Tag: Alexandra Boss

Why fighting cybercrime is a hard war for hospitals to win

Patients’ private information is a big prize for today’s crooks, who can use stolen data to impersonate a person and access medical services or prescriptions, or even to blackmail someone by threatening to reveal diagnoses.

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.

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.