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Navy chief petty officer charged in child's February death

...Hephzibah five days earlier.Medical staffers told police the child had possibly been asphyxiated, resulting in brain swelling. She also had several broken ribs and two hemorrhages on the brain, which were determined to be old injuries.The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2013-12-12/navy-petty-officer-cha
New trial sought in Columbia County toddler death

...evidence Teaira had old, healing head injuries. Hawk said Teaira's head-banging during a tantrum led to a seizure, brain swelling and her death.Assistant District Attorney Joshua Smith said Hawk was able to present information about the child's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-01-06/new-trial-sought-colum
GRU Resident of the Year overcame a lot

...University. Told his daughter wouldn't survive dangerous brain swelling, he saw her through a long illness and now vows to...encephalitis, which can cause seizures and dangerous brain swelling."When she went into the hospital, her brain was...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2013-06-11/gru-resident-year-overcame-l
Martinez baby sitter convicted of involuntary manslaughter in toddler's death

...head injuries. Tripp's attorney, Victor Hawk, said Teaira's head-banging during a tantrum led to a seizure, brain swelling and her death.Two forensic pathologists, one testifying for the state and the other for the defense, agreed a head...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2012-09-07/martinez-baby-sitter-c
Augusta man shot in face seeks $20 million in lawsuit

...shot in the face, has undergone numerous reconstructive surgeries on his jaw and portions of his skull to relieve brain swelling. His injuries have left him with partial paralysis and medical expenses exceeding $400,000, according to the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2012-10-04/augusta-man-shot-face-
Experimental drug may help slow mental decline in mild Alzheimer's

...of people on the drug had some chest pain from reduced blood flow to the heart. There were few cases of worrisome brain swelling and small bleeding in the brain, an effect that caused concern with another experimental Alzheimer's drug, bapineuzumab...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2012-10-08/experimental-drug-may-help-slow-men
Richmond schools chief has surgery

Richmond County schools Superintendent Frank Roberson is recovering after undergoing emergency surgery to relieve brain swelling and pressure, his family said Thursday night.Roberson had surgery at 7:15 p.m. Thursday at Medical College...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2011-02-24/schools-chief-has-surgery
Education | Metro
Whitson to be named acting schools chief

...Roberson, 55, underwent emergency surgery at Medical College of Georgia Hospital on Thursday evening to relieve brain swelling and pressure, his family said in a statement released Thursday night by the school system. He was admitted to the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2011-02-25/whitson-be-named-acting-s
Education | Metro | Richmond County Board of Education | Education
Whitson is named as interim superintendent

...Howard said.Roberson, 55, underwent emergency surgery at Medical College of Georgia Hospital on Thursday to relieve brain swelling and pressure, his family said in a statement last week.Doctors determined that Roberson's cerebral region had...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2011-03-01/whitson-named-interim-sup
Education | Metro
Special helmet to aid pitchers

...School. He got hit by a line drive traveling at 130 mph.Doctors removed a part of Sandberg's skull to relieve brain swelling. He slowly recovered in a San Francisco rehabilitation facility after initially being placed in a medically induced...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2011-03-07/special-helmet-aid-pitchers
Baseball | Sports