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Marijuana-derived drug Epidiolex shows promise; drug could be tested at Georgia Regents University

A marijuana-derived drug that might be tested at Georgia Regents University showed success in patients with hard-to-treat seizures.
By Tom Corwin | Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Georgia Regents files certificate to build hospital

Georgia Regents Medical Center filed the required certificate of need to build a $195 million teaching hospital in Grovetown.
By Meg Mirshak | Thursday, June 12, 2014

New center part of addiction services

The Bluff Plantation property is now undergoing renovations to make sure it complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act and other healthcare regulations before the center can turn in its ...
By Tom Corwin | Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Azziz responds to investigation into GRU public safety officers

Georgia Regents University President Ricardo Azziz says he will not tolerate conduct by university employees that has the potential to harm others. 
By Travis Highfield | Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Driveway at GRMC to close

A portion of the driveway off 15th Street will be closed from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Thursday through Sunday.
Monday, June 2, 2014

Reports show GRU officer's weapons use

Only six of GRU’s 56 officers used force against suspects more than nine times. Officer Wesley Martin topped that list with 24 incidents. The list also included three supervisory officers.
By Sandy Hodson and Travis Highfield | Saturday, May 31, 2014

GRU testing cancer drug first

A clinical trial is beginning at the cancer center for a drug called NLG919 that is an inhibitor of the indoleamine 2.3-dioxygenase enzyme or IDO for short.
By Tom Corwin | Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Hospital unveils upgraded Children's emergency department

The newly renovated Emergency Department at the Children's Hospital of Georgia was dedicated Tuesday.
By Tom Corwin | Tuesday, May 20, 2014

GR Health files to build hospital

GR Health filed its letter of intent to seek the required Certificate of Need for a Columbia County hospital, which means it has 30 days to put in the actual application.
By Tom Corwin | Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Hefner steps down as CEO at medical center

David Hefner, the CEO of Georgia Regents Medical Center, is stepping down after three years to pursue other opportunities, the health system announced Tuesday afternoon.
By Tom Corwin | Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Hospital gets 'A' for safety

If Augusta's hospitals were in school, University Hospital would be at the top of the class in safety, according to one group's rankings.
By Tom Corwin | Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Huntington's families need fellowship

Michelle Teague lost her mother and two sisters from the fatal neurodegenerative disease, called Huntington's disease.
By Tom Corwin | Saturday, April 26, 2014

Last quarter very different for hospitals

With the boards of Augusta’s two largest hospitals meeting Thursday, University Hospital and Georgia Regents Health System revealed very different financial pictures for the first of this year.
By Tom Corwin | Thursday, April 24, 2014

Marijuana oil is hope for child's family

Oil derived from marijuana represents one thing for Valerie Weaver: hope that she might regain the son she lost to seizures.
By Tom Corwin | Saturday, March 29, 2014

Georgia Regents continues hospital push

The boards of Georgia Regents Health System and Georgia Regents Medical Center voted Friday to support management in its pursuit of a "health campus" in Columbia County. 
By Tom Corwin | Friday, March 21, 2014

Commission punts on hospital bid

In a meeting Tuesday night, the commission voted to approve all three Augusta hospitals to pursue the needed state permission to build the county's first hospital.
By Tom Corwin | Tuesday, March 18, 2014

County's hospital pick will be fought

The Columbia County Commission is poised to choose a partner to build the county's first hospital. The providers foresee a legal battle after Tuesday's decision. 
By Tom Corwin | Monday, March 17, 2014

Physician shares lupus experiences

Georgia Regents University doctor understands the rigors of her patient's lupus because she has it, too.
By Tom Corwin | Thursday, March 13, 2014

Plans for Columbia County hospital differ

One plan for a new hospital in Columbia County calls for 144 beds, while the other is expecting a 100-bed facility. Financial projections differ greatly, too.
By Tom Corwin | Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Defibrillator offers options for patients

Georgia Regents is the second hospital in Georgia to begin implanting a new kind of defibrillator that works better for active patients.
By Tom Corwin | Friday, March 7, 2014

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