Epidemiology, the original science of public health, studies the distribution of disease, health events and health-related behavior,with an emphasis on patterns of risk and prevention measures.

Biostatistics focuses on the development and applications of qualitative methods for collecting, summarizing and analyzing health-related data.

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Early life exposure to famine can lead to depression
Early life exposure to famine can lead to depression

New research from the University of Georgia reveals that exposure to famine during specific moments in early life is associated with depression later in life. “Nutrition deprivation and stress are

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CPH In the Media: June 2018 Roundup
CPH In the Media: June 2018 Roundup

UGA College of Public Health news and media mentions for the month of June 2018: A study led by Dr. Timothy Heckman, HPB professor and CPH associate dean for research,

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Child bearing expectations can hinder family planning in rural Uganda
Child bearing expectations can hinder family planning in rural Uganda

The rate of infant and child deaths is very high in many developing countries, and Uganda is no exception. Some of the issues contributing to this problem are poor child

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