UGA helps rural health care providers during pandemic
UGA helps rural health care providers during pandemic

Health care professionals in Colquitt County have been better able to plan for their providers’ and patients’ needs during the COVID-19 pandemic thanks to a customized report from the University

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Light drinking may protect brain function in older age
Light drinking may protect brain function in older age

Light to moderate drinking may preserve brain function in older age, according to a new study from the University of Georgia. The study examined the link between alcohol consumption and

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Chinese cities are draining rural healthcare resources, UGA study finds
Chinese cities are draining rural healthcare resources, UGA study finds

Rapid urbanization in China is disrupting healthcare services in rural communities, according to a new study from the University of Georgia. The analysis conducted by UGA health economist Zhuo “Adam”

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Study reveals birth defects caused by flame retardant
Study reveals birth defects caused by flame retardant

A new study from the University of Georgia has shown that exposure to a now banned flame retardant can alter the genetic code in sperm, leading to major health effects

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UGA researchers map unequal impact of COVID-19 on Georgia counties
UGA researchers map unequal impact of COVID-19 on Georgia counties

Researchers at the University of Georgia have created a series of maps intended to help local health officials and policymakers make decisions about next steps in their response to COVID-19. The

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Study seeks risk factors for COVID-19 severity
Study seeks risk factors for COVID-19 severity

Researchers at the University of Georgia College of Public Health are working to determine risk factors for severe cases of COVID-19. The team, led by physician and epidemiologist Mark Ebell,

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Study projects 1,500 additional deaths in Georgia following relaxation in social distancing
Study projects 1,500 additional deaths in Georgia following relaxation in social distancing

A new University of Georgia study estimates that social distancing measures enacted across the state in March have reduced the total number of reported cases by 81% and likely saved

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Heat is key to killing coronavirus on surface
Heat is key to killing coronavirus on surface

As many of us are entering a second month of sheltering in place, our households are getting used to a new normal – fewer grocery trips, wearing masks in public,

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Medicaid expansion increases insurance coverage, but at slower rates for obese adults
Medicaid expansion increases insurance coverage, but at slower rates for obese adults

Despite overall increases in insurance coverage for low-income individuals in Medicaid expansion states, some gaps remain for individuals who are obese. That’s according to a recent study by a team

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Faculty member uses her past experiences to prepare students for their future careers
Faculty member uses her past experiences to prepare students for their future careers

When it comes to charting a career path, Brittani Harmon knows how important it is to be exposed to new opportunities as a student. As a high school student in

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