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New coronavirus could lead to pandemic

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With news that the coronavirus called 2019-nCoV is capable of spreading from human to human, many are concerned about the possibility of a new pandemic, and that is not outside the realm of possibility, according to Jeff Hogan, a professor and infectious disease expert at the University of Georgia, who studied the SARS coronavirus extensively.

Channels: All Journal News, Infectious Diseases, Public Health, Respiratory Diseases and Disorders, China News, Southeast Asia News,

Released:
24-Jan-2020 1:10 PM EST
Newswise: Human trafficking in Georgia: The need for data

Human trafficking in Georgia: The need for data

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According to the National Human Trafficking Hotline, in 2018 Georgia had the seventh highest number of human trafficking cases in the U.S., including both sex and labor trafficking victims.

Channels: Government/Law, U.S. Politics,

Released:
27-Aug-2019 11:05 AM EDT
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Law and Public Policy

Newswise: 5 Insurance Tips for Hurricane Season

5 Insurance Tips for Hurricane Season

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With eight hurricanes predicted this season, an expert shares ways homeowners can be prepared.

Channels: Economics, Hurricanes, Natural Disasters,

Released:
5-Aug-2019 8:05 AM EDT
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Moon landing’s legacy: a better life on Earth

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As the world prepares to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing on July 20, 2019, UGA Today talked with Ben Davis, a professor of mechanical engineering at UGA, about the wide-ranging benefits of this technological triumph. Before coming to UGA, Davis was a propulsion vibrations analyst at NASA.

Channels: Space and Astronomy, Technology, Mars,

Released:
10-Jul-2019 9:00 AM EDT
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Loneliness Is a Serious Health Issue

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More and more people, particularly older adults, are grappling with loneliness year-round, and a growing body of research suggests that chronic loneliness carries serious health risks.

Channels: Aging, Behavioral Science, Healthcare, Public Health, Local - Georgia,

Released:
11-Dec-2018 11:05 AM EST
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Social and Behavioral Sciences

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‘Frankenstein’ Turns 200

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An interview with professor Roxanne Eberle, who specializes in Romantic literature and has taught "Frankenstein" to students for years.

Channels: Arts and Entertainment, Fall, History, Local - Georgia,

Released:
29-Oct-2018 2:30 PM EDT
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Stigma of depression hurts African American populations more than others

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The stigma associated with mental illness prevents many people from seeking treatment, but it has a particularly negative impact on black Americans, according to Rosalyn Denise Campbell, an assistant professor in the University of Georgia’s School of Social Work.

Channels: Behavioral Science, Mental Health, Neuro, Local - Georgia,

Released:
9-Oct-2018 12:05 PM EDT
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