Thousands in Georgia still not getting summer food

The summer meal program at the market every Tuesday is just the second one at a Farmer's Market in the state.
By Tom Corwin

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

3 Barnwell residents possibly exposed to rabid fox

The separate cases of possible exposure happened at two nearby residences just outside the city of Barnwell within a few hours of each other.
By Jonathan Vickery

Paine to announce big donation

The college has scheduled a 10 a.m. press conference Wednesday to announce a $1 million donation from the Christian Methodist Episcopal Church, one of two churches that founded and support the ...
By Tom Corwin

SC reports 1st sex transmitted Zika case

COLUMBIA - State health officials say the first case of sexually transmitted Zika virus has been reported in South Carolina.

Monday, June 27, 2016

Augusta cancer director taking part in 'moonshot'

The director of the Georgia Cancer Center at Augusta University is taking part in the Cancer Moonshot Summit this week, where he believes the center is well-positioned to be part of a surge of ...
By Tom Corwin

Sunday, June 26, 2016

Doctor part of effort to improve response to mass casualties

Dr. Gina Piazza is helping to lead a task force to suggest better ways for emergency departments to respond to events like the nightclub shooting in Orlando but says it still doesn't have the ...
By Tom Corwin

Friday, June 24, 2016

Students learn from summer camp at MCG

Before spending a week on the campus of Augusta University, Caitlin Vinson wanted to become a nurse who might then go on to medical school.
By Tom Corwin

Thursday, June 23, 2016

AU symposium looks at Alzheimer efforts

Augusta University will host a daylong symposium Saturday to help educate people about the disease and what work is being done to combat it in the Augusta region.
By Tom Corwin

Paine fate decided in August

According to the official decision posted Thursday, Paine was removed from membership because it failed to meet financial standards that it "has a sound financial base and financial stability to ...
By Tom Corwin

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Child poverty continues to plague Georgia

Georgia fell slightly in an annual ranking of how children and families fare as the state continues to be plagued by a high percentage of children in poverty and parents without a secure job.
By Tom Corwin

Friday, June 17, 2016

Researcher looks at diabetes in pregnancy

Dr. Jennifer Thompson has received a five-year, $1 million Pathway to Independence Award from the National Institutes of Health to look at gestational diabetes and its effect on offspring.
By Tom Corwin

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

AU tumor bank ready to share more nationally

As part of the National Cancer Moonshot and the President's Precision Medicine Initiative, the National Cancer Institute has launched Genomic Data Commons to "centralize, standardize and make ...
By Tom Corwin

Monday, June 13, 2016

GRU comes down, AU to go up

The program is starting with the Annex because it is the easiest building to access that has a large illuminated sign and would cause the least disruption for patients and employees, according to ...
By Tom Corwin

Friday, June 10, 2016

Be careful in high heat and humidity, experts say

Today marks the beginning for the first stretch of high heat and humidity in the Augusta area so approach outdoor activities with caution, experts said.
By Tom Corwin

Wednesday, June 8, 2016

Brain aneurysm couldn't prevent wedding

Even after a blood vessel burst in his fiancée's brain and she was rushed to the hospital, and even after emergency surgery, and even when he didn't know whether she would wake up and know who he ...
By Tom Corwin

Tuesday, June 7, 2016

Research seeks better drug for Parkinson's

Augusta University researchers are looking at a metabolite similar to established drugs that might have the protective effects on nerve cells without the significant side effects of the ...
By Tom Corwin

Monday, June 6, 2016

Special team honors VA dead

Silence is part of the reverence the Honors Escort team provides for those who die at the Augusta VA hospitals. Monday's training was part of efforts to make sure all of the protocols are followed ...
By Tom Corwin

Sunday, June 5, 2016

Searching for ways to shield kidneys from cancer drug

Water didn’t really play much of a role in Valerie Ferguson’s life until she became a cancer patient.
By Tom Corwin

Thursday, June 2, 2016

Survivor pushes walk for male cancers

The proceeds will benefit men with cancer being treated at Georgia Cancer Center at Augusta University to include help with treatment, lodging and transportation.
By Tom Corwin

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Researchers seek cause of high lung pressure

There are currently no therapeutics that address pulmonary arterial hypertension, and most patients don't last five years after diagnosis, the researchers said.
By Tom Corwin
 
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