Our latest fact-checks

Half-True

When is an endorsement not an endorsement but really is an endorsement

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