Plant Compounds Found to Boost Brain Function in Older Adults
Plant Compounds Found to Boost Brain Function in Older Adults

The typical diet in the United States is sorely lacking in fruits and vegetables, but a new study from the University of Georgia a compelling reason why more of us should

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Pain Can Predict the Onset of Loneliness in Older Adults
Pain Can Predict the Onset of Loneliness in Older Adults

Chronic pain affects an estimated 100 million Americans, and that number is expected to grow as the U.S. population continues to age. Today, between 60 percent and 75 percent of

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UGA research takes aim at curbing unnecessary antibiotic use
UGA research takes aim at curbing unnecessary antibiotic use

Sinus infections are one of the most common reasons patients walk out of the doctor’s office with an antibiotic prescription in hand. The problem is that bacteria causes only about

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Dual degree student wins Boren Fellowship
Dual degree student wins Boren Fellowship

Rachel Ward, a student in the Master of Social Work and Master of Public Health dual degree program at the University of Georgia, has been awarded a prestigious Boren Fellowship

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Clinical Impression Remains Most Accurate Predictor of Whooping Cough
Clinical Impression Remains Most Accurate Predictor of Whooping Cough

When it comes to diagnosing whooping cough, a physician’s gut impression is still the most accurate predictor of infection, according to a new study from researchers at the University of

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Healthcare Workers More Likely to Handle Chemo Drugs Safely When Management Makes Safety a Priority
Healthcare Workers More Likely to Handle Chemo Drugs Safely When Management Makes Safety a Priority

Chemotherapy drugs are designed to kill cancer cells and improve the health of a cancer patient. However, these drugs pose a health and safety risk to healthcare workers who administer

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Primary care decisions often made without the best evidence
Primary care decisions often made without the best evidence

As medicine continues to shift toward evidence-based practice, some primary care providers may have a difficult time finding quality evidence to support their clinical decisions, according to a new study

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Williams receives Georgia Giants in Public Health Honor
Williams receives Georgia Giants in Public Health Honor

Phillip L. Williams, dean of the University of Georgia College of Public Health, was one of 15 public health leaders from Georgia honored by the Association of State and Territorial

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Associate director chosen as president of American Society for Nutrition
Associate director chosen as president of American Society for Nutrition

Mary Ann Johnson, the Flatt Professor in Foods and Nutrition in the College of Family and Consumer Sciences, has been named president of the American Society for Nutrition. Johnson, who

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College celebrates 12th graduating class – the Class of 2017
College celebrates 12th graduating class – the Class of 2017

In a ballroom of the Classic Center in downtown Athens, Ga., the University of Georgia College of Public Health honored the 232 students receiving degrees in 2017. The degrees awarded

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