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.

Northwest Georgia Flu Update from the Department of Public Health

We are currently experiencing a high rate of Influenza activity in Georgia and the rest of the United States. This is an opportunity to...

HHS releases additional $487 million to states, territories to expand access to effective opioid...

Together with the $933 million in second-year, continuation awards to be provided under this program later this year, the total amount of SOR grants to states and territories this year will total more than $1.4 billion.

HHS Awards Over $1 Billion to Combat the Opioid Crisis

From January 2017 through August 2018, the amount of opioids prescribed in America has dropped by 21 percent.

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

HHS joins others to combat flu and other health threats with new medicines

A new partnership looks to forge new ways to fight the flu and other health threats.

Group says Rome, Floyd County water supplies show ‘unsafe’ levels of carcinogen

A non-profit group tested water supplies all over the United States, and says that two-thirds of Americans have an unsafe level of carcinogen in their water supply, a number that includes both Rome and Floyd County. The Environmental Working Group reports that the chemical known as "chromium-6," made famous in the 2000 film "Erin Brockovich," is dangerous, and took more than 60,000 samples across the U.S. The testing found that 218 million Americans were being exposed to chromium-6 through their tap water.

Illnesses from Mosquito, Tick, and Flea Bites Increasing in the US

Disease cases from infected mosquitoes, ticks, and fleas have tripled in 13 years. View large image and text description.  Illnesses from mosquito, tick, and flea bites...

Speech: Remarks by Administrator Seema Verma at the America’s Health Insurance Plans 2018 Conference...

The speech focuses on the upcoming changes to Medicare health plans, the failure of Obamacare, the stabilization of some premiums in the healthcare market, and the future of changing to a value-added driven plan. A summary is provided.

Pesticide exposure during pregnancy linked to autism

Pesticide Exposure During Pregnancy Linked To Autism In Children