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...

Flu Update from Dept of Health

Flu is currently widespread in Georgia, and the Georgia Department of Public Health recently confirmed the season’s first flu-related death.  “Flu season is here,”...

Dr. Joe Joyave joins Gordon Hospital as chief medical officer

Gordon Hospital, a member of Adventist Health System, is pleased to announce that Joe Joyave, MD, will join the administrative team as co-chief medical officer of the hospital and chief medical officer of Gordon Physicians Group. In his new position, Dr. Joyave will lead the clinical initiatives for Gordon Hospital along with Dr. Max Parrott, his co-chief medical officer. He will provide administrative leadership to the hospital-owned clinics and employed physicians. Dr. Joyave will also give administrative support to the hospitalist program.

Study finds rare gain for tough-to-treat pancreatic cancer

Patients with pancreatic cancer that hadn’t spread lived substantially longer on a four-drug combo than on a single standard cancer drug, a rare advance for a tough-to-treat disease, researchers reported Monday.

Studies link legal marijuana with fewer opioid prescriptions

Can legalizing marijuana fight the problem of opioid addiction and fatal overdoses? Two new studies in the debate suggest it may. Pot can relieve chronic...

Maternal Mortality in Georgia- A Call to Action

The following is an opinion piece by Rachel Hart. It reflects the views of the author and not necessarily those of All On Georgia.   There...

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.

UPDATE ON LAFAYETTE FIRE

Chattooga EMA director has an update on the LaFayette fire and how it affects here: THERE IS NO BOIL WATER ADVISORY FOR CHATTOOGA COUNTY AT...

A home away from home for people with dementia, Alzheimer’s

Originally a pilot program meant to address a gap in services for people with dementia and Alzheimer’s disease, it grew to provide health services for adults with a range of chronic illnesses. Circles also offers respite care for its participants’ caregivers, allowing them the time to work, run errands and look after their own health.

Trump builds on Obama opioid policy

Deep within President Donald Trump’s plan to combat opioid abuse, overshadowed by his call for the death penalty for some drug traffickers, is a...