Pesticide exposure during pregnancy linked to autism

Pesticide Exposure During Pregnancy Linked To Autism In Children

CDC releases new guidelines to treat concussions in children

CDC releases new recommendations on how to treat childhood concussions.

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.

USDA Partners to Provide Transitional Housing for Rural People in Recovery from Opioid Misuse

The USDA has formalized an innovative agreement in which a nonprofit organization will purchase homes from the Department and convert them to transitional housing for people recovering from opioid misuse.

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

Sub-organization of CDC launches new framework to tackle opioid crisis in the workplace

Opioid use and misuse in the workplace are a definite part of America’s opioid crisis – and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) has a new plan to fight it.

STDs on the rise, current medications not as effective, prevention funding declines

STDs are on the rise, according to a report from federal health officials.

GA woman pretending to be a dentist for 7 years

A woman is charged with pretending to be a dentist for 7 years after multiple complaints filed.

Georgians Urged to Protect Themselves from Mosquito Bites

The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) has confirmed seven human cases of West Nile virus so far this year, including one death. Additionally, there has been one confirmed case of Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) which resulted in death. EEE is rare illness in humans, and only a few cases are reported in the United States each year.

Two dead, 6 ill from mosquito-borne viruses in Georgia

Georgia: 2 dead, 6 ill from mosquito-borne viruses