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Primary care decisions often made without the best evidence

As medicine continues to shift toward evidence-based practice, some primary care providers may have a difficult time finding quality evidence to support their clinical decisions, according to a new study from the University ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New Lyme disease forecast map targets rising tide of ticks

As the rate of Lyme disease grows rapidly across the United States, new research offers veterinarians a forecasting map that tells them which parts of the country are most at risk of Lyme disease infections in dogs, which ...

Health

'Diet' products can make you fat, study shows

High-fat foods are often the primary target when fighting obesity, but sugar-laden "diet" foods could be contributing to unwanted weight gain as well, according to a new study from the University of Georgia.

Psychology & Psychiatry

In negotiations, two jerks are better than one

Negotiations work best when both sides have matching personality traits-even if they're both disagreeable-according to research from the University of Georgia Terry College of Business.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New model maps likelihood of Ebola spillovers

Ecologists at the University of Georgia have developed a model that maps the likelihood of Ebola virus "spillovers"-when the virus jumps from its long-term host to humans or animals such as great apes-across Africa on a month-by-month ...

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