CDC Releases 2018 Breastfeeding Report Card

Of the approximately 4 million babies born in 2015,  most started out breastfeeding – but many stop earlier than recommended

Georgia’s Attorney General, and others, urge Congress to pass fentanyl bill

Georgia's AG, others ask Congress to pass fentanyl bill

CDC: 1 in 4 US adults live with a disability

Cognitive disability most common in younger adults; mobility disability most common for others.

CDC: Measles reported in 21 states and D.C.

From January 1 to July 14, 2018, 107 people from 21 states (Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan, Missouri, Nevada,...

No Rural Hospital Makes Georgia’s ‘Top 14 Hospitals’ List

None of Georgia's hospitals outside of metro areas made the most recent Top 15 list, according to U.S. News' 'Best Regional Hospitals' list.

Georgia teachers, state employees may not get health rate increases for 2019

The Georgia Department of Community Health (DCH), State Health Benefit Plan, announced the Resolution for SHBP’s Member Contribution Rates for Plan Year 2019. The...

Georgia ranks 43rd in healthcare quality, 50th in access

In a recent report from a popular financial and consumer website, Georgia ranks at the bottom in healthcare quality. The methodology from the website, WalletHub,...

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

GBI Child Fatality Review Unit looks to reduce child suicide deaths in Georgia

The GBI’s Child Fatality Review Unit has received 23 cases of suicide-related deaths of children under the age of 18 in 2018.  For every...