Weight loss saves Georgia woman's life

Gwen Garner-Rouse still can't believe how the decision she agonized over -- whether to undergo bariatric surgery -- would ultimately save her life, but not in the way you would think. She'd been battling her weight for 25 years.

Fear of coronavirus has Georgia woman stuck at sea on cruise ship

Angela Jones and a friend took off from Hong Kong on a cruise ship February 1, 2020, hoping to explore Japan. Instead, the Canton, Georgia, native and 2,200 others have been stuck at sea, as countries refuse to allow passengers to disembark amid concerns about the new coronavirus.

Georgia coach's cancer battle inspires students, community

Facing advanced endometrial cancer, longtime Newnan, Georgia, coach and teacher Simone Dupree knew her middle school students were frightened she would not survive. So, DuPree created a Facebook page to help them better understand her treatment, not knowing her journey would inspire an entire community.

New podcast offers straight talk about weight loss

After losing a combined 300 pounds, friends and workout partners Brandi Mallory and Alix Prempeh have created the podcast "2 Dope Girlz in the Gym." The two agree weight loss isn't easy, but they hope to make it fun.

Coronavirus test kits coming to Georgia

The Georgia Department of Public Health says it will be among the public health labs receiving a coronavirus test kit. On Wednesday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention revealed 200 coronavirus kits will be sent to state labs across the country.  

Georgia hospitals preparing for deadly coronavirus

In the middle of a busy flu season, when the Grady Emergency Department is seeing an average of about 400 patients a day, a new – and some believe troubling – virus has popped up on the radar screen, the coronavirus.