Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal recently addressed a crowd of disability advocates and supporters at the state capitol. His address highlighted several areas in which state funds may help individuals with disabilities better perform their daily functions. For example, in the case of disabled students, elementary, high school and college classrooms throughout the state might implement accommodations to permit more disabled students to learn alongside their nondisabled peers. Transportation options for the disabled may also be increased.
When it comes to memory loss, many Georgia readers might think of Alzheimer's. What readers may not know, however, is that the disease may also shorten life expectancy.
Georgia lawmakers recently scheduled a hearing on a law that would require health insurance providers to include autism treatments in their coverage plans.
Georgia football fans may be relieved to hear that former Georgia Bulldogs linebacker Jarvis Jones is still considered a top pick in the NFL draft.
The prognosis for many workers who struggle with chronic lung disorders is often bleak. For pulmonary disorders like cystic fibrosis, idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, severe cases may require lung transplant surgery. Yet the wait list for such transplants is long. Many patients do not receive a donor in time.