Tue., June 25, 2013 5:37am
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 4:00am
Researchers at the University of Georgia have been looking closely at teenage obesity.
Tue., January 15, 2013 1:22pm
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 9:32am
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 9:00am
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 3:21pm
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 6:25am
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 6:02am
The new Institute of Public and Preventive Health at Georgia Health Sciences University will host community programs and conduct research on public...
Mon., February 6, 2012 7:00am
City employees on the verge of developing diabetes in Columbus, Macon and Athens-Clarke County will soon get help. A study by University of Georgia...
Fri., January 27, 2012 11:00am
The University of Georgia has launched an initiative to help the state address a growing epidemic of adult and childhood obesity. The university will...