NP Gets 7 Years in Prison for $3M Orthotic Brace Scheme NP Gets 7 Years in Prison for $3M Orthotic Brace Scheme
A Georgia NP facilitated unnecessary orders for more than 3000 orthotic braces, including a knee brace for an amputee and a back brace for a deceased patient.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - August 11, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Biden-Harris Administration Invests $74 Million to Improve Health Care for People Living in 37 States, Guam and Puerto Rico
Announces $74 million in USDA grants to 143 rural healthcare organizations, including $32 million for rural healthcare organizations serving socially vulnerable communities. Highlights examples of funded projects and upgrades in Georgia, North Dakota, and Texas, and offers an overview of the Emergency Rural Health Care Grants program. (Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center - August 11, 2022 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Georgia woman, 20, says she wasn't offered vaccine or treatment for monkeypox
Camile Seaton, 20, is one of a few women in America to have had a confirmed case of monkeypox. She said it was so painful that she could not perform some daily household tasks. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 10, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

2 U.S. Military Members Killed in ‘Weather-Related Incident’ in Georgia
The deaths occurred as north Georgia came under a severe thunderstorm warning. Three others service members were treated by Army medics and taken to a hospital. #usmilitary #medics #servicemembers (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 10, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Giuliani Told to Come to Georgia by Train, Bus or Uber
A judge in Atlanta tentatively ordered Rudolph W. Giuliani to appear before a special grand jury investigating meddling in the 2020 election. #giuliani #grandjury (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 9, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Rudy Giuliani ordered to appear in front of Georgia grand jury investigating 2020 election aftermath next week
"John Madden drove all the way over the country in his big bus from stadium to stadium," the judge said. #rudygiuliani #johnmadden #grandjury (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 9, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Access to methadone clinics and opioid overdose deaths in Georgia: a geospatial analysis - Anwar T, Duever M, Jayawardhana J.
Background As a result of the opioid epidemic, the demand for treatment options for opioid use disorder (OUD) such as methadone has increased. Methadone can only be administered in methadone clinics. Though numerous methadone clinics are located across th... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 9, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Coaches Poll top 25: Alabama leads the way in first college football rankings ahead of 2022 season
The Crimson Tide start at No. 1 in the preseason rankings after losing to Georgia in the national title game #thecrimsontide #titlegame #collegefootballrankings (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 8, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ahmaud Arbery killers' sentencing for federal hate crimes: Live updates
BRUNSWICK, Ga. — The white father and son who chased and killed Ahmaud Arbery in a Georgia neighborhood each received a second life prison sentence Monday — for committing federal hate crimes,... #ahmaudarbery #killers (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 8, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Giuliani: Medical procedure prevents travel to testify in Georgia
Rudy Giuliani pointed to an unspecified medical condition to request a delay of his August 9 appearance before a grand jury in Fulton County, Georgia. #fultoncounty #grandjury #giuliani (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 8, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Georgia DA rejects Giuliani effort to postpone Aug. 9 grand jury appearance
The Atlanta-area office investigating Donald Trump’s effort to overturn the 2020 election turned down an emergency motion that cited a medical procedure. #donaldtrump #georgiada #grandjuryappearance #giuliani (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 8, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Trump allies Rudy Giuliani, John Eastman to face Georgia grand jury
Grand jury testimony represents a new marker in an investigation that is offering increasing signs of the potential legal peril ahead for Trump. #grandjury #allies #johneastman #rudygiuliani #grandjurytestimony (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 8, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

College football coaches poll Top 25: Alabama No. 1 ahead of Georgia
The preseason USA TODAY Sports AFCA Coaches poll is out and the team that finished last season as national champions isn't at the top. #alabamano1 (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 8, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Startup's platform helps employers comply with vaccine regulations
Vacmobile Corp. is the latest startup accepted into an Atlanta program that has helped generate some of the city's most successful tech companies. Vacmobile software allows users to upload their immunization history on a mobile device to send that data where it ’s required. It will join the Advanced Technology Development Center’s Accelerate portfolio. ATDC is a business accelerator based out of the Georgia Institute of Technology that has launched over 190 startups since 1980 such as Salesloft… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 8, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Zach Armstrong Source Type: news

Nobody wants a runoff': Georgia braces for chance of overtime
The polls are close, the Senate hangs in the balance, and Georgia will go to a December runoff if neither Warnock nor Walker gets a majority. #runoff #warnock (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 8, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news