Parents: ‘You have to figure out how to make it’
GHN Special Report on Child Cancer: Part Two Jointly reported by Georgia Health News and WebMD When Harris Lott was diagnosed with cancer last summer, the 2-year-old had an asset most children don’t have: Parents who are both doctors. McGregor Lott, MD, and Mary Elizabeth Lott, MD, practice in... Read more
Why are kids in Waycross getting cancer?
GHN Special Report on Child Cancer: Part One Jointly reported by WebMD and Georgia Health News Fourteen-year-old Lexi Crawford was attacked by lower back pain so sharp that she couldn’t even sit up to eat. Her mother had to bring her food while she was lying flat on her... Read more
State fares poorly again in infant, maternal health
Georgia still ranks low among states in rates of premature births, low-birthweight babies, and infant mortality. The rankings in those categories are 43rd, 47th and 45th, respectively, based on the latest data, according to the Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition of Georgia’s 2016 report on maternal and infant health. The recently... Read more
A big sum for Medicaid — and some hard choices
It’s the $110 million question. How should the Georgia Medicaid program spend the $110 million penalty to be paid by Tenet Healthcare as part of a fraud case settlement? The net amount is the biggest Medicaid fraud recovery in Georgia history, according to the state Attorney General’s office. By... Read more
Grant helps pediatric research take new directions
Development of innovations in drugs and medical devices is largely centered on improving treatment for adults. A collaboration between Georgia Tech and Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, though, aims to develop new therapies for pediatrics. And a new $5 million grant from the Imlay Foundation will support that work. The... Read more

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