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Friday, April 23, 2010

University has send-off for CEO

As University Hospital's board was saying goodbye to one longtime executive Thursday, it was also getting a glimpse of its future.
By Tom Corwin

Tuesday, April 20, 2010

MCG rat research suggests why taste fades

Results of a study at the Medical College of Georgia could help lead to an explanation of why taste seems to fade with age even when everything appears to be normal.
By Tom Corwin

Saturday, April 17, 2010

Study of PTSD will use motion sensors

A Fort Gordon study will determine whether motion sensors can help chart recovery.
By Tom Corwin

Friday, April 16, 2010

Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Transitional Living Center keeps treatment in neighborhood

James Colson is glad he can still get services at nearby Walton West Transitional Living Center, where he receives help for his traumatic brain injury.
By Tom Corwin

Tuesday, April 13, 2010

Cooking can save money, calories

Millions of Americans are eating out less often and cooking at home, something Augusta nutritionists say is a good thing.
By Tom Corwin

Monday, April 12, 2010

$15,000 grant helps burn center

The Southeastern Firefighters' Burn Foundation is one Augusta agency that benefits from grants from the Community Foundation of the CSRA.
By Tom Corwin

Saturday, April 10, 2010

New youth obesity issues found

A study presented Friday finds overweight Augusta children already have stiffer central arteries than normal weight or fitter schoolmates.
By Tom Corwin

Friday, March 26, 2010

University Hospital CEO to retire

J. Larry Read stood Thursday before the University Hospital board to announce he was retiring as president/CEO of University Health Care System.
By Tom Corwin

Thursday, March 25, 2010

University Hospital's Read retires

 J. Larry Read said today he is retiring as president/CEO of University Health Care System.
By Tom Corwin

Wednesday, March 24, 2010

New flu cases revive concern

A small flurry of flu cases in Augusta and the continued increased activity in Georgia and the Southeast has some calling for more vaccination.
By Tom Corwin

Some say patients can't wait 4 years

Local residents with health issues see benefits and drawbacks to new health care legislation.
By Tom Corwin

Friday, March 19, 2010

Gene therapy works against blindness

Dr. Paul A. Sieving, who also does research on the genetics of eye diseases, spoke at the second annual retreat of the Vision Discovery Institute of the Medical College of Georgia.
By Tom Corwin

MCG students open residency letters

Medical College of Georgia seniors were called up one by one to get letters telling them where they will spend the next three to seven years in residency training.
By Tom Corwin

Thursday, March 18, 2010

MCG assistant charged in theft

A Medical College of Georgia employee was arrested Thursday and charged with taking gift cards intended for families involved in a research study, the school announced.
By Tom Corwin

MCG employee charged in thefts

A Medical College of Georgia employee was arrested today and charged with taking gift cards intended for families involved in a research study, the school announced.
By Tom Corwin

Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Brain injured hope to escape service limits

Some brain injury advocates are supporting a health care measure that bans denying coverage for pre-existing conditions and discrimination on the basis of health status.
By Tom Corwin

Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Reduced cuts save MCG programs

Medical College of Georgia has decided against eliminating any academic programs, Provost Barry D. Goldstein said Tuesday.
By Tom Corwin

MCG won't eliminate programs

Despite the threats of a shrinking state budget, MCG won't be eliminating any academic programs, the provost announced today.  
By Tom Corwin

Sunday, March 14, 2010

Athens MCG campus on track

While medical schools across the U.S. are stalling or reversing enrollment growth, the School of Medicine campus is on track to open in August.
By Tom Corwin
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