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1 in 3 swimming-related disease outbreaks occur at hotels

Crypto parasite continues to cause most outbreaks and illnesses linked to pools and water playgrounds A third of treated recreational waterborne disease outbreaks during 2000...

FDA cuts regulations to make it easier for class labeling on diagnostic tests for...

FDA looks to roll back regulations on cancer therapeutics.

Chattooga Rocks, Literally

There is a new Geocache like activity that is all the craze in Chattooga County called "Chattooga Rocks". Chattooga Rocks is a public group on...

Georgia Ranks Among the 15 Fattest States in America

Americans collectively spending nearly $237 billion per year on obesity-related health costs, the personal-finance website WalletHub recently said. The company released its report on 2018's...

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.

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,...

Wayne Memorial Offering Free Childbirth Class Oct 22

Wayne Memorial Hospital will be offering a free childbirth class on Saturday, October 22, 8:00 am - 1:00 pm. The class will be held...

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

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

CMS acts to help Georgia with Hurricane Michael emergency response, waivers to take effect

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced that the agency has acted to support Georgia in response to Hurricane Michael.

Will council curb smokin’ in the boy’s room?

    It was a novelty song, more spoken than sung. People called it western swing though it had a dash of boogie-woogie. But to Solie...