University Health Care System is set to break ground Wednesday on the hospital's new McDuffie County campus.
Augusta Ready Mix painted one of its trucks hot pink and put a local man's picture on the side to draw awareness to breast cancer.
Sarah Newman, 88, who was a poor candidate for surgery, got a valve-replacement procedure this week at University Hospital that is less invasive, might get her home quicker, and will improve her ...
Martha DeMore is the first at her doctor's practice to get Kadcyla, which combines the antibody-targeted treatment Herceptin with an additional drug toxic to breast cancer cells.
Richmond County went from 104th overall in 2011 to 135th this year in the annual report by the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
A woman is back on a patient assistance program to pay for an expensive drug, and her fight has led the company to rethink its policies.
Switching out light bulbs could help University Hospital save more than $400,000 a year on its electric bill and be more environmentally friendly, an official said Thursday.
A study in the Journal of the American Medical Association published Wednesday looked at cancer incidence data from 1976 through 2009 and found a trend toward increasing advanced breast cancer in ...
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.
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.
Doctors Hospital will appeal the state's decision to deny permission to build a free-standing emergency room in Columbia County.
An elderly man accused of killing his wife's nephew in her University Hospital room entered a not guilty plea to murder charges Friday.
Researchers at the University of Alabama Birmingham found that those with the greatest adherence to a "Southern" diet had a 41 percent increased risk of stroke. Those that had a "plant-based" diet ...
The American Cancer Society reported that cancer death rates are declining for blacks as cancer death rates overall are going down, but they still fare worse than whites for most cancers at every ...
Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal's proposed budget includes a line item under Medicaid that would end coverage for elective births before 39 weeks of pregnancy, or what is considered full-term.
The American Heart Association has designated Friday as National Wear Red Day to help promote awareness of heart disease in women, which is the No. 1 killer of women.
Doctors Hospital will likely appeal the state's decision to deny permission to build a free-standing emergency room in Columbia County.
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 ...
While flu is widespread in almost every state, it is down in Augusta from peaks in November and December, local physicians said.
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 ...