Thursday, April 17, 2014

Parents still making five common car seat mistakes

Parents are making five critical, but fixable, mistakes when using car seats, according to new data announced this week by Safe Kids Worldwide and the General Motors Foundation. With so many safety features now available in both cars and car seats, parents are urged to make sure their kids are getting every advantage by taking the time to do a 15-minute at-home annual checkup. Read More »

Summer program piques student interest in research

More than 85 rising second-year medical students participated in research for 10 weeks this summer and will present their findings at the annual Medical Scholars Research Day from noon to 2 p.m. Monday, Sept. 24 in the GHSU Wellness Center. Read More »

GHSU and ASU nursing colleges host non-food Halloween event

AUGUSTA, Ga. – Georgia Health Sciences University and Augusta State University nursing colleges are partnering to ensure treats for all children this Halloween, even those with dietary restrictions. The colleges ... Read More »

GHSU awarded nursing scholarships for fifth consecutive year

AUGUSTA, Ga. – For the fifth consecutive year, MSN Clinical Nurse Leader students at Georgia Health Sciences University have received scholarships from the New Careers in Nursing Scholarship Program (NCIN). ... Read More »

Chinese delegation visits GHSU to sign partnership agreement

AUGUSTA, Ga. – A delegation from Jianghan University in Wuhan, Hubei, China, will visit Georgia Health Sciences University Monday, Sept. 24 to sign an institutional agreement that allows students from ... Read More »

ASU named military friendly institution

Augusta, Ga. – Augusta State University has been recognized as a 2013 Military Friendly School by Victory Media. ASU is listed among the top 15 percent of institutions that are ... Read More »

ASU Reports Weekly

Augusta, Ga. – Learn more about the news and upcoming events of Augusta State University by reading the institution’s weekly newsletter, ASU Reports Weekly. To view this week’s edition of ... Read More »

ASU reduces energy costs, carbon footprint

Augusta, Ga.- Over the past few years, Augusta State University has continued to reduce its carbon footprint through its energy reduction program. This reduction in energy usage has also resulted ... Read More »

Longer exercise provides added benefit to children’s health

Twenty minutes of daily, vigorous physical activity over just three months can reduce a child’s risk of diabetes as well as his total body fat - including dangerous, deep abdominal fat – but 40 minutes works even better, researchers report. Read More »

Obesity is major contributor to heart disease, impediment to diagnosis and treatment

Obesity is a major contributor to heart disease that substantially hinders the disease’s proper diagnosis and treatment, says a cardiologist researching the impact of obesity and weight loss on the heart. Read More »