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Will council curb smokin’ in the boy’s room?

    It was a novelty song, more spoken than sung. People called it western swing though it had a dash of boogie-woogie. But to Solie...

Georgians should be getting new Medicare cards, watch for scams

Medicare is sending out new cards to protect from identity and fraud.

Dr. David Herren joins Harbin Clinic Eye Center

Harbin Clinic welcomes Ophthalmologist David Herren, M.D., to its medical team. Dr. Herren joins the practice of Robert Harbin, M.D., and Paul Harton, M.D., PharmD., located at 550 Redmond Road in Rome. Dr. Herren, a Rome native, graduated from Rome High School. He completed his undergraduate and graduate studies at Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, GA, where he was a member of the Varsity Cross Country team.

Decline Stalls: 58 Million Americans Still Exposed to Secondhand Smoke

Exposure remains high for certain groups, including kids

Survey: ‘alarming’ number of parents share leftover antibiotics with their kids and others

Taking antibiotics when they're unnecessary, or in the wrong dose or timeframe, fuels rising rates of antibiotic-resistant infections.

GNTC Neuromuscular Therapy students provide treatment to cancer patients

Students from Georgia Northwestern Technical College’s (GNTC) Neuromuscular Therapy program recently participated in an Oncology Massage Therapy Clinic to provide safe, effective treatment to cancer patients and people with cancer histories.

U.S. measles cases in first five months of 2019 surpass total cases for any...

The CDC is reporting 971 cases of measles in the United States thus far in 2019.  This is the greatest number of cases reported in the U.S. since 1994, when 963 cases were reported for the entire year.

CDC: 4 Dead from Flu in Georgia

Flu deaths continue to rise, four known flu deaths in the state at this time The number of known flu deaths in the state of...

Rome Braves, Blood Assurance team up for Friday blood drive

With baseball season under full swing, non-profit regional blood center Blood Assurance is partnering with the Rome Braves to host a blood drive on Friday, May 13, from noon until 6 p.m. at the team's stadium located at 755 Braves Blvd. All community members who make a blood donation will receive an "American Blood Donor" t-shirt, and the first 25 donors will receive a complimentary general admission ticket to any Rome Braves game this season.

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