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Harrison Scholars grateful for support at Medical College of Georgia

...was already in graduate school at MCG when she went through some clinical rotations and saw children suffering from birth defects and other maladies.She said it was a revelation "that I could do more to help them, that I wanted to do more...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-08-07/harrison-scholars-grateful-s
Canine from Florida named World's Ugliest Dog

PETALUMA, Calif. - A 10-year-old mutt named Quasi Modo, whose spinal birth defects left her a bit hunchbacked, is the winner of this year's World's Ugliest Dog contest.The pit bull-Dutch shepherd mix and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-27/canine-florida-named-worlds-
Despite GRU aid, Warm Springs Institute has financial challenges, losses

...concentrating on vocational rehabilitation.As the incidence of polio declined, the facility shifted to w physical and mental birth defects. The hospital also provides therapy to stroke patients, other illnesses and accident victims. But the 52-bed hospital...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-07-10/despite-gru-aid-warm-spr
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
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
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-
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