Public Health

Having a baby in the U.S. is costly and confusing, even for a health policy expert

Having a baby in the U.S. is costly and confusing, even for a health...

It is hard to believe that it has been just over since five months since our second son, Lukas, was born on Feb. 3. His...
Do you believe texting while driving is dangerous?

Do you believe texting while driving is dangerous?

People who text while driving are six times more likely to be involved in a car crash. To combat this problem, more and more states...
Scientists a step closer to predicting epidemics

Scientists a step closer to predicting epidemics

Ecologists at the University of Georgia have taken an important step in their efforts to develop an early warning system for infectious disease outbreaks. A...
Early life exposure to famine can lead to depression

Early life exposure to famine can lead to depression

New research from the University of Georgia reveals that exposure to famine during specific moments in early life is associated with depression later in...
What you should know about hepatitis B

What you should know about hepatitis B

Every year, hepatitis B kills more than 780,000 people around the world, and is the single most serious liver infection, according to the World...
Americans waste nearly a pound of food daily

Americans waste nearly a pound of food daily

Americans waste nearly a pound of food per person each day, but the exact amount of food we trash differs by how healthy your...
What you should know about e-cigarettes

What you should know about e-cigarettes

E-cigarettes are handheld electronic devices that stimulate the feeling of tobacco smoking. Many people think that e-cigarettes are healthier than real cigarettes, because most toxic...
Hazards of juuling or vaping everyone should know

Hazards of juuling or vaping everyone should know

Mango, mint, fruit medley—these flavors are delicious in a smoothie but dangerous when they introduce youth and young adults to nicotine. A 2009 federal law...
Opioids don’t have to be addictive – the new versions will treat pain without triggering pleasure

Opioids don’t have to be addictive – the new versions will treat pain without...

The problem with opioids is that they kill pain – and people. In the past three years, more than 125,000 persons died from an opioid...
3 Reasons Why The US Is Vulnerable To Big Disasters

3 reasons why the us is vulnerable to big disasters

During the 2017 disaster season, three severe hurricanes devastated large parts of the U.S. The quick succession of major disasters made it obvious that such...