Stories by M.D.

Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014

Letter: 'Wicked' enable abortion

When you meet Jesus, and you surely will, you won't be able to tell Him you "didn't know" - for now you do know!
By Gene Binet and M.D.

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Letter: It's God, not 'higher power'

Evangelicals have made a lot of mistakes. But if your editorial staff cannot grasp what evangelicals are about, you are part of the problem.
By Ed Payne and M.D.

Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014

Letter: Judge plans on merits

We believe the residents of the county and region will be best served by a focus on which proposal offers the highest value and greatest care to the citizens and taxpayers.
By David D. Bogorad, F.A.C.S. and M.D.

Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014

Letter: Adding 'Augusta' misleads

It makes it sound like this is just a branch of the university, not the mother ship!
By Betty B. Wray and M.D.

Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013

Letter: We need servant leaders

No wonder they cannot meet the common good. They are all royalty wanting their own way.
By Ed Payne and M.D.

Thursday, May 23, 2013

Letter: Avoid 'greased pig' strategy

Doctors are very much like that greased pig. They find it very hard to control and manage such a wily creature.
By James Oakman and M.D.

Thursday, April 18, 2013

Letter: Keep thoughts with victims

Let's all keep our focus on the finish line and not let fear or intimidation keep us from running the great race of life.
By M.D. and Richard W. Sattin

Saturday, April 13, 2013

Letter: Progressivism is killing us all

The choice is simple, but infinitely profound: Choose life and health or disease and death.
By Ed Payne and M.D.

Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013

Letter: Take advantage of river

Maybe you've noticed there doesn't seem to be a levee on the South Carolina side of the river.
By M.D. and Thomas Swift

Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013

Letter: Regulate firearms sanely

If guns only had the same level of regulation as cars, we would be considerably better off.
By Christopher E. Hines and M.D.

Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012

Letter: Trust hospitals with births

Things may quickly go wrong even in low-risk deliveries.
By Jerry A. Miller Jr. and M.D.

Friday, Nov. 16, 2012

Letter: Education requires values

While we conservatives rail against the media, the public school system promotes virtually the same values that Obama does.
By Ed Payne and M.D.

Saturday, Sept. 1, 2012

Guest Column: Azziz misjudged GRU decision 'by a mile'

You can stick to your guns on the name you picked. How's that working out for you, sir?
By M.D. and Marcus L. Simmons

Thursday, Aug 30, 2012

Letter: Turn in 'tacky' for 'robust'

I suggest that the Board of Regents revisit their choice, and name the merged universities Georgia University - Augusta.
By M.D. and William A. Speir

Sunday, Aug 26, 2012

Letter: Include 'Georgia' in name

This new institution is not a local university.
By Charles R. Veazey and M.D.

Thursday, Aug 16, 2012

Letter: Stay loyal to our university

Let's do all we can to contribute to the vision that has been set before us.
By Betty B. Wray and M.D.

Tuesday, Aug 14, 2012

Letter: Naming was huge mistake

Georgia Health Sciences University President Ricardo Azziz should cast about for another parking space.
By Buck Pridgen and M.D.

Saturday, May 19, 2012

Guest Column: Stroke Awareness Month: Quality of life after stroke is possible

I think all my patients would say that it would be far easier to practice healthy eating and regular exercise than to face intensive rehabilitation following a stroke.
By M.D. and Pamela Salazar

Friday, May 18, 2012

Letter: Cartoon showed intolerance

Gross generalizations that stereotype people of varying faiths and ethnic and cultural backgrounds do all of us a disservice.
By Linda B. Hardy and M.D.

Sunday, April 1, 2012

Letter: Address health cost issues

Addressing the issue of cost should remain a collaboration between providers and consumers of health care.
By Lawrence D. Devoe and M.D.
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