Wed., June 15, 2011 5:00pm
A new report says, some Georgians now are living a decade shorter than others, depending on where they live. Researchers looked at longevity over a 20 year period. While people in Southwest Georgia's Calhoun County still live the state's shortest lives and people in Metro Atlanta's Fayette County still live the state's longest, the gap between them grew -- by a year for men and three years for women.
Thu., April 14, 2011 7:52am
Sine Die is here. Day 40 of the 40-day General Assembly session is underway from the state Capitol. And it’s the final day for lawmakers to pass bills that would then be sent to the Governor's desk for his signature.
Wed., March 30, 2011 2:55pm
A new report finds, Georgia counties are just about as healthy as they are wealthy. It's from the annual County Health Rankings by the University of Wisconsin and the R-W Johnson Foundation. The study paints a map of Georgia that strongly links health factors like obsesity and smoking to lower-income areas where people are less educated and underemployed.
Mon., January 24, 2011 4:44pm
The Georgia Supreme Court says MCG Health has no claim to a $50,000 settlement awarded to an Augusta soldier who was injured in a car accident. The decision could affect the way hospitals in Georgia are able to collect on bills.
Mon., December 6, 2010 2:52pm
Georgia's largest health insurer has such a strong hold on the market that hospitals can't make better deals with other insurers, which is raising flags for the state's insurance commissioner, a newspaper reported Monday.
Tue., October 26, 2010 3:14pm
Over a hundred people rallied at the state capital in Atlanta Tuesday to support an amendment which would raise money for the state’s trauma care network. Amendment 2 would create an annual ten dollar tag fee to fund the ailing system.
Mon., September 6, 2010 3:28pm
Roy Barnes says the new federal health reform law backed by fellow Democrats could be "financially devastating" for
Mon., August 23, 2010 4:27pm
When millions of uninsured Georgians join the health insurance rolls under federal health care reform in four years, many of them are going to need a doctor. Getting more doctors through medical school was the focus of a meeting in Savannah between U.S. Senator Saxby Chambliss and officials from the Savannah campus of Mercer University.
Mon., June 7, 2010 3:18pm
Providing comprehensive primary health care, it would be the first outside Metro Atlanta.
Tue., June 1, 2010 2:55pm
A group of dental students are helping disabled veterans who are too sick..