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Resolution, tips can help weight loss

Many people will begin today vowing to lose weight in this new year. And that can be a good thing, said Patricia Ward, a clinical dietitian with Doctors Hospital.
By Tom Corwin | Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013

Trinity, Doctors repeat on quality list

The Joint Commission released its Top Performer hospitals list and Trinity and Doctors were among the 1,099 out of 3,300 hospitals surveyed that reached 95 percent or above on key quality measures.
By Tom Corwin | Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013

Rowers give fitness clues

Augusta area rowers taking part in a study at Doctors Hospital, in conjunction with the Mayo Clinic, to look at the relationship between exercise, oxygen consumption, fitness and efficiency.
By Tom Corwin | Monday, Oct. 14, 2013

New tech improves lung biopsy

New technology creates a 3-D image of lungs to help guide doctors in biopsies.
By Tom Corwin | Friday, Aug 23, 2013

Lung CT might help find cancer in at-risk patients

Longtime smokers like her might find it easier in the future to get the lung CT screening after the U.S. Preventive Service Task Force issued a draft recommendation that it found "adequate ...
Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Burn center sees 3 with fireworks injuries

Independence Day celebrations were cut short for three people when they were admitted to Doctors Hospital with burns Thursday.
By Bianca Cain Johnson | Friday, July 5, 2013

Thunderstorms, high humidity ahead

Afternoon thunderstorms are likely for the next week, and with highs in the 90s doctors say the heat and high humidity should be approached with caution because people might not be used to it.
Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Ex-NBA, former MMA stars discuss spinal surgery

In February 2008, Bill Walton's back pain reached the point of ruining his life. A career filled with operations took its toll and pulled him from the broadcast booth. "I no longer could move," he ...
By David Lee | Thursday, June 13, 2013

Doctors tops charges but more pay comes to GRMC

Doctors Hospital generally had the highest charges among Augusta hospitals for common procedures, including the highest charge for a procedure in Georgia.
By Tom Corwin and Sandy Hodson | Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Hospitals drop appeals of emergency department ruling

Doctors and Univer­sity hospitals are dropping an appeal of the state's denial for permission to build a free-standing emergency department in Columbia Coun­ty.
Thursday, April 18, 2013

Evans ER appeal months away

University and Doctors hospitals will appeal the state ruling denying them permission to build free-standing emergency departments, but a hearing is likely months away.
Monday, Feb. 25, 2013

Doctors Hospital works to limit early arrivals

When it comes to allowing mothers to choose to deliver early, there is a wide variation among Augusta hospitals, a national health care consulting group reported Thursday.
Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013

Doctors to appeal ER decision

Doctors Hospital will appeal the state's decision to deny permission to build a free-standing emergency room in Columbia County.
Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013

Mothers donate placenta to help others

Doctors Hospital hopes donated placenta will aid in hard to heal wounds.
Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013

Eating packs a punch during Super Bowl

The average person will consume about 1,200 calories and more than 50 grams of fat just from snacking on Super Bowl Sunday, which doesn't count meals, say Augusta dietitians.
Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013

Doctors Hospital likely to appeal ER ruling

Doctors Hospital will likely appeal the state's decision to deny permission to build a free-standing emergency room in Columbia County.
Monday, Jan. 28, 2013

No ER for Evans, state rules

Columbia County officials had been hoping at least one proposal would go through for the state's largest county without an ER and are disappointed with the result, said county commission Chairman ...
Friday, Jan. 25, 2013

Flu down locally, but raging nationally

While flu is widespread in almost every state, it is down in Augusta from peaks in November and December, local physicians said.
Friday, Jan. 11, 2013

Hospitals vie to create ER in Evans

Doctors Hospital is proposing a $9.8 million, 12-bed facility with a room to handle trauma on North Belair Road across from Marshall Square; University Hospital is putting forth a $9.67 million ...
Monday, Jan. 7, 2013

Fireworks send 4 to burn center

Fireworks-related injuries sent four people to Doctors Hospital in Augusta on New Year's Day.
By Rob Pavey | Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013

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