Tag - Georgia Prevention Institute

Lozenge helping people kick the smoking habit?

A study in Helsinki, Finland looked at whether a new type of lozenge can help people stop smoking. It contains the amino acid L-cysteine. It is designed to eliminate a compound in cigarettes that...

Students offer health screenings for farmworkers

Every summer, students at Augusta University offer free personalized and preventative health screenings, education and services to farmworkers in rural South Carolina. In 12 years, they’ve provided...

Jaguar Nation's students, faculty, and staff are doing great things. Read about them

Jaguar Nation's students, faculty, and staff are doing great things. Read about them »

Tingen named to National Cancer Institute committee

AUGUSTA, Ga. – Dr. Martha Tingen has been named to the research committee of the National Cancer Institute’s Community Oncology Research Program. The NCI community research program was established to...

Forbes: Can Secondhand Smoke Lead to Weight Gain?

Exposure to second-hand smoke is associated with a larger waist and poorer cognition in children, Augusta University researchers say. “The take-home message is that for these children, smoke...