Coronavirus pandemic continues its coast-to-coast march

Adella Miesner

America’s coronavirus crisis deepened Saturday as cases continued to surge while an electoral victory for former vice president Joe Biden offered the possibility of a significantly different approach to efforts to contain the spread.

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For the fourth consecutive day, a single-day record was set for coronavirus cases, with more than 134,000 reported. Numerous states in the Midwest reported record-high numbers of new cases, but the peaks were not

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New study shows kids’ physical fitness is more important than BMI

Adella Miesner

Weight loss shouldn't be the goal of PE
Children get active outside UGA’s McPhaul Child Development Lab. Credit: Andrew Davis Tucker/UGA

For adults, the goal of exercise is often to shed some pounds, but new research from the University of Georgia suggests the objective should be different for kids.

Physical education should focus on improving students’ physical skills, knowledge of the benefits of exercise and motivation to be active. The goal should be to build students’ cardiorespiratory endurance,

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Can AI Transform Precision Medicine?

Adella Miesner

Artificial Intelligence (AI) has changed our lives. Improvements in data mining, personal and automotive navigation, cybersecurity, personal entertainment and healthcare are several examples of the impact of AI.[1] Recognizing that technological process can be measured by a review of the patent literature, the USPTO recently examined the patent literature from 1976 through 2018 to gauge the potential impact of AI on technology and innovation.[2]

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Midway dentist, staff pull drivers from fiery crash on Hwy. 17

Adella Miesner

MIDWAY, Ga. (WTOC) – Liberty County Fire Chief Brian Darby is calling a Midway Dentist and his staff heroes after they jumped into action to pull two people from a fiery crash.



a car parked on the side of a tree: Liberty County Fire Chief Brian Darby is calling a Midway Dentist and his staff heroes after they jumped into action to pull two people from a fiery crash.


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Liberty County Fire Chief Brian Darby is calling a Midway Dentist and his staff heroes after they jumped into action to pull two people from a fiery crash.

It happened around 11:15 a.m.

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