Home Health

Health

Hearing airs wrenching stories of Black maternal suffering, mortality

WASHINGTON — When U.S. Rep. Cori Bush of Missouri was pregnant with her first child, Zion, she saw a sign in her doctor’s office...

Georgetown study suggests Georgia should take Medicaid expansion deal

The cashier checking you out at the local grocery store, the person cleaning your home or the server taking your order at your favorite...

Closure of mass sites means new phase in Georgia vaccine plan

This story was updated at 8:55 a.m. Wednesday.  Judy Burds of North Georgia is an administrator for a Facebook group with more than 20,000 members...

Health officials say stop putting off routine childhood vaccinations

Last year, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported a drop in routine childhood vaccinations as families stayed home to slow the spread of coronavirus....

Medicaid agency nominee slowed by waiver disputes similar to Georgia’s

WASHINGTON — Wisconsin’s Andrea Palm moved a step closer Thursday to becoming deputy secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, after the...

Georgia pauses Johnson & Johnson vaccine after rare blood clots

Georgia will temporarily stop administering the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine, following federal recommendations after six recipients nationwide reported a rare and severe stroke-like...

Biden opens up COVID-19 vaccine access as cases surge in some...

WASHINGTON — Every adult in the U.S. will be eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine by April 19, President Joe Biden said Tuesday, praising governors...

Georgia’s congressional Dems urge Biden to scrap state’s Medicaid plan

This story was updated at 10:10 p.m. Monday.  Georgia’s U.S. senators and congressional Democrats are urging the Biden administration to “fully rescind” a health care...

Ga. GOP bets on limited Medicaid expansion despite fed’s push for...

Georgia’s governor is pressing forward with a limited – and now uncertain – expansion of Medicaid coverage as supporters of fully expanding the program’s...

Coronavirus vaccines available to all Georgia adults starting Thursday

All Georgians 16 and older will be able to sign up for a COVID-19 vaccine starting Thursday, Gov. Brian Kemp announced at a Capitol...
Adjust Font Size