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Doctor’s advice can lead to more weight loss

Doctor’s advice can lead to more weight loss

May 26, 2015

UGA research shows that the impact direct communication can have on obesity is powerful. Read More

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UGA helps build Georgia co-ops

Compete in a Global Economy

Jerry Adams knows growing chestnuts has its ups and downs. Pilar Quintero says owning and managing a horse farm is no easy venture alone.

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Learning by serving

Compete in a Global Economy

Community service is not a new concept. Neither is the idea of learning by doing.

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Crude corral

Compete in a Global Economy

Catastrophes like the 1989 Exxon Valdez oil spill off the Alaskan coast only contribute a fraction of annual petroleum contamination.

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Pictures and 1,000 words

Compete in a Global Economy

When Denise Logan read an article in the Athens Banner-Herald about the need for more extracurricular programs at the Oconee Street Boys & Girls Club, she saved it.

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Making adaptations

Maximizing Research Opportunities

Parasites can decimate amphibian populations, but one University of Georgia researcher believes they might also play a role in spurring the evolution of new and sometimes bizarre breeding strategies.

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Breaking down barriers

Maximizing Research Opportunities

More than 23 million Americans age 12 or older need treatment for substance abuse and addiction, yet only a fraction – less than 10 percent – actually receive it.

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Side effects may vary

Maximizing Research Opportunities

Prescription drug ads on television first hit the airwaves just more than a decade ago, but a new UGA study finds that most of them still do not present a fair balance of information, especially when it comes to the risk of side effects.

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Saving species

Maximizing Research Opportunities

When Hazel Wetzstein holds a tiny Georgia plume plant, she’s not just tending a future shrub. She’s keeping a native species from becoming extinct.

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Building bodies, boosting brains

Maximizing Research Opportunities

Many people claim to get their best ideas while on the elliptical machine, doing laps in the pool, or jogging along a quiet road, and scientists have consistently documented that exercise provides adults with cognitive benefits. But what about children?