More than 541,000 Georgians selected or were automatically re-enrolled in the health care Marketplace through Feb. 22.
More than half of Georgia’s school districts – 101 out of 181 – are now tobacco-free, protecting 1.3 million students from tobacco use and secondhand smoke.
Ebola-infected sewage may require a longer holding period for safe disposal, a Georgia State study finds.
DeKalb Medical has completed an 8,500-square-foot renovation at its Comprehensive Breast Center at the North Decatur campus, offering more privacy at registration, state-of-the-art upgrades and equipment, and new furnishings and lighting.
A 10-acre buffer restoration event along the South River takes place on March 14 in Lithonia.
Spring is upon us, bringing warmer weather and a new set of severe weather threats.
A 5K walk and free workshops on March 21 at New Birth Missionary Baptist Church will help mark National Single Parents Day
DeKalb residents can begin their spring-cleaning in earnest with an electronics recycling event on March 14 and a household hazardous waste event on March 21.
Walkers and runners can help raise awareness about strokes and their prevention at the inaugural Dr. Bobby McGhee Strides for Stroke 5K Walk on March 14 at Gresham Park in Atlanta.
Daylight-saving time returns on March 8 at 2 a.m., and we lose an hour of sleep when we turn the clocks forward one hour.
Caregivers and residents can share in the discussion of mental health and substance abuse issues at a symposium on March 7 at the Community Achievement Center in Decatur.
Parents and caregivers can help identify health conditions prompted by tobacco or e-cigarette use in their children by paying close attention to symptoms such as bleeding, tender gums, oral pain and mouth infections, state health experts say.
Forty-seven competitors are vying for the title of Decatur’s Biggest Loser in the third annual weight-loss challenge.
Vaccines are the best defense against preventable and sometimes deadly contagious diseases, and Georgia Preteen Vaccine Awareness Week serves as a reminder for parents to talk with their preteens and teens about immunization.
Emory University is offering a free online overview course on the evolving Ebola epidemic, including disease, prevention, management and treatment, response, ethical considerations, communications and a post-Ebola global health landscape.