Hidden lead remains a hazard in the water of Georgia’s schools and homes

A growing mistrust of the water supply could have a negative impact on other public health initiatives, like efforts to tackle the obesity epidemic, said experts during a discussion on lead, an odorless contaminant.

Health care takes center stage in Georgia gubernatorial candidate debate

Health care was a hot-button issue in Tuesday night’s Georgia gubernatorial debate. Abrams portrayed Medicaid expansion as beneficial for both metro-Atlanta and rural Georgians, while Kemp referred to it as “expanding a broken system”.

UGA researchers simulate traumatic brain injuries in lab

The lack of therapeutic intervention has been a longstanding frustration for those who study concussions and other traumatic brain injuries. Now some University of Georgia researchers may be making headway in addressing the issue.