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Why sanctions can worsen human rights abuses

A considerable body of research shows economic sanctions can exacerbate human rights abuses. But the reasons have remained unclear.
19-Nov-2020 3:30 PM EST Add to Favorites

Word choice matters in weather communications

Research shows certain phrases can make people feel helpless when facing storms
18-Nov-2020 1:30 PM EST Add to Favorites

Study explores sleep apnea, autoimmune disease link

New research by University of Georgia scientists sheds light on why people with obstructive sleep apnea may have associated autoimmune disorders. The results could lead to better approaches to treatment and possibly new drug therapies.
17-Nov-2020 9:55 AM EST Add to Favorites

Sustainable tourism—or a selfie? Ecotourism’s fans may be in it for the ’gram

A new study by researchers at the University of Georgia suggests ecotourism’s altruistic attractions may be overshadowed by another benefit: photos for social media.
12-Nov-2020 2:50 PM EST Add to Favorites

Each college graduate adds $2M to Georgia’s GDP

The lifetime earnings of each new four-year college graduate will increase Georgia’s gross domestic product by almost $2 million, according to a new study from the Selig Center for Economic Growth at the University of Georgia.
12-Nov-2020 2:15 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Family talks about finances impact students’ money views

Students whose families talked openly about money reported feeling less stress and higher optimism when it came to money management and their future finances.
11-Nov-2020 8:10 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Weight loss shouldn’t be the goal of PE

For adults, the goal of exercise is often to shed some pounds, but new research from the University of Georgia suggests the objective should be different for kids.
10-Nov-2020 10:45 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Mothers affect how daughters act in close relationships

Feminist mothers raise more feminist daughters who are able to stand up for themselves in their close relationships, according to new research from the University of Georgia.
5-Nov-2020 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Professor: Information key to COVID-19 vaccine acceptance

8-Sep-2020 4:25 PM EDT

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Aging experts call for more dementia care training

New recommendations call for more evidence-based workforce training to meet the growing demands for dementia care.
23-Jul-2020 12:45 PM EDT

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Preparing for hurricane season during COVID-19

Hurricane season 2020 is already shattering records, and it’s only July.
16-Jul-2020 10:35 AM EDT

Pandemic could make drug resistance epidemic worse

8-Jul-2020 11:50 AM EDT

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Pharmacist clears up confusion about new COVID-19 drug

Remdesivir might shorten duration of symptoms in severely ill patients
7-May-2020 11:45 AM EDT

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Pharmacists separate COVID-19 fact from fiction

UGA medication experts answer common questions they're receiving from patients
15-Apr-2020 12:30 PM EDT

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Why are the grocery store shelves empty?

Agricultural economist explains COVID-19 impact on food markets
13-Apr-2020 11:50 AM EDT

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Tips to avoid overeating while working from home

Experts offer advice on how to avoid telecommuting weight gain
13-Apr-2020 9:35 AM EDT

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