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Water, conservation and policy experts warn new federal rule could harm U.S. waters

A group of aquatic scientists and policy experts warns that the Navigable Waters Protection Rule recently adopted by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers could profoundly degrade the nation’s water quality.
13-Aug-2020 3:25 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Pollution linked to antibiotic resistance

Antibiotic resistance is an increasing health problem, but new research suggests it is not only caused by the overuse of antibiotics. It’s also caused by pollution.
13-Aug-2020 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

COVID-19 clinical trials lack diversity

Despite disproportionately higher rates of COVID-19 infection, hospitalization and death among people of color, minority groups are significantly underrepresented in COVID-19 clinical trials.
11-Aug-2020 1:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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‘Insect apocalypse’ may not be happening in U.S.

Scientists have been warning about an “insect apocalypse” in recent years, noting sharp declines in specific areas — particularly in Europe. A new study shows these warnings may have been exaggerated and are not representative of what’s...
11-Aug-2020 12:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Spiky COVID-19 particle no match for taste bud cells

A new study from the Regenerative Bioscience Center at the University of Georgia is the first to suggest that COVID-19 does not directly damage taste bud cells.
10-Aug-2020 11:50 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Digital buccaneers boost box office bang

Pirated movies circulated online after their theatrical release saw about 3% higher box office receipts because of the increase in word-of-mouth advertising.
6-Aug-2020 12:35 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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HIIT programs show benefits for those with Down syndrome

Incorporating high-intensity interval training into exercise programs for individuals with Down syndrome may help achieve critical health outcomes in a more time-efficient manner, according to an article written by researchers at the University of...
4-Aug-2020 10:50 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Looking back at a historic academic year

We take a look back at some key accomplishments from UGA’s most recent academic year, memories that celebrate the courage and determination that helped us persevere through uncertain times.
27-Jul-2020 8:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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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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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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