Adult obesity very high in 13 states, says CDC study

At least 30 percent of adults were obese in 13 states: Alabama, Arkansas, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee and West Virginia.
Source: Athens Banner-Herald

UGA researchers use nanoparticles to fight cancer
Researchers at the University of Georgia are developing a new treatment technique that uses nanoparticles to reprogram immune cells so they are able to recognize and attack cancer.
Source: Athens Banner-Herald

The Medical Center of Central Georgia had $1.3 billion impact in 2011
According to a Medical Center news release, the hospital had $578 million in direct spending that year, while sustaining 10,000 full-time jobs in the region.
Source: Macon Telegraph

 

• Phoebe Putney Health System has more than $1.3 billion impact on Albany
Source: Albany Herald 

Emory gets $12 million to open HIV research clinic for women
Source: Atlanta Business Chronicle

 

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