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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-
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
Across South Carolina

...keep focusing on ways to bring the mortality rate down, such as promoting the use of folic acid to reduce congenital birth defects.Clemson president has heart surgeryCLEMSON, S.C. - Clem son University President Jim Barker is recovering from...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-01-18/across-south-carolina
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
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
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
Easter Seals has yearlong mission

...car accident or illness that prevents them from returning to what they once did. Some are adults who were born with a birth defect or learning disability. We have a lot of people who have mental-health issues. We help anyone who has a barrier...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/richmond-neighbors/2012-07-10/easter-seals-has
UGA testing hair for toxins

...their kiddos ... But mostly, we had middle-aged women who were concerned about the possibilities of infertility or birth defects and wanted to find out what their levels were."The Sierra Club's testing blitz is aimed at raising awareness of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2011-04-21/uga-testing-hair-toxins
Latest News | Health
Stop perpetuating animal cruelty

...In the 1700s and 1800s, people who were not considered "normal" were used as sideshow attractions. People with birth defects were used and made fun of simply for being different. Now, that's considered inhumane. Change came about because someone...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2011-09-18/stop-perpetuating-animal
Prenatal health fair scheduled Saturday

...Cradle Care will be held in conjunction with National Birth Defects Month from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday.The event...Center, 1833 Broad St., for information on pregnancy, birth defects and infant care.One in eight babies is born prematurely...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2012-01-16/prenatal-health-fair-schedul