Mary Vallotton

...Converse College in 1966 with a degree in English. While at Converse, she was a Converse Scholar, Who's Who in American College and Universities, and Student Body President. She most enjoyed studying abroad at the University of Edinburgh...

State's support for emergency care lacking

...on America's Emergency Care Environment by the American College of Emergency Physicians.Georgia has some of the...Physicians, and on the Board of Directors of the American College of Emergency Physicians.)

US edges Russia in shootout in men's hockey

...echoes of a U.S.-Russia rivalry best known for the "Miracle on Ice" at Lake Placid in 1980, when a team of American college students stunned the Soviet Olympic team.The sociopolitical impact of that game is long gone, and the nations...

American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists redefines full-term pregnancy

...defined as one born anytime from 37 weeks to 42 weeks, a few weeks before or after the calculated due date.Now the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists is refining the definition of a term pregnancy to make clear that even at the...

The cost of free speech

American college students in the 1960s challenged their institutions to stretch their tolerance for free speech.Today, those institutions ? populated...

What do med students learn in the ER? Valuable lessons indeed

...he said.In 2010, Medicaid patients made up the majority of ER visits in Georgia, according to state data. The American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) said it expects ER visits to increase nationwide as the Affordable Care Act triggers...

Simple tips can help allergy sufferers keep gardening

...Vermont.? Wear a mask. Simple paper masks leak, said Dr. Richard Weber, an allergist and president of the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology. For more sensitive allergy sufferers, he said, "it makes more sense to get...

Biz bits

...of Georgia. CATHERINE ROLANDAward/honor: Received a 2013 excellence in professional leadership award from the American College Counseling Association.Details: She is the chairwoman of Georgia Regents University's Department of Counselor...

Groomers turn dogs into art canvases

...Dr. Bonnie Beaver, a professor at Texas A&M University's College of Veterinary Medicine and director of the American College of Veterinary Behaviorists.Her colleague, Dr. Mark Stickney, a clinical associate professor at Texas A&M...

Snuff already

...hazardous habit that is inherently dangerous to people's health.According to a spring survey conducted by the American College Health Association, not even 14 percent of students reported smoking cigarettes in the previous 30 days. That means...