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Georgia mental health services a work in progress 10 years after...

For a year of her life, Linda Ferguson lived in a booth at a transit stop. She spent another year living under a bridge. Her...

CDC says ‘distressing trend’ emerges in country’s new COVID outbreak

A Centers for Disease Control and Prevention doctor says the nation is experiencing a "distressing trend" with COVID-19 cases increasing in nearly 75% of...

Challenges loom after federal approval of Kemp health plan

Gov. Brian Kemp held a signing ceremony at the Georgia Capitol Thursday to mark the federal approval of a plan he says will help...

Seasonal flu vaccines more urgent as COVID combo threatens ‘twindemics’

Most years, Michelle Houser of Columbia County has her three children vaccinated for the flu at the end of October or early November, but...

Big fight over drug pricing heads to the Supreme Court

A years-long fight over whether states have the authority to regulate important aspects of drug pricing is set to be argued before the U.S....

Georgia Supreme Court allows couple to pursue case of sperm donor...

A Georgia couple can continue its lawsuit against the Atlanta-based sperm bank that helped them conceive a son, the state Supreme Court ruled Monday,...

Georgia slips even lower among states on new health scorecard

Georgia slipped to No. 46 among the states in a new ranking of health system performance, down from 42nd the previous year. The new 2020...

Top nurses upset at sudden exit of popular Georgia board chief

The departure of the state Board of Nursing’s executive director has stunned nurse leaders in Georgia, who told Georgia Health News that he did...

Community Health looks ahead to big financial hole to fill next...

Georgia’s main health care agency recently avoided major budget cuts that hit other departments, largely because the federal government increased its share of matching...

COVID-19 vaccine study moves into final phase with 30,000 volunteers

The first vaccine against COVID-19 tested in the United States is moving into its final phase with promising results and 30,000 volunteers who are...
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