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News Georgia » Health: Georgia flu death toll climbs to 66

News channel or source: http://www.gwinnettdailypost.com/local/health/georgia-flu-death-toll-climbs-to/article_6575bb4a-4649-5d46-991f-7c220fbf03c6.html
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

ATLANTA — Georgia’s flu-related death toll this season now stands at 66, with two confirmed child deaths, according to the state’s Department of Public Health. The agency total means that 15 more deaths in the state were confirmed during the week of ...

News Georgia » Health: Georgia Senate Approves Bills On Opioid Epidemic, Health Council

News channel or source: https://www.wabe.org/georgia-senate-approves-bills-opioid-epidemic-health-council/
Publication date: hursday 08 February 2018

A key state senator said Wednesday that she expects Georgia’s fight against the opioid epidemic to draw funding from the Legislature through the budget process. Sen. Renee Unterman, a Buford Republican, made the remarks after the Senate unanimously ...

News Georgia » Health: The flu season in Georgia will probably get worse. Here is why.

News channel or source: http://www.13wmaz.com/news/health/the-flu-season-in-georgia-will-probably-get-worse-here-is-why/518386791
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

According to the Georgia Department of Health, more cases of flu are on the way. "Our flu activity here in Georgia has been very wide spread and very high for the previous seven weeks, and it actually still appears to be increasing. It doesn’t look like ...

News Georgia » Health: At mid-session, Georgia lawmakers take on taxes, transit

News channel or source: http://www.chicagotribune.com/lifestyles/health/sns-bc-ga--georgia-xgr-things-to-know-20180217-story.html
Publication date: Saturday 17 February 2018

Activity at Georgia's Capitol is in full swing as this past week marked the halfway point of 2018's 40-day legislative session. The session's first half was largely dominated by an overhaul of the state's adoption code, which became one of the first major ...

News Georgia » Health: Fayette Executive Health Offers GAINSWave in Fayetteville, Georgia

News channel or source: https://www.bizjournals.com/atlanta/prnewswire/press_releases/Georgia/2018/02/16/FL16875
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

FAYETTEVILLE, Ga., Feb. 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Fayette Executive Health, is pleased to announce they now offer GAINSWave™! This breakthrough noninvasive medical therapy uses low-intensity shockwave therapy to enhance sexual performance and to treat ...

News Georgia » Health: Atrium Health and Navicent Health Announce Plans to Form Strategic Combination to Serve Communities in Central and South Georgia

News channel or source: https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/atrium-health-and-navicent-health-announce-plans-to-form-strategic-combination-to-serve-communities-in-central-and-south-georgia-300595926.html
Publication date: hursday 08 February 2018

Navicent Health will become a part of Atrium Health, benefitting the central and south Georgia area. This strategic combination will allow Navicent Health to become the leader of a regional hub for Atrium Health outside the Carolinas and will enhance Macon ...

News Georgia » Health: BRIEF-Atrium Health And Navicent Health Plan To Form Combination For Communities In Central & South Georgia

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/brief-atrium-health-and-navicent-health/brief-atrium-health-and-navicent-health-plan-to-form-combination-for-communities-in-central-south-georgia-idUSFWN1PY1JM
Publication date: hursday 08 February 2018

* ATRIUM HEALTH SAYS NAVICENT HEALTH WILL BECOME A PART OF ATRIUM HEALTH, “BENEFITTING” CENTRAL AND SOUTH GEORGIA AREA * ATRIUM HEALTH SAYS SIGNING OF LOI WITH NAVICENT HEALTH ALLOWS FOR MORE “DISCUSSIONS TO TAKE PLACE” Source text for Eikon: Our ...

News Georgia » Health: Senate health bills targeting opioid crisis head to Georgia House

News channel or source: http://www.myajc.com/news/state--regional-govt--politics/senate-health-bills-targeting-opioid-crisis-head-georgia-house/bE88bSiJY51NXkRELASa4K/
Publication date: Wednesday 07 February 2018

A pair of bills aimed at gaining control over Georgia’s opioid crisis cleared the state Senate on Wednesday with almost no opposition, though sponsors of the legislation said they expect to see some pushback in the House. One proposal, Senate Bill 357 ...

News Georgia » Health: West Georgia support group growing, helping veterans with mental health issues

News channel or source: http://www.mdjonline.com/neighbor_newspapers/west_georgia/community/west-georgia-support-group-growing-helping-veterans-with-mental-health/article_1c2adb26-0ffa-11e8-b419-6736a3cb592e.html
Publication date: onday 12 February 2018

Steve Schiffman is slowly seeing the fruit of his labors as he seeks monetary and community support for his veterans support group. Operation Not Forgotten seeks to help wartime veterans deal with the mental aspects of readjusting to civilian life and ...

News Georgia » Health: Health insurance changes hit Georgians: things to know

News channel or source: http://www.ajc.com/news/state--regional-govt--politics/health-insurance-changes-hit-georgians-things-know/O9uSjKPjCgC5iwb0D6ZqGO/
Publication date: Sunday 11 February 2018

Washington politics roiled health insurance so much that Georgia policyholders feel the impacts. The Obamacare individual mandate saying every American must have health insurance isn’t gone yet, but it will be soon. It’s a new year, with changes ...