No Georgia hospital has been hit harder by COVID-19 than Phoebe Putney in Albany. Thirty-five patients have died of complications from the virus, and Phoebe Health System CEO Scott Steiner says the outbreak has not yet peaked.
The federal lawsuit filed in Austin, Texas, is among the most high-profile challenges to a government response to the coronavirus pandemic.
Dr. Mehrdad E. Saadat of the Tulman Eye Group sees possible trouble ahead when it comes to the coronavirus.
The Emory School of Medicine professor is watching a frightening surge in cases in New York and believe Atlanta could be weeks away from the same situation.
Many of us are just beginning to understand what sheltering-in-place looks like and feels like. But a new online tool by the group "Coronavirus Act Now" projects what could happen to our hospitals
Engineers at Georgia Tech and in neighborhoods across Atlanta are working around the clock to design protective gear for our healthcare workers using lasers and 3D printers. But, even if you don't have a 3D printer, there are ways you can help from home.
The Floyd County Sheriff’s Office is now helping pharmacies within the county with prescription deliveries.
Internist and author of medical books, Leo Galland M.D., has authored this information on what he recommends at coronavirus protection options.
The World Health Organization (WHO) is now saying it is OK to take Ibuprofen for coronavirus symptoms.
A Georgia caregiver who stole nearly $20,000 from a client who suffered a stroke was sentenced Tuesday to five years in prison.
The ability to confer with one's physician via digital means can be immensely beneficial to those who are not willing or able to leave their homes.
The Society of Critical Care Medicine has projected that 960,000 coronavirus patients in the U.S. may need to be put on ventilators at one point or another during the outbreak.
Consulting with a doctor by voice or video - at least at first- will keep people in, and keep illness from spreading.
Professor Peter Piot, a world-leading virologist and the director of the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, answered 100 questions about the coronavirus during an interview with TEDMED Foundation Director Jay Walker.
Amidst a flurry of progressive new laws, legislators in Virginia passed a bill last week that will cap the out-of-pocket cost of insulin at $50.
A top Georgia legislative leader is throwing his support behind a plan to lengthen health insurance for mothers of newborns, trying to prevent maternal deaths.
The nurses union petitioned the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration to adopt an emergency temporary standard to protect health care workers, patients, and the public.
A bill approved by Georgia’s state House on Wednesday would restrict what one lawmaker called “heinous” practices by pharmacy benefit managers — companies that run prescription drug coverage for insurers and other groups.
Lawmakers in Georgia are broadly backing a measure to keep patients from receiving unexpected medical bills.
For years, the hospital in this small, south Georgia city was in grave financial trouble.