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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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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Grad student ‘brings’ pets to group homes
Grad student ‘brings’ pets to group homes

Kim Wolf had plans to visit her grandma at a nursing home in Maryland. Then, the global pandemic hit. While COVID-19 has ground much of the world to a stop,

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Student Profile: Megan Bramlett
Student Profile: Megan Bramlett

Megan Bramlett, a first-year doctoral student in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, is one of the faculty, students and staff playing a big part in the UGA College of

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Public health hackathon produces COVID-19 resources
Public health hackathon produces COVID-19 resources

In the last few days before instruction resumed at the University of Georgia, over 90 public health students were hard at work crafting infographics, data visualizations, policy briefs and even

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CPH students develop water tablet to address diarrhea crisis
CPH students develop water tablet to address diarrhea crisis

Three University of Georgia students are developing a tablet that could help global communities access clean water. John Parker, a master of public health (MPH) student at UGA’s College of

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Student Profile: Emily Reeves
Student Profile: Emily Reeves

Emily Reeves, a Master of Public Health student concentrating in epidemiology, is passionate about unbiased, equal access to reproductive healthcare. EXPECTED GRADUATION: May 2020 DEGREE OBJECTIVE: Master of Public Health

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Student Profile: Anthony Keeling
Student Profile: Anthony Keeling

Anthony Keeling is a fourth-year undergraduate student majoring in health promotion whose interest in medicine and healthcare developed into a passion for public health. EXPECTED GRADUATION: Spring 2020 DEGREE OBJECTIVE:

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Student Profile: Cameron Thomas
Student Profile: Cameron Thomas

Cameron Thomas is a fourth-year undergraduate student majoring in health promotion who wants to improve health equity and service delivery for families and children. EXPECTED GRADUATION: Spring 2020 DEGREE OBJECTIVE:

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Many women still face major barriers to breastfeed at work, finds UGA study
Many women still face major barriers to breastfeed at work, finds UGA study

Despite the protections in place to support breastfeeding for employees, the burden still falls on working mothers to advocate for the resources they need, according to a new study from

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