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Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Keel formally recognized as AU president

Dr. Brooks A. Keel received a prolonged standing ovation Wednesday during his formal investiture as president of Augusta University.
By Tom Corwin

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

4 positive TB tests unlikely to be new cases

Four people tested positive for tuberculosis on skin testing at Warren Road Elementary School but they are "very unlikely" to be additional TB infections, the East Central Health District director ...
By Tom Corwin

Monday, April 25, 2016

Hospice helps patient fly to visit new grandchild

SouthEast Hospice in Evans worked to make a trip to Texas possible for Nancy Hixon to meet her only granddaughter, who was only a few weeks old.
By Tom Corwin

Sunday, April 24, 2016

AU part of stem-cell study for heart failure

More than 100 patients took part in the largest clinical trial to look at using the cells as a potential treatment for heart failure patients.
By Tom Corwin

Thursday, April 21, 2016

Augusta needs to embrace cyber growth, AU president says

The relocation of the U.S. Army Cyber Command to Fort Gordon will create spinoff companies and jobs, but Augusta has to be ready to take advantage of that, Augusta University President Brooks Keel ...
By Tom Corwin

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Court rejects Doctors Hospital appeal

One appeal has been dismissed but another is still pending as Doc­tors Hospital of Augusta fights a state license allowing AU Medical Center to build a hospital in Columbia County.
By Tom Corwin

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Prescribing vegetables improved health

In its first year in Augusta, the pilot program, made available through Wholesome Wave Georgia, targeted 20 women at risk for diet-related diseases.
By Tom Corwin

Monday, April 18, 2016

Veggie Truck market returns Tuesday

The Veggie Truck Farmers Market returns to Harrisburg, where it becomes a weekly event every Tuesday featuring locally grown and organic produce, cooking demonstrations and more.
By Tom Corwin

Sunday, April 17, 2016

Gut bacteria could silence sweet tooth, AU researcher says

Preliminary research at Augusta University shows a way to silence the sweet tooth by manipulating the bacterial environment in the gut. And it could potentially have implications for obesity down ...
By Tom Corwin

Friday, April 15, 2016

AU, Cyber Center sign new partnership

The agreement to work together is the result of 18 months of talks between the center and the university.
By Tom Corwin

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Reports critical of Augusta VA

The report came out of the agency's probe into wait times at VAs in general, as well as an investigation into a complaint from an Augusta VA employee that wait times were being manipulated within ...
By Tom Corwin

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

TB case at Warren Road school leads to testing

A confirmed case of tuberculosis at Warren Road Elementary School will lead to testing.
By Tom Corwin

Monday, April 11, 2016

Groups promote sexual assault awareness

Augusta University is working with Paine College, Fort Gordon and Rape Crisis and Sexual Assault Services to expand their awareness efforts.
By Tom Corwin

Friday, April 8, 2016

Man sought in Sunday shooting

The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is seeking an Augusta man on multiple charges from an early Sunday shooting.
By Tom Corwin

Thursday, April 7, 2016

Major Rager brings crowd downtown

Those who couldn't make it to the Major Rager concert Thursday at the Augusta Common could still catch it live through the Internet.
By Tom Corwin

Tuesday, April 5, 2016

Rucker, Kelley draw crowd

An estimated 7,500 attended the annual event at Lady Antebellum Pavilion in Evans, down from a record 11,000 last year.
By Tom Corwin

Saturday, April 2, 2016

New antibodies could solve muscle weakness mystery

The Augusta University team and others have focused on two potential antibodies that target two proteins in a pathway needed to maintain a proper connection between nerves and muscle in their ...
By Tom Corwin

Friday, April 1, 2016

State, local efforts aim to prevent spread of Zika virus

Georgia has seen nine travel-related cases where the person went to a Zika-infested area and contracted the virus before returning home.
By Tom Corwin

Paine claims progress made in probation efforts

After a visit from its accrediting agency, Paine Col­lege said it was told it had met the standards for one of four areas of concern that landed the school on probation. 
By Tom Corwin

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

AU student recognized for cancer research

Amy Paschall was recently awarded the Predoctoral Individual National Research Service Award for her work on immunotherapy.
By Tom Corwin
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