Looking for Georgia’s lead service lines
PART TWO OF A SPECIAL REPORT By Brenda Goodman, Andy Miller, Erica Hensley, and Elizabeth Fite Brenda Goodman is a senior news writer for WebMD and Andy Miller is editor and CEO of Georgia Health News.  Freelance writers Erica Hensley and Elizabeth Fite also contributed to this report.  This... Read more
Lax oversight dilutes impact of water testing for lead
PART ONE OF SPECIAL REPORT By Brenda Goodman, Andy Miller, Erica Hensley, and Elizabeth Fite Brenda Goodman is a senior news writer for WebMD and Andy Miller is editor and CEO of Georgia Health News. Freelance writers Erica Hensley and Elizabeth Fite also contributed to this report.  This investigation... Read more
First person: When my stroke hit, MARTA and Grady showed Atlanta at its best
Editor’s note: Louis Mayeux is a veteran Atlanta journalist. This is his first-person account of his stroke: The speed of the attack surprised me. One moment, I stood in the Lenox MARTA Station, reloading my Breeze card. The next, I couldn’t understand the machine’s instructions. My mind had blown... Read more
Waycross teenager with rare cancer dies
A Waycross teenager has passed away after a two-year battle against a rare cancer. Lexi Crawford, 16, was one of four children in the area — in Southeast Georgia near the Florida line — who were diagnosed with a sarcoma within two months of one another in 2015. She... Read more
Years after hospital closed, some former patients struggle for safe housing
This is the first in a series of articles reported in Northwest Georgia, an area rich in stories about unmet health needs and about people and programs making a difference. Georgia Health News and the health and medical journalism graduate program at UGA Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication collaborated... Read more

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