Halloween falling on a Sunday has left many parents wondering which day they should observe Halloween. While this is often a decision left to individual neighborhoods, some cities and counties have weighed in with their recommendations. In Harris County, officials released a
The results of the 2017 National Assessment of Educational Progress show Georgia’s students are improving in eighth grade reading and math, and holding steady in fourth grade math. There was a slight (two-point) decrease in fourth-grade reading. Georgia is above the national
Blue Cross customers who use Piedmont Healthcare services will not face any interruption of services due to the contract dispute between the insurance company and the health care provider. According to the Governor’s office, the two sides have reached a “handshake” agreement,
Gov. Nathan Deal has given Piedmont Healthcare and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Georgia a deadline to resolve their contract dispute.
State health officials said Thursday that they believe Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Georgia and Piedmont Healthcare — which are deadlocked without a new contract — have moved closer to agreement on reimbursement rates.
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Georgia and Piedmont Healthcare each said Tuesday that they’re making progress in negotiations to reach a new contract.
Georgia lawmakers passed a bill that will make recess mandatory in all elementary schools starting with the 2018-2019 school year.
The Issue: While reading a speech about gun control during National School Walkout Day, students at Cambridge High School in Milton were told to stop by school officials and ushered away from the area where they were speaking. In an earlier attempt
Below is the realtime information we gathered during National School Walkout Day in Georgia. A more detailed story will be published Thursday. Check this site for details.
What’s Happening?: In the wake of the school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida, the first of several nationwide school protests is upon us. Students nationwide are planning several school walkouts in the coming weeks to protest the rise of
Last night, I saw Fattitude –a documentary about how popular culture fosters fat prejudice. It offers an alternative way of thinking. In a word, it was amazing. Although I have been immersed in research and information around Health at Every Size and the non-diet
At A Glance: Georgia state representative Richard Smith, a republican from Columbus has introduced a bill that could put an end to unexpected medical bills patients receive after hospital procedures. The Problem: Imagine you recently had surgery. You have decent insurance, and