Fri., March 14, 2014 5:16pm
The Huffington Post recently compiled a list of several ways the South is struggling. “These 9 Maps Should Absolutely Outrage Southerners” is a...
Wed., January 8, 2014 8:57am
Not all fat cells are created equal. White cells store globs of fat and make bellies jiggle. Brown cells burn fat and keep mice slim. In between is a...
Tue., June 25, 2013 6:37am
Some of Georgia’s physician assistants are actually telling their patients to take a hike – and giving them a free pass to one of Georgia’s state...
Mon., June 24, 2013 5:00am
Researchers at the University of Georgia have been looking closely at teenage obesity.
Tue., January 15, 2013 2:22pm
Atlanta-based Coca-Cola is taking on a challenging issue for the soft-drink: obesity. For the first time in its TV ads, the company is talking about...
Wed., October 31, 2012 10:32am
Georgia health officials have announced that 21 schools have gotten grants to help fight childhood obesity. Twelve schools got up to $5,000 to...
Wed., September 19, 2012 10:00am
A new report forecasts a sharp rise in obesity in every American state over the next 20 years. Georgia is projected to remain in the middle of the...
Fri., August 17, 2012 4:21pm
The Centers for Disease Control this week announced that 28 percent of adults in Georgia are obese. And experts believe the problem is getting worse.
Fri., August 10, 2012 7:25am
A University of Georgia researcher has won a $2.5 million federal grant for a community-based childhood obesity prevention program. The program in...
Thu., May 17, 2012 7:02am
The new Institute of Public and Preventive Health at Georgia Health Sciences University will host community programs and conduct research on public...