By Kristy Densmore
By Cody Schmelter
New Genome Sequencing of 2011 E. Coli Outbreaks in Europe Provides New Clues Into Origins the of Disease
The European E.coli outbreak made headlines last summer as the death toll mounted to 50, as 4,000 suffered bloody diarrhea, and as an unprecedented number of victims suffered kidney failure. This was the largest outbreak of foodborne E.coli illness on record, but it could have been worse. Investigators used a high-speed DNA sequencing technology to [...]
If American women believe that they are destined to outlive their male counterparts, they may need to think again. Right now, life expectancy in the United States is 81.3 for women and 76.2 for men. But new data released on April 19, shows that men are now outpacing women in lifespan gains. Even more surprising [...]
Billboards and public service announcements urging parents to help their kids eat less and exercise more are nearly inescapable these days, and for the most part they are about as exciting as “buckle up” ads for seatbelts. A notable exception is Strong4Life, a children’s weight-loss campaign that Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta launched in 2011. These [...]
Elbert Memorial Hospital (EMH) plans to seek affiliation with a larger partner in response to a tight financial situation, the hospital announced in the late January.
In this week’s news, health, and science roundup, rival frat brothers team up to save hearts, a cab driver faces extortion charges, and scientists research why mice might be able to help us remember.
In this week’s news, health and science roundup, the Red Cross proves that rivalries run deep, pecans may not make it into Thanksgiving pies, and those that attend pre-k are more likely to do better on the SAT.
In this week’s News, Health & Science roundup, UGA offers free car and bike safety checks, Coca-Cola awards big money to students, and a former UGA researcher and animal lover is convicted for poisoning cats.
In this week’s News, Science and Health roundup, stink bugs invade Georgia, the University talks food safety, and recycling just got a lot easier.