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VA: More than 1 Million Veterans Served by Video Telehealth Videos in FY 2018

One-year achievement represents a 19 percent increase over previous year

Georgia on List for Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Raw Turkey Products

Since the last update on December 21, 2018, 63 more ill people were reported, bringing the total to 279 ill people from 41 states and the District of Columbia.

USDA Prioritizes Investments in Telemedicine to Address Opioid Crisis in Rural America

“The opioid epidemic is dramatically impacting prosperity in many small towns and rural places across the country."

Progress Erased: Youth Tobacco Use Increased During 2017-2018

4.9 million middle and high school students used tobacco products in 2018

USDA Announces New Senior Adviser for Rural Affairs, Will Focus on Opioid Crisis

Hazlett Named Senior Adviser at the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy

Trump Administration Proposes to Lower Drug Costs by Targeting Backdoor Rebates and Encouraging Direct...

"The current rebate-driven system is part of an unacceptable status quo characterized by high prices and backdoor deals. It creates three main problems for patients."

Lawmaker proposes doctors provide more details on mammograms for some women

A bill proposed in the State House would require doctors to provide a statement to patients with dense breast tissue after mammograms. 

Peaches, Plums, and Nectarines Recalled Nationwide Due to Listeria Concerns

Peaches, Plums, and Nectarines Recalled Nationwide Due to Listeria Concerns

Georgia Flu Numbers Are Down But Not By Much

The number of flu-related deaths in Georgia hovers at 7.

CDC Investigates Multi-state Outbreak of Salmonella Linked to Pet Hedgehogs

They look cute and you may want to snuggle them, but......