UGA study offers new insights into substance use, sexual risk behavior interventions for young African American women
UGA study offers new insights into substance use, sexual risk behavior interventions for young African American women

Young black women living in the South have some of the highest rates of unintended pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections in the U.S. While there may be multiple factors that

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UGA study finds link between burnout and weight gain
UGA study finds link between burnout and weight gain

A new study from the University of Georgia has found that feeling overworked contributes to a variety of unhealthy behaviors that can cause weight gain. Results from the study published

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CPH In the Media: May 2019 Roundup
CPH In the Media: May 2019 Roundup

UGA College of Public Health news and media mentions for the month of May 2019: A recent study from Changwei Li used metabolomics to pinpoints lifestyle factors that could lead

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Tackling trash – and public health – on the Georgia coast
Tackling trash – and public health – on the Georgia coast

We know picking up trash helps keep our environment clean, but could it also improve human health? Jennifer Gay, an associate professor in the UGA College of Public Health, is

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‘Stepped’ treatment reduces drinking in patients with HIV
‘Stepped’ treatment reduces drinking in patients with HIV

Alcohol abuse is common among people with HIV, leading to a host of medical and public health problems. Yet, alcohol use and addiction treatment is rarely administered in HIV clinics.

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Through telemedicine, rural areas benefit from on-call stroke experts
Through telemedicine, rural areas benefit from on-call stroke experts

Dennis Hall gets up most mornings around five in the morning. As a carpenter and all-around handyman in his hometown of Swainsboro, Georgia, he likes to get an early start

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Rural sexual minorities face mental health risks when using dating apps, UGA study finds
Rural sexual minorities face mental health risks when using dating apps, UGA study finds

For a sexual minority male living in a rural community, dating apps can be a useful way to find a potential partner. But these apps are not without risk. According

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CPH In the Media: April 2019 Roundup
CPH In the Media: April 2019 Roundup

UGA College of Public Health news and media mentions for the month of April 2019: The Georgia Health News featured Lisa Renzi-Hammond, an assistant professor in the Institute of Gerontology

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UGA group featured in case study on conducting successful multidisciplinary research
UGA group featured in case study on conducting successful multidisciplinary research

Work is central to the lives of most Americans, and the environment of a workplace can have a major influence on people’s health and safety. Likewise, the wellbeing of employees

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Consortium studying human trafficking awarded $4M
Consortium studying human trafficking awarded $4M

The University of Georgia Research Foundation received a $4 million award from the U.S. Department of State to reduce the prevalence of human trafficking in targeted communities of West Africa.

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