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Deadly Drug on Georgia Streets Claims At Least 22 Lives

A drug combination discovered to be deadly has claimed the lives of 22 people since 2017, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation claims. The GBI says...

Heat Advisory for Southeast Georgia

The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory for the following areas until 6:00 p.m. this evening. Heat values are 105 to 110. CANDLER-BULLOCH-EFFINGHAM-TATTNALL-EVANS-INLAND...

USDA Partners with HHS to Support Rural Communities Combating Opioid Misuse

"At the direction of President Trump, USDA has been keenly focused on addressing the opioid crisis in rural communities. "

Blood pressure medication Losartan recalled by FDA, impurities in medication

A commonly prescribed blood pressure medication has been recalled by FDA for impurities.

VA 3D printing proves more useful for shoulder-surgery planning than current visualization methods

3D printing at VA is more useful for orthopedic surgeons in planning shoulder replacement surgery than current approache

Health department offering free hepatitis C testing

The Walker County Health Department is offering free, confidential hepatitis C virus (HCV) screening and testing. “It’s the top infectious-disease killer in the nation,...

MAP MONDAY: USDA Launches Interactive Map of Opioid Epidemic Resources

Visitors can use an interactive map to learn about, access or replicate actions rural leaders are taking in small towns across the country to address the opioid epidemic through prevention, treatment and recovery opportunities.

Jimmy Dean sends out voluntary recall

Jimmy Dean issues voluntary recall

HHS Awards Over $1 Billion to Combat the Opioid Crisis

From January 2017 through August 2018, the amount of opioids prescribed in America has dropped by 21 percent.