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Articles from the M.D. section archive

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.

Sunday, Jan. 8, 2012

Letter: More doctors won't help

Increasing the number of physicians in Georgia will not increase general health care, but greater expenses.
By Ed Payne and M.D.

Thursday, Nov. 24, 2011

Letter: Augusta levee is needless

Every other city has developed its downtown waterfront. Why not us?
By M.D. and Thomas Swift

Sunday, Nov. 13, 2011

Letter: Votes are based on beliefs

Let's not pretend that somehow religious and nonreligious convictions are different in method, derivation or power.
By Ed Payne and M.D.

Saturday, Oct. 8, 2011

Guest Column: Ripped social fabric takes toll on America

The biggest problem facing America today is America today.
By Fredrick C. House and M.D.

Thursday, Sept. 1, 2011

Letter: We must embrace biblical Christianity

The Tea Party foment is largely centered on evangelicals, and they were the only ones to resist the continuing of Big Government.
By Ed Payne and M.D.

Friday, Aug 12, 2011

Letter: Aviation projects willfully neglected

I am trying to come to terms with our federal government, but I find the dysfunctional thought process in Washington too much for my simple mind.
By M.D. and William J. Welsh

Monday, May 30, 2011

Letter: Colleges pushing secular humanism

ASU and GHSU are getting free rides in their support of these problems that are destroying our country.
By Ed Payne and M.D.

Thursday, May 19, 2011

Column: Help stem teen pregnancies

Together we can reduce teen pregnancy and teen births by 10 percent.
By Ketty M. Gonzalez, M.D. and M.S.

Saturday, Sept. 4, 2010

Letter: State-funded obesity surgery works

Any employer, including the government, will save money and improve productivity in the long run by enabling obese employees to have life-saving weight-loss surgery.
By Arthur B. Chasen and M.D.

Thursday, Aug 19, 2010

Letter: ASU suit highlights confusion over truth

If they do have legal standing, then everything for which ASU and all universities are supposed to stand burns to ashes.
By Franklin E. Payne and M.D.

Sunday, July 4, 2010

Guest Column: We should celebrate our freedom in the face of several challenges

Today, of all days, it is important to not only celebrate the occasion of our independence, but also the very spirit from which it was born -- freedom!
By M.D. and U.S. Rep. Paul Broun

Friday, April 30, 2010

Letter: For your babies' sake, immunize them

Vaccines are an important part of child care, and keeping infants and children age-appropriately immunized will keep many serious diseases from returning in the United States.
By and Christopher B. White, Dennis L. Murray and M.D.
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