In a new Commentary piece, Dr. James Curran, dean of Emory’s Rollins School of Public Health, reflects on the 30th anniversary of the first AIDS cases being diagnosed in the U.S. Curran led a CDC task force investigating the first reported AIDS cases in 1981. ‘’We must learn from... Read more
Two of the judges hearing the health reform case in Atlanta on Wednesday were appointed by Democratic President Bill Clinton, with the third selected by Republican President George H.W. Bush. But it was difficult to detect ideological leanings – or hints about a final ruling – as the three judges of... Read more
Atlanta Medical Center this week received its official designation as a Level 1 trauma center, the kind that handles the most serious cases. The downtown hospital has operated a Level 2 trauma service for years. AMC now  joins Grady Memorial Hospital as the only Level 1 centers in metro... Read more
Two Atlanta gatherings Monday showed that health care isn’t waiting around for whatever happens to the 2010 reform law. Gov. Nathan Deal’s committee on health exchanges met at the state Capitol for introductions and background on their task. The federal law, officially known as the Affordable Care Act, requires states... Read more
Just before the health reform battleground shifts to Atlanta next week, Gov. Nathan Deal launched a major endeavor related to the much-debated law. Deal signed an executive order Thursday creating the Georgia Health Insurance Exchange Advisory Committee. The panel will determine if Georgia should establish state-based health care exchanges... Read more

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