Two statewide maps showing the percent of deaths related to breast cancer and the years of potential life lost due to the disease.
Breast cancer awareness month is upon us. This post considers what percent of state and metro-area deaths are a result of the disease, as well as how much it contributes to premature death and racial disparities in this worst-case outcome.
An examination of the Atlanta MSA's uninsured with state and national comparisons, as well as a look at the 10-county rates and usage of private vs. public insurance.
For this Friday the 13th, we tackled a topic that scares us all: mortality. A look at the average age of death in the 10-county area.
A roundup of articles and research on the changing state of our planet's weather patterns.
In celebration of Nurse's Week 2019, we're taking a look at the labor demand for the profession, as well as the current wage outlook for those in the industry.
A fast overview of national and local updates to the American epidemic
Highlights from this snapshot: Metro Atlanta counties generally are healthy, especially compared to the rest of the state. The metro area also sees some of the lowest rates for premature death, relative to the rest of the state. This is tempered by extreme disparities in life expectancy for residents living just a few miles [...]
A Q&A with Prevent Child Abuse Georgia's Naeshia McDowell about what communities can do to help children thrive.