Tag Archive : university-of-georgia - Health & Wellness


Georgia about to be overrun with mosquitoes

Blame the rain for all the pesky bugs

Get out the serious bug spray or resign yourself to staying inside the next few months. All this rain is great for flowers—and, unfortunately, ideal for mosquitoes. Georgia can probably expect its largest mosquito explosion in years. Read more...

Mending a broken heart

UGA researcher looks at how grief can make you sick

Being sad can make you sick. How we deal with grief affects our health, says Toni P. Miles, director of the Institute of Gerontology at the University of Georgia. She's spearheading a research project studying the connection between loss and health—and how to deal with it. Read more...