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Life expectancy down for younger Americans due to suicide and opioid abuse

Suicides, drug overdoses rise as US life expectancy drops

CDC launches the nation’s first vision and eye health surveillance system

CDC has developed the nation’s first Vision and Eye Health Surveillance System

GNTC Neuromuscular Therapy students provide treatment to cancer patients

Students from Georgia Northwestern Technical College’s (GNTC) Neuromuscular Therapy program recently participated in an Oncology Massage Therapy Clinic to provide safe, effective treatment to cancer patients and people with cancer histories.

Children’s Advil Sold in Georgia Recalled

Pfizer has recalled 28,000 bottles of its bubble-gum flavored Children's Advil, citing incorrect markings on the dosage cup may cause some children to overdose

Ga Dept. of Public Health Urging Extra Precautions After West Nile Death in Georgia

Georgians are urged to protect themselves from mosquito bites, particularly when they are outside this Labor Day weekend. Mosquito season in Georgia typically lasts through October, sometimes longer depending on the weather.

Health Department offers breast cancer services

Press Release Rome, GA:  October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and the Floyd County Health Department wants everyone to be aware of the Georgia Breast and...

Wayne Co Farmers Market Held on Fridays & Saturdays

The Wayne County Farmers Market, located at 533 North First Street in Jesup, is held on Fridays(2:00 pm - 7:00 pm) and Saturdays(10:00 am -...

Pesticide exposure during pregnancy linked to autism

Pesticide Exposure During Pregnancy Linked To Autism In Children

Georgia, and other states impacted by Irma, to get grants for some health centers

Some Georgia health centers will receive grants to help recover from last year's hurricane.

Hospitals Limiting Visitors Because of Flu

Floyd Medical Center and Polk Medical Center are restricting visitors because of rising flu cases. These measures are being taken to protect patients, members of...