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The Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry to meet with the public today...

The Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) announced this morning that they will be holding a public session this afternoon to discuss...

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...

USDA Partners to Provide Transitional Housing for Rural People in Recovery from Opioid Misuse

The USDA has formalized an innovative agreement in which a nonprofit organization will purchase homes from the Department and convert them to transitional housing for people recovering from opioid misuse.

Trump Administration Wants Drug Price Listed in Advertisements

“If we want to have a real market for drugs, why not have disclose their prices in the ads, too? Consumers would have...

CDC warns: Asian Longhorned Tick Spreading Widely Across U.S.

This species of tick is spreading widely in the United States.

EPA Releases First Major Update to Chemicals List in 40 Years

More than 80 percent (32,898) of the chemicals in commerce have identities that are not Confidential Business Information (CBI), increasing public access to additional information about them.

Gaps in HIV Testing and Treatment Hinder Efforts to Stop New Infections

The vast majority (about 80 percent) of new HIV infections in the U.S. in 2016 were transmitted from the nearly 40 percent of people with HIV who either did not know they had HIV, or who received a diagnosis but were not receiving HIV care.

CDC: Bats Lead in U.S. Rabies Risk

Before 1960, bites from rabid dogs caused most human rabies cases in the U.S, but now bats make up 70% of the cases. Even still, raccoons pose the greatest rabies risk in our state.

Garden of Eat’n Nutritional Blood Analysis This Thursday

Garden of Eat'n health store in Jesup is hosting a Nutritional Blood Analysis this Thursday, September 15. The complete blood analysis takes 30 minutes and...

Food Recalls This Week: Kellogg’s Cereal

The Food and Drug Administration has announced a voluntary food recall affecting consumers who purchased Kellogg's cereal.