Georgia ranks near the bottom in various health measurements nationally.
And the state also doesn’t fare well on its rates of poverty, high school graduation and unemployment.
In a new Commentary, Dr. Harry Heiman of Morehouse School of Medicine says the state’s leaders must adopt new policies to improve these statistics – and improve the health of vulnerable Georgians.
“Through a health lens, our state is going from bad to worse, a trend that will continue without a change in course,’’ Heiman writes.
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