
Less than two months after a doctors’ group called for it to close, the McDonald’s restaurant at Grady Memorial Hospital is shutting down as...
Doctor’s Column: Helping young opioid addicts recover
The word “opioid” is not new, and neither are the drugs it describes. But what was once mostly a clinical term is now frighteningly...
Georgia’s ranking drops in children’s well-being statistics
Georgia’s ranking among states on children’s overall well-being fell from 40th to 42nd in the annual Kids Count report. The 2016 report, released this week by...
Task force aims to reshape Georgia stance on health coverage
A Georgia health care task force is putting the final touches on widely anticipated recommendations for the state to increase access to medical services...
McDonald’s at Grady closes amid complaints by doctor group
Less than two months after a doctors’ group called for it to close, the...
Doctor’s Column: Helping young opioid addicts recover
The word “opioid” is not new, and neither are the drugs it describes. But...
Georgia’s ranking drops in children’s well-being statistics
Georgia’s ranking among states on children’s overall well-being fell from 40th to 42nd in the annual...
Task force aims to reshape Georgia stance on health coverage
A Georgia health care task force is putting the final touches on widely anticipated...
Lying on the floor unconscious, choking from food blocking her airway, Kimberly Glen’s life...
Lawsuits say Blue Cross harms hospitals with tactic of paying patients
This article was done in partnership with Kaiser Health News.  Blue Cross and Blue...
Texting millennials may be losing hand strength
Millennials, the thoroughbreds of texting, may lag behind previous generations when it comes to old-fashioned hand strength.
Support your local quarterback — the primary care physician
I grew up in Georgia and always dreamed of playing high school football. Unfortunately, neither my DNA nor my...
Mental illness in children is real – and treatable
When your child has a sore throat or fever, you probably don’t hesitate to take him or her to...
Insurance mergers would be terrible for Georgia
The Medical Association of Georgia (MAG) believes the pending Aetna/Humana and Anthem/Cigna mergers would have disastrous results for patients...

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