Gardeners and farmers can share seeds, cuttings and knowledge at the Annual Seed and Scion Swap on Jan. 22 at the Decatur Library.
Shelia Wilkins Harkleroad will share her life story of growing up with polio in Decatur and DeKalb County at the Jan. 17 Lunch and Learn at the DeKalb History Center.
Adults and youth can participate in interactive groups at the Fulton-DeKalb Hospital Authority’s Community Health Forums on HIV/AIDS on Jan. 26 in Decatur and Feb. 2 in Atlanta.
Exposure to radon in indoor air is the second leading cause of lung cancer, and public health agencies are urging all residents to test their homes during National Radon Action Month.
Nineteen students participated in Georgia Piedmont Technical College’s official “pinning ceremony” in December as its 2016 Class of Licensed Practical Nurse Graduates.
Eight Cedar Grove High students have earned medical credentials as part of the Reach One Each One High School Youth Medical Mentoring Program at Grady Memorial Hospital in conjunction with the Morehouse School of Medicine and the Emory School of ...
DeKalb Medical has partnered with Insure Georgia and the DeKalb County Chapter of 100 Black Men of America to offer free assistance to residents who want to understand their insurance options under the Affordable Care Act.
Residents who made New Year’s resolutions to move more and improve their eating habits can get help at free Kaiser Permanente health and wellness classes at the Panola Medical Center in Lithonia.
Gov. Nathan Deal has expanded access to a lifesaving drug, naloxone, for overdoses in an effort to stem the tide of the opioid epidemic.
Drivers who miss one to two hours of the recommended seven hours of sleep in a 24-hour period nearly double their risk for a crash, new research from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety shows.
Individuals and families can work to make 2017 their healthiest year with tips from the national Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Child passenger and older driver safety efforts are among five injury prevention programs sharing $1.2 million in grants from the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety.
Eligible donors are encouraged to add “give blood” to their holiday checklist to help the American Red Cross meet the constant need for blood this winter. Donors with all blood types are needed now to help patients, and as a ...
For community-minded gift-giving this holiday season, residents, organizations and businesses can drop off new smoke alarms through Dec. 23 at any DeKalb County Fire Rescue Department station to help keep their neighbors safe.
DeKalb residents have access to contraceptive services, supplies and information through the Family Planning Program at the Board of Health’s Clifton Springs Health Center.