Mon., December 12, 2011 6:05am
New app for smart phone could save lives. It recognizes your location and sends emergency alerts. Also provides evacuation routes and shelter information.
Thu., August 18, 2011 5:10pm
A brain-destroying amoeba is being blamed for three recent deaths in southern states. But health officials say infections are rare – and it’s been five years since the last reported case in Georgia.
Fri., June 17, 2011 4:30pm
Georgia’s birth rate is continuing to drop, mirroring a national trend and reflecting the still-sagging economy. Early data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show Georgia’s rate fell 5 percent last year, slightly faster than the nation’s 3 percent drop. The national birth rate peaked in 2007 and has been falling since.
Wed., November 24, 2010 2:02pm
Georgia is experiencing a moderate flu season. According to the Department of Community Health, there have been no deaths since flu season officially began in October and there are still vaccines available.
Thu., August 12, 2010 5:26pm
Savannah City Council members want to make sure no one's put out of business by a new smoking ban. Savannah is poised to ban smoking at all bars and restaurants in weeks or months. But at a meeting , council members expressed concern over a handful of tobacco-related businesses, including a just-opened hookah lounge.
Fri., December 4, 2009 9:47am
People with flu like symptoms should not be on airplanes. That's according
Wed., November 25, 2009 7:08pm
U.S. health officials say there’s no evidence the swine flu vaccine is caus
Fri., October 9, 2009 1:14pm
Some parents are opting not to get their children vaccinated against the sw
Fri., September 4, 2009 2:39pm
The Southeast is the largest region in the nation with widespread flu activ
Thu., August 6, 2009 3:44pm
Scientists looked at the product from three companies and found at least ha