GA DPH: Vaccination is the Best Protection Against the Flu

The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) and the Pediatric Healthcare Improvement Coalition of Georgia (PHIC) encourage all parents to fully vaccinate their children, ages six months and older, each year against influenza (flu).

Food Recalls This Week: Kellogg’s Cereal

The Food and Drug Administration has announced a voluntary food recall affecting consumers who purchased Kellogg's cereal.

CDC: Measles cases in the U.S. are highest since measles was eliminated in 2000

This is the greatest number of cases reported in the United States since measles was eliminated from this country in 2000.

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

Suicides, drug overdoses rise as US life expectancy drops

CDC Awards New Funds to Stop Drug Overdoses, Deaths

$301 million in new Overdose Data to Action funds is headed to states and local jurisdictions.

Annual Report to the Nation: Overall cancer mortality continues to decline

Special section on adults ages 20 to 49 shows higher cancer incidence and mortality for women than men

Frozen Spinach Sold in GA Recalled Over E. Coli Concerns

Sprouts Farmers Market is recalling two different kinds of frozen spinach after concerns of contamination. The company announced the recall of Frozen Cut Leaf Spinach...

Abrams’ Medicaid expansion plan will require GOP help if elected governor

Abrams' healthcare plan includes Medicaid expansion, but Republican policy stands in the way.

Death Rates Up for 5 of the 12 Leading Causes of Death

Between 2000 and 2016, death rates for five of the 12 leading causes of death increased: unintentional injuries, Alzheimer’s disease, suicide, chronic liver disease, and septicemia.

Great Value Meats Recalled Over Salmonella Concerns

There are three different products impacted by this recall.