A clubhouse for learning gives hope to kids with mental illness

Feature May 3, 2016 0

This is the fourth in a series of articles about health care in Southwest Georgia, an area of the state that has great health needs and challenges, but also some innovative approaches to such problems. The series is the... Read more

Fighting ticks with fire: A health benefit from forest management

Feature Apr 24, 2016 0

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

Food insecurity in farm country, and how a ‘manna drop’ helps fight it

Feature Apr 12, 2016 0

This is the second in a series of articles about health care in Southwest... Read more
Georgia travelers part of Emory Zika study
Seven people traveling back to Georgia and diagnosed with the Zika virus have joined a preliminary study at Emory analyzing immune responses to the...
Toxic lead still lurking in many Georgia homes
Although the crisis in Flint, Mich., has caused Americans everywhere to worry about lead in their drinking water, a different kind of lead hazard...
Interim Southern Regional chief gets the job full time
Southern Regional Medical Center’s new owner has named Charlotte W. Dupré as permanent CEO of the Clayton County hospital. Dupré has been interim CEO...
Letter to the editor: Dental issues still going unaddressed
The Georgia Dental Association (GDA) recently launched a campaign, “Because I Saw My Dentist.” The campaign is part of a larger “Action for Dental Health...
Georgia travelers part of Emory Zika study
Seven people traveling back to Georgia and diagnosed with the Zika virus have joined...
Toxic lead still lurking in many Georgia homes
Although the crisis in Flint, Mich., has caused Americans everywhere to worry about lead...
Interim Southern Regional chief gets the job full time
Southern Regional Medical Center’s new owner has named Charlotte W. Dupré as permanent CEO...
Letter to the editor: Dental issues still going unaddressed
The Georgia Dental Association (GDA) recently launched a campaign, “Because I Saw My Dentist.” The...
Nationally, health care prices all over the map
A new study shows a wide variation in health care prices between states –...
Georgia rated below average in health emergency readiness
Georgia is improving on its preparedness for health emergencies, but its overall rating remains...
Medical errors are No. 3 cause of U.S. deaths, researchers say
A study by researchers at Johns Hopkins Medicine says medical errors should rank as the third-leading cause of death...
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...
Dispelling the myths about dentists and HB 684
Recently the Georgia Legislature considered House Bill 684, which purportedly would have allowed greater access to dental care for...
How deception killed a bill to help Georgians
Surveys and articles point out how Americans are cynical about politics and politicians and the double-dealing that goes on...

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