New UGA center to combat global human trafficking
New UGA center to combat global human trafficking

Each year, an estimated 800,000 people are trafficked globally, though the true number may be higher. In a quest to arm officials and stakeholders around the globe with more accurate

Read More >

Fewer rural students applying to medical school
Fewer rural students applying to medical school

Rural America is running short on physicians. This worries health experts who have linked limited access to primary care providers to major gaps in health outcomes for rural communities. Addressing

Read More >

Juliet Sekandi and the case of the treatable yet rapidly spreading disease
Juliet Sekandi and the case of the treatable yet rapidly spreading disease

Tuberculosis is rampant in Uganda, where nearly 80,000 people develop the disease every year. While practicing there as the attending physician in charge of the public hospital’s TB clinic, Dr.

Read More >

Professor guides students through disease modeling
Professor guides students through disease modeling

When it comes to preventing the spread of infectious disease, for Andreas Handel, it’s all in the model. Infectious disease models help scientists understand and predict how diseases spread, whether

Read More >

Advice for implementing workplace wellness policies
Advice for implementing workplace wellness policies

Many adults spend the majority of their waking hours at work, and the influence of the workplace on personal health has gained attention from health experts and employers. In the

Read More >

Professor seeks solutions to a rise of male infertility
Professor seeks solutions to a rise of male infertility

For reasons that aren’t completely understood, rates of male infertility in the United States and many Western nations have been on a steady upward trajectory for the past several decades.

Read More >

Meal prep helps families stick to healthy meal plans in face of stress
Meal prep helps families stick to healthy meal plans in face of stress

Daily stress can chip away at healthy eating habits. For families, that could mean a stressed-out caregiver gives in to a quick, easy, but probably unhealthy meal. But parents can

Read More >

UGA researcher to study impact of online dating abuse on marginalized teens
UGA researcher to study impact of online dating abuse on marginalized teens

UGA’s Danielle Lambert has received a $250,000 award from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to research how cyber dating abuse impacts marginalized adolescents in the South. For

Read More >

UGA study outlines legacy of unfair housing policies exposing Black families to toxins
UGA study outlines legacy of unfair housing policies exposing Black families to toxins

New research from the University of Georgia demonstrates how unfair housing policies work to endanger the health of Black communities. The study highlights three cases where Black communities were exposed

Read More >

Kids with special needs still face care gaps
Kids with special needs still face care gaps

Despite the advantages of patient-centered care models, kids with special health care needs still face challenges in finding the full range of support they need, according to new research from

Read More >