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Georgia State Scientists Get $2.7 Million CDC Grant To Improve Blood Transfusion Outcomes

ATLANTA—The Georgia Health Policy Center (GHPC) at Georgia State University has received a five-year, $2,669,903 award from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) that will allow the GHPC and partnering organizations to look at transfusion-related complications in patients with hemoglobin disorders (sickle cell disease and thalassemia) and improve… more »

Georgia State Economist Finds Obesity Follows Growth Of Big-Box Retailers And Restaurants

ATLANTA—Big-box retailers Costco, Sam’s Club, BJ’s Wholesale and Walmart, along with full-service and fast-food restaurants, are key contributors to the nation’s obesity epidemic, according to research by a health economist in the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies at Georgia State University.

Americans now live near an abundance of cheap and readily available food… more »

Reliance On Sales Tax Hinders Georgia’s Revenue Recovery, Georgia State Reports

ATLANTA – Georgia’s post-“Great Recession” revenue recovery is the third lowest in the nation, largely because of the state’s reliance on sales taxes, according to a report by Georgia State University’s Center for State and Local Finance.

By 2012 Georgia’s real per capita state government revenue – the annual income from which its public… more »

 
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