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Georgia woman dies of West Nile infection

Georgia health officials say a woman in her 90s has died from West Nile Virus.

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.

Health department offers free hereditary breast-and-ovarian cancer screening

Women visiting the Chattooga County Health Department for health services ranging from family planning to routine gynecological exams can now also receive free hereditary...

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...

Abrams’ Medicaid expansion plan will require GOP help if elected governor

Abrams' healthcare plan includes Medicaid expansion, but Republican policy stands in the way.

Camden’s student survey high on self-harm/suicide; higher than the state

Suicide is the second leading cause of death for Georgia’s youth ages 15 to 17 years. Camden County's 2017 student health survey reveals answers on self-harm and suicidal thoughts are higher than Georgia's

Gordon Hospital ranks high nationally for patient experience

Gordon Hospital was recently honored with an outstanding patient experience award given by Healthgrades, an organization committed to connecting consumers with quality healthcare facilities. Gordon Hospital is the only hospital in the region to receive this prestigious award.

MAP MONDAY: Suicide rates rising across the U.S.

In 2016, nearly 45,000 Americans age 10 or older died by suicide. Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death and is one of just three leading causes that are on the rise.

Georgia, and other states impacted by Irma, to get grants for some health centers

Some Georgia health centers will receive grants to help recover from last year's hurricane.

Health department offers free hereditary breast-and-ovarian cancer screening

Women visiting the Chattooga County Health Department for health services ranging from family planning to routine gynecological exams can now also receive free hereditary...