Pregnant women face ER risks

December 14, 2018 0

This week on the Georgia Health Report, GNH’s Andy Miller and host Lauren Baggett discuss some of the reasons why pregnant women seem to be disproportionately affected by ER violations of the federal EMTALA law. Read more

Lives lost when ERs break law

December 14, 2018 0

A new investigation by WebMD and Georgia Health News looked into what happens when hospitals break the law that guarantees prompt, and sometimes life-saving, care to anyone who visits an emergency room. Read more

UGA brain injury research

December 1, 2018 0

Now, researchers from the University of Georgia are hoping avoid harm and advance therapy development by studying head injuries in a petri dish. Scientists at UGA’s Regenerative Bioscience Center in Athens were able to simulate a traumatic brain injury in their lab and begin testing some possible treatment options. Read more
Georgia currently has the worst maternal mortality rate in the U.S., and our infant mortality rate is higher than the national average. Now a report card by the March of Dimes shows that our premature births are on the rise, too. Read more

Health care and the election

November 6, 2018 0

On this edition of Political Rewind, health care has become one of the hottest issues on the campaign trail during the 2018 midterm election. In the race for governor, Stacey Abrams and Brian Kemp continue to duel over the expansion of Medicaid. Read more

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