Read the top stories of 2018

From the groundbreaking research of Medical College of Georgia scientists to the state’s $100-million investment to create a one-of-a-kind cyber center, Augusta University’s top news of 2018 highlights some of the year’s most innovative and creative work from faculty, students, staff, researchers and clinicians.

Take a look at the top-10 Jagwire reader favorites for 2018.

1. Drinking baking soda could be an inexpensive, safe way to combat autoimmune disease
2. Parking changes are coming. Here’s what you need to know. 
3. Probiotic use is a link between brain fogginess, severe bloating
4. Vale selected as MCG Neurosurgery Chair 
5. $100M Georgia Cyber Center opens in Augusta, Georgia
6. Augusta University names new vice president for Enrollment and Student Affairs
7. Howell leaves a legacy in pediatric care
8. Meet the Class of 2018 
9. First cybersecurity engineering program in Georgia coming to Augusta University
10. A small, daily dose of Viagra may reduce colorectal cancer risk 

Top Media Stories of 2018

Thousands of news outlets featured Augusta University and AU Health in articles, broadcasts and publications in 2018. Take a look at a few of the top media mentions you may have missed.

  1. Delta tax break: Georgia lawmakers OK bill for Delta Air Lines to lose its tax break over its NRA stand (CBS News, NBC News, Yahoo! News & others, March 2, 2018)
  2. New study finds just one milkshake is enough to kick-start heart disease (Yahoo! News, March 30, 2018)
  3. Brian Kemp declares victory in Georgia governor race as Stacey Abrams waits for results (USA Today, Nov. 7, 2018)
  4. Baking Soda May Help Combat Rheumatoid Arthritis (Yahoo! News, April 29, 2018)
  5. Will there ever be a vaccine against cancer? (MSN, June 6, 2018)
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Kelly Jasper is Digital Content Manager at Augusta University. Contact her to schedule an interview on this topic or with one of our experts at 706-721-4706 or kjasper@augusta.edu.

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Kelly Jasper Written by Kelly Jasper

Jagwire is your source for news and stories from Augusta University and AU Health. Daily updates highlight the many ways students, faculty, staff, researchers and clinicians "bring their A games" in classrooms and clinics on four campuses in Augusta and locations across the state of Georgia.

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