Our latest fact-checks

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

Potential for more but destined to be a bit player

Mostly True

Is it time to get your flu shot?

Mostly True

Is South the HIV/AIDS epicenter?

Mostly True

Careful wording and broad interpretation drive up number

True

One served but came out after election

True

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