First Human Case of West Nile in Georgia Confirmed

August may be the eighth month on the calendar, but it is the first month of 2019 in which a case of West Nile virus has been confirmed.

Tyson Foods Recalls Chicken Patty Products due to Possible Foreign Matter Contamination

Tyson Foods is recalling chicken patty product that may be contaminated with extraneous materials,

2 Georgia HIV/AIDS Housing Programs to Receive Cut of $25 Million from HUD

These grants provide a combination of housing assistance and supportive services for this vulnerable population.

HHS Awards Nearly $400 Million to Combat the Opioid Crisis, GA to Receive $5.4...

The investments will enable HRSA-funded community health centers, rural organizations and academic institutions to establish and expand access to integrated substance use disorder and mental health services.

EPA Says It Won’t Approve Labels That Claim Glyphosate Causes Cancer

EPA Says It Won't Approve Labels That Claim Glyphosate Causes Cancer

DEA issues warning over counterfeit pills

"Don’t do it. You’re putting your health at risk,” Evans says. “You can never be certain of what you’re getting.”

CDC: Still Not Enough Naloxone Where It’s Most Needed

The CDC says that eespite huge overall increase in prescribing, more is needed in rural areas. Moreover, too few doctors are prescribing naloxone to patients receiving high-dose opioids or opioids plus benzodiazepines or to those with a substance use disorder as recommended

Report: VA has cured 100,000 Veterans of Hepatitis C

New drugs and outreach campaign helped VA to rapidly deploy and treat Veterans

Chocolate Chip Cookies Recalled Over Concerns of Plastic Presence

This is the only product by the company that is impacted.

Federal Agency implements More Support for Babies, Pregnant Women, and Mothers Affected by Substance...

It includes information on the SUPPORT Act that provide new coverage options to state Medicaid programs to assist some of the most vulnerable beneficiaries – babies, pregnant women, and mothers – with Substance Use Disorder