Faculty and students in the Department of Environmental Health Science study biological, chemical or physical agents in the environment and their impact on human health and ecological systems.

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UGA College of Public Health tackles obesity in Georgia

Originally published in the Jan. 20, 2017 ASPPH Friday Letter: Georgia now has the 19th highest adult obesity rate in the nation. Its adult obesity rate is currently 30.7 percent,

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Lecture offers a glimpse into water quality expert’s research

Water microbiology expert Joan B. Rose has devoted her career to answering three questions: How is water quality changing? What effect do these changes have on human health? And how

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Dental fillings raise levels of mercury in the body, UGA study says
Dental fillings raise levels of mercury in the body, UGA study says

Dental surface restorations composed of dental amalgam, a mixture of mercury, silver, tin and other metals, significantly contribute to prolonged mercury levels in the body, according to new research from

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