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CDC: 6-7 million people have been sick with flu, 69,000+ hospitalized

According to new data released by CDC, so far during the 2018-2019 season between about 6 and 7 million people have been sick with flu, up...

Coffee Community Foundation Supports Expansion of Wiregrass Technician & CDL Programs with $200,000 Pledge

The Coffee Community Foundation is supporting fundraising efforts by Wiregrass Georgia Technical College Foundation North to raise funds to expand the Diesel Technician and...

Pain Management Task Force calls for patient-centered approach to improve treatment of pain

Draft recommendations have 90-day public comment period The Pain Management Best Practices Inter-Agency Task Force (Task Force), in a draft report issued recently, calls for individualized, patient-centered pain management...

2018 in Review: CDC Looks Back at the Year’s Most Pressing Health Threats

From the opioid overdose epidemic to foodborne disease outbreaks and antimicrobial resistance to the Ebola virus outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC),...

Georgia Considered ‘Hit Hardest’ for Flu Season 2018

It's the holiday season, but it's also flu season, which has reportedly slammed the Peach State the hardest. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention...

New Data Show Growing Complexity of Drug Overdose Deaths in America

In-depth analysis confirms sharp increases, geographic spread of synthetic opioid-related deaths U.S. overdose death rates linked to synthetic opioids, likely from illicitly manufactured fentanyl (IMF),...

New Study Finds Higher than Expected Number of Suicide Deaths among U.S. Veterinarians

Female veterinarians at particularly high suicide risk Veterinarians in the U.S. are at an increased risk of suicide, a trend that has spanned more than...

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...

Surgeon General issues advisory on E-cigarette epidemic among youth

U.S. Surgeon General Vice Adm. Jerome M. Adams has issued an advisory stressing the importance of protecting children from a lifetime of nicotine addiction...