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Repeated anecdotes can make speakers less authentic

Witnessing people repeat a story or anecdote leads their audience to view them as less authentic.
27-May-2020 3:10 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Social media can play role in travel decisions

When contemplating a destination, some travelers look to how the experience might translate to social media when making their decision, according to a new study by University of Georgia researchers.
27-May-2020 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Researchers study teleworking effects during COVID-19

What are the effects of this rapid transition to working remotely?
27-May-2020 10:55 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Emotion coaching added to anorexia nervosa treatment

Emotion coaching for parents is a new tool that could help teenagers recover from anorexia.
12-May-2020 12:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Growing back the lymph system

Study provides hope for cancer-related lymphedema
8-May-2020 12:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Are We Speaking the Same Mental Health Language?

There is a disconnect between the way some top mental health organizations describe African American mental health problems and the way African Americans describe them, a University of Georgia researcher has found.
5-May-2020 11:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Obese adults facing Medicaid expansion gap

Despite overall increases in insurance coverage for low-income individuals in Medicaid expansion states, some gaps remain for individuals who are obese.
30-Apr-2020 3:35 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Searching the COVID-19 spike protein for a potential vaccine

The virus that causes COVID-19 is studded on its exterior with “spike proteins,” a key component in its ability to infect human cells. Two University of Georgia researchers, Rob Woods and Parastoo Azadi, are investigating the proteins and sugars...
27-Apr-2020 2:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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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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What happens when sports are canceled?

Professor offers insights in the new void in society
1-Apr-2020 11:10 AM EDT

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Food safety expert: takeout is a low-risk option

Takeout is a good choice to lower risk of exposure because it reduces the number of touch points relative to eating in a restaurant, said food safety expert.
25-Mar-2020 11:05 AM EDT

Tips for working from home with kids

Two University of Georgia family and education experts/faculty have a few recommendations to keep your kids engaged and hopefully provide opportunities to get work done.
18-Mar-2020 3:15 PM EDT

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How to prepare your family for COVID-19

Professor shares what people can do now should the infection spread.
5-Mar-2020 2:45 PM EST

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