Statements from Atlanta

True

Atlanta's mortality is higher than the national average but on the decline

Mostly True

Nation goal: 12 percent smoking in 2020

False

Alzheimer's a major public health concern

Half-True

Many states offer tax breaks to seniors

Mostly True

Is it time to get your flu shot?

True

Just under half of city households spend 30 percent of their income on housing

True

Many urban dwellers sweet on idea of backyard chickens

Mostly True

The goal is uniform standards promoting professionalism