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Two Big Things in Atlanta

We last visited Atlanta in the fall of 2013 when Elaine and I were on a tour of Civil Rights sites. At that time, due to a government shut-down (grrr), most of the… 301 more words

Addressing the Opioid Crisis Means Confronting Socioeconomic Disparities

FROM THE BLOG OF DR. NORA VOLKOW, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
NATIONAL INSTITUTE ON DRUG ABUSE

October 25, 2017

The brain adapts and responds to the environments and conditions in which a person lives. 960 more words

Recovery

UGA mycologists partner with the CDC to tackle fungicide resistance

by Merritt Melancon, University of Georgia

There are a limited number of compounds available to combat fungal infections in both plants and people. A team of University of Georgia researchers is helping to assess the risk posed by fungi developing widespread resistance to the stable of antifungal compounds used in the United States. 528 more words

News

CDC Report: America’s 10 Cities Dealing with a Drinking Problem

By Eris Spicer on November 1, 2017

I’ve created an interactive storytelling map with the StoryMap tool on Knight Lab’s StoryMapJS. Knight Lab is a community of designers created by Northwestern innovators, students, and educators developing experiments intended to push journalism into new spaces. 89 more words

Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Rank U.S. Cities by "Drunkenness"

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention created a Vital Signs report tht summarizes the fact that most adults in the United States are not alcoholics, at least 38 million of them simply drink too much. 104 more words

National Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Since 1981, October has been recognized as National Domestic Violence Awareness Month in honor of the “Day of Unity” which was held that year and was conceived by the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence. 662 more words

Family

Whats the difference and why does it matter???

We hear the words physical activity and exercise used interchangeably.  Yet, there is a distinct difference between the two that is a key to getting the benefits and staying motivated for doing both. 460 more words

Fitness