Novices making their first turkey or seasoned cooks who know their way around the kitchen should follow good food safety practices for a healthy holiday meal.
Medicare’s “Extra Help” program helps people with limited income pay for their prescription medications.
Open enrollment for 2015 coverage in the Health Insurance Marketplace starts Nov. 15, and residents can get ready by learning about the Marketplace, seeing if they may qualify for savings, and downloading an application checklist.
Financial services adviser Paul Ellingson will present a seminar on the Affordable Care Act on Nov. 13 at St. Andrews Presbyterian Church in Tucker.
“Mind Matters,” a one-day mental health summit with cutting-edge information from published scientists and researchers, respected physicians and directors of substance abuse programs will take place Dec. 8 at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis in Atlanta.
A $44,670 check from the DeKalb Medical Auxiliary will help DeKalb Medical transform its Comprehensive Breast Center on the North Decatur campus into a more modern healing center
Travelers from Ebola-affected countries now face more aggressive monitoring procedures when they arrive in Georgia.
The Georgia Department of Public Health has launched the Georgia CAPUS Care Portal, a one-stop online connection to care for HIV-positive residents.
The DeKalb Board of Health is getting more than $928,000 in Health and Human Services grants to support programs aimed at preventing chronic diseases such as heart disease, stroke and diabetes.
A Journey to Serenity Walk is taking place Oct. 26 in Lithonia Community Park to raise awareness about depression.
Healthy seniors who are 65 years and older can sign up to participate in a TOMMORROW clinical trial that is studying the earliest stages of Alzheimer’s disease.
Emory Healthcare has created www.emoryhealthcare.org/ebolaprep as a resource for health care organizations seeking best practices for safe and effective screening, diagnosis and treatment for patients with Ebola virus disease.
DeKalb Schools will not enroll students from Ebola hot spots in West Africa or the United States without proper documentation from the CDC that they’re unaffected by the virus.
DeKalb Board of Health officials hoping to calm the community’s growing jitters about the Ebola virus hosted a question-and-answer forum about the deadly disease on Oct. 14
A nurse who cared for an Ebola patient at Texas Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas is now Emory University Hospital’s fourth Ebola patient.