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Feds reduce to Ga. hospitals' funding over harm to patients

...judged as having the highest rates of "hospital-acquired conditions." These can include infections from catheters, blood clots, bed sores and other complications that are considered avoidable, Kaiser Health News reported.Dr. Eric Schneider...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-12-23/feds-reduce-ga-hospitals
Matt Beleskey lifts Ducks to victory

...Bennett and Chris Kunitz.Veteran winger Pascal Dupuis is out for at least the rest of the regular season because of blood clots in his lungs.Samuelsson, the 23-year-old son of longtime NHL defenseman Ulf Samuelsson, played in five games...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/hockey/2014-12-05/matt-beleskey-lifts-ducks-
Philadelphia Flyers to finally honor Eric Lindros

...decade. PENGUINS: Pascal Dupuis was diagnosed with a blood clot in his lung, the team announced Wednesday.He will...undergo treatment with blood thinners."Pascal had a blood clot in his leg that traveled to his lung," Dr. Dharmesh...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/hockey/2014-11-19/flyers-finally-honor-eric-
Overtime

...NHLFlyers veteran listed as stableFlyers defenseman Kim mo Timonen was in stable condition in a Finland hospital after blood clots were found in both of his lungs and his right calf, general manager Ron Hextall said.Hextall said the team believes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-08-05/overtime
NASCAR driver Brian Vickers is feeling fine this season

...the number holds a special significance. It means the blood clots that have cost him major chunks of his career since 2010...future clots from moving through his body to his brain.A blood clot in his right calf found in October sidelined Vickers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-07-12/nascar-driver-brian-vicker
Friend says man admitted to suffocating, strangling and sexually assaulting pregnant wife

...was crying by the end of the conversation."Schaefer testified that Aguigui at first told him his wife died from a blood clot. About a month later, after they had been up all night using cocaine, they got into an argument. Schaefer said he asked...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-03-24/friend-says-man-admitt
Yoga instructor's mat helps beginners learn poses

...was an athlete, a skier and soccer player who, two years ago, found herself hospitalized with a right lung full of blood clots, the lower lobe completely collapsed. When she was strong enough to start exercising again, she found even the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-03-20/yoga-instructors-mat-helps-beginner
Fatal buttocks injection trial to begin

...Prosecutors say Gordon paid Stewart $200 for a referral to the suspected injector. Authorities say Gordon died from blood clots in her lungs days after being injected with a silicone-type substance. Stewart has pleaded not guilty. Her lawyers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-01-27/fatal-buttocks-injection-tri
New blood thinners can help patients with abnormal heart rhythms

...not pump blood appropriately, causing blood flow in the heart to slow down. Slow blood flow in the heart can form blood clots, which can travel to the brain and cause strokes. Strokes can be debilitating, limiting one's ability to talk...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-03-12/new-blood-thinners-can-help-
Michael Schumacher makes slow progress

...in France on Dec. 29 and hit the right side of his head on a rock, cracking his helmet. Doctors operated to remove blood clots from his brain, but some were left because they were too deeply embedded.Schumacher's condition stabilized after...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-04-04/michael-schumacher-makes-slow-pro