Virginia Prescott of On Second Thought spoke with the executive director from Voices for Georgia’s Children, Erica Sitkoff,  and the editor of Georgia Health News, Andy Miller, about the barriers Georgians face in respect to the state’s high rate of uninsured children. Read more

Controversy over CON

October 8, 2018 0

When a new health care facility wants to open in Georgia, it must go through a controversial regulatory process known as the CON program. Now, supporters and opponents of the current system are now making their cases to the Georgia General Assembly, who may be looking to legislate changes... Read more

Where Georgians live longer

October 8, 2018 0

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation recently released data that break down the life expectancy of Americans by neighborhood. This week on the Georgia Health Report, we’ll talk about where people live longer, where they don’t, and why. Read more

Do you have ‘text neck’ ?

September 29, 2018 0

Have you been experiencing a bit of stiffness in your neck and upper back? Do you own a smartphone? If you do, you may be among the growing number of people with ‘text neck.’ This week on the Georgia Health Report, host Lauren Baggett gets the scoop from Andy Miller... Read more

County loses only pharmacy

September 29, 2018 0

Amid a trend of rural hospital closings and doctor shortages, Clay County in southwest Georgia is losing its only drug store. This week, host Lauren Baggett and Andy Miller of Georgia Health News discuss what it means for a rural community when a pharmacy is difficult to access. Read more

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