WUGA Health Desk

Friday afternoon at 5:44 p.m. and Sunday afternoons at 5:35 p.m.
  • Hosted by Lauren Baggett and Andy Miller

The WUGA Health Desk presents a weekly program, Georgia Health Report, focused on health news and issues facing Georgians. The program features news and commentary from Andy Miller of Georgia Health News and is hosted by UGA College of Public Health health writer Lauren Baggett. 

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The Health Report: Omicron's impact on hospitals

Jan 14, 2022

This week on the Georgia Health Report, host Lauren Baggett and Andy Miller of Georgia Health News discuss how this latest wave of hospital admissions driven by the omicron variant is creating new challenges for already beleaguered hospitals. 

  

The Health Report: Health Stories of 2021

Jan 6, 2022

This week on the Georgia Health Report, host Lauren Baggett and Andy Miller of Georgia Health News discuss some of the top Georgia health care stories of 2021.

  

The Health Report: Childbirth services impacts health

Dec 29, 2021

This week on the Georgia Health Report, host Lauren Baggett and Andy Miller of Georgia Health News discuss how losing childbirth services in rural communities impacts the health of women and their babies.

  

This week on the Georgia Health Report, host Lauren Baggett and Andy Miller of Georgia Health News discuss how one southwest Georgia community is grappling with the loss of its regional hospital. 

  

This week on the Georgia Health Report, host Lauren Baggett and Andy Miller of Georgia Health News discuss what health care issues may come to the forefront with Stacey Abrams’ entry into the 2022 governor’s race. 

  

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