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: Veggies Good for your Brain

Jun 25, 2021

This week on the Georgia Health Report, host Lauren Baggett and Andy Miller of Georgia Health News recap the benefits of green leafy vegetables to your brain health. 

The Health Report: How to Improve GA Health Rank

Jun 18, 2021

This week on the Georgia Health Report, host Lauren Baggett and Andy Miller of Georgia Health News discuss the work that needs to be done to improve healthcare for Georgians after two recent health rankings put us at the bottom of U.S. states.

Hospitals Offer Nurses Sign On Bonuses

Jun 11, 2021

This week on the Georgia Health Report, host Lauren Baggett and Andy Miller of Georgia Health News discuss the large sign on bonuses some Georgia hospitals are offering to build up their nursing staff.

The Health Report: Poultry Waste Lawsuit

Jun 3, 2021

This week on the Georgia Health Report, host Lauren Baggett and Andy Miller of Georgia Health News discuss a lawsuit filed by residents in Oglethorpe and Wilkes counties over health concerns related to one farm’s alleged misuse of poultry waste.

The Health Report: Removing Vaccination Barriers

May 27, 2021

This week on the Georgia Health Report, host Lauren Baggett and Andy Miller of Georgia Health News discuss continuing efforts and barriers to get more people vaccinated in Georgia’s Black and Latino communities.

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