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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Georgia's High HIV Risk

Oct 10, 2019

This week on the Georgia Health Report, host Lauren Baggett and Andy Miller of Georgia Health News discuss some of the factors that put Georgia among the top three states with the highest HIV infection risk in the U.S.

Skip the Flu Vaccine this Season?

Oct 10, 2019

October is the recommended month for getting a flu shot, so this week on the Georgia Health Report, host Lauren Baggett and Andy Miller of Georgia Health News take a look at predictions for the upcoming flu season and some of the reasons why people skip getting vaccinated.

Regulations for Non-Profit Hospitals

Oct 10, 2019

This week on the Georgia Health Report, host Lauren Baggett and Andy Miller of Georgia Health News discuss the new financial transparency regulations for non-profit hospitals that go into effect on October 1st.

Vaping and Severe Lung Disease in Georgia

Oct 10, 2019

This week on the Georgia Health Report, host Lauren Baggett and Andy Miller of Georgia Health News discuss the recent severe lung disease outbreak related to vaping, including confirmed cases in Georgia.

Risks in Joining Health Care Sharing Ministries?

Oct 10, 2019

This week on the Georgia Health Report, host Lauren Baggett and Andy Miller of Georgia Health News discuss the potential risks of joining affordable yet unregulated health care sharing ministries.

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