With all the handshaking and hugging that come with major year-end celebrations, public health officials are urging everyone to keep those hands clean for a healthier holiday season.
Thousands of Georgians struggle with not having enough to eat throughout the year, not just on the holidays.
Families and friends can join members of the Atlanta Master Chorale and the students of Springdale Park’s Advanced Chorus for holiday caroling on Dec. 11 at the Callanwolde Fine Arts Center.
Four in 10 children who died of flu-related complications were healthy and had no high-risk medical conditions, a CDC study finds.
One-of-a-kind paintings, jewelry and craft items will be available at the DeKalb Community Service Board’s annual Crossroads Holiday Bazaar on Dec. 6 in the Richardson Health Center in Decatur.
Free HIV/AIDS testing and educational events are being offered by the DeKalb Board of Health for World AIDS Day, observed on Dec. 1.
Sol Haroon, lead systems engineer at Norcross-based Suniva, will discuss solar power on Nov. 30 at the Decatur Library.
More than 45 million turkeys will be cooked and eaten this year during the annual Thanksgiving observance, but to serve the best the bird, some basic steps must be followed.
After the Thanksgiving feast on Nov. 28, what to do with the leftovers? Store them safely, says the DeKalb Cooperative Extension, which offers four important steps to follow for the safe storage of leftovers.
I look forward to Thanksgiving all year! It’s my favorite holiday, filled with family, friends and food. I even collect recipes year-round to debut during the big food fest.
Pet owners can free vaccinations, pet food and other services at “Healthy Pets DeKalb” on Nov. 16 at Shoal Creek II Park in Decatur.
Residents who are trying to eat more healthy foods but don’t know where to go now have a list of options created by the DeKalb Board of Health.
Georgia’s premature birth rates continue to improve, state public health officials say.
Even though 28,642 Georgians have completed applications, fewer than 2,000 have selected a plan from the Health Insurance Marketplace during the first month of open enrollment, the Department of Health and Human Services reported on Nov. 13.
DeKalb residents seeking to apply for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act can attend a Nov. 20 forum and enrollment session at Welcome Friend Baptist Church in Ellenwood.