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Ga. below average in heavy drinking

...alcohol consumption and its impact on chronic diseases and birth defects, as well as DUIs.Chatham County (the Savannah area...laundry list of health-associated problems includes birth defects, pre-term birth, heart disease, cancer, and related...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-05-18/ga-below-average-heavy-drink
Athletes prepare for wheelchair tennis tournament

...seeing this tourney."For younger players such as Cole, who lost his legs at age 11 because of complications from a birth defect , the tournament is an opportunity to make new friends and embrace what he loves about tennis."I want to keep playing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-04/athletes-prepare-wheelchair-t
Sad Puppies crying about latest trends in science fiction

...the left. They note that best-editor nominee Vox Day (a pseudonym for Theodore Beale) has called being gay a "birth defect" and said that marital rape is impossible because "marriage grants consent on an ongoing basis." On his blog (https...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2015-04-25/sad-puppies-crying-about-latest-tre
Sales of lip balms are sealed with a kiss

...lip balms Nov. 1 as a way to help children in Peru, India and Burkina Faso receive surgery on cleft lips and palate birth defects, using small-scale farmers for certain sustainable ingredients she sources in those countries.About 5 percent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/life-style/2014-10-23/sales-lip-balms-are-seal
Blood donors needed in Augusta

...compromised health conditions, such as newborn babies or pregnant women. In these cases, the CMV virus could cause birth defects.Doctors request CMV Negative blood for transfusions for newborns or other specific patients where the presence of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-10-30/blood-donors-needed-augusta
Family member upset indicted coroner buried grandchild in pauper cemetery

...property and money.He spent the last five years of his life in a Hephzibah group home undergoing physical therapy for a birth defect that prevented oxygen-rich blood from reaching his brain, said Jack Long, the Augusta attorney appointed to administer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-03-31/family-member-upset-indicted-
Around the block

...money raised will be given to the family of Kylee O'Shields, a 2-year-old who was born with a rare congenital birth defect.Volunteers are needed to perform a variety of tasks at both locations. For more information, call Robyn Kelly at...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/richmond-neighbors/2013-07-31/around-block
Lack of hands is no handicap for Hephzibah native Eric Turner

...University, said limb defects are the most common type of birth defects. They result from genetic predispositions or a random...undergo from embryo to birth."When you deal with birth defects like we do, you're amazed about how anyone can turn...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-08-24/lack-hands-no-handicap-hephzi
Pregnant breast cancer patient faces chemo

...growth rate, so the babies tend to be a little bit smaller, but they haven't really seen any major long-term birth defects or anything if the chemo is not given in the first 14 weeks or so of the pregnancy," Keaton said. "You're already...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/we-think-pink/2013-10-06/pregnant-breast-cance
Bond reduced for Hephzibah mother facing murder charge in son's death

...victim of long-term, systematic medical neglect and died of severe malnutrition, Myers said.Adams was born with birth defects that required repeated hospitalization for 21 years, defense attorney Greg Leopard told the judge. Mercer refused...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2013-12-18/bond-reduced-hephzibah