Experimental dressings could heal wounds better and cheaper
When you nick your finger on a piece of paper or bump into a table and get a bruise, your body has a natural healing process to close up cuts and repair small wounds. But when big gashes or serious wounds happen, however, the body may need help with... Read more
A Georgia visitor’s quick takes on French health care
Spending a week in France got me to thinking about the differences between health care there versus what we have in Georgia and the United States. So here are a few casual observations, along with Internet data, about health in the country that’s our oldest ally. SMOKING: The French... Read more
UGA researchers pursue quest for universal dengue vaccine 
Naoko Uno, with a pipette in one hand and quiet determination on her face, goes carefully about her work inside her laboratory at the University of Georgia’s Center for Vaccines and Immunology. Uno, a PhD student, and several others are working on a potential universal vaccine for dengue. Dengue,... Read more
Nutrition labels are changing, gradually
The next time you’re at the grocery store, stop and look at the nutrition labels. You may notice a few changes. Although new labels authorized by the Food and Drug Administration are not yet required by law, a few companies are already beginning to put out products with updated... Read more
Students from Douglas County win anti-opioid video contest
Students from the Douglas County College and Career Institute are the winners of the “We’re Not Gonna Take It” video contest. The contest is a chance for Georgia students to make PSA video and audio clips related to the opioid crisis, which will be aired on television and radio... Read more

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