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Tax protests, goats making news this week

...Kendrick, but he lost.It looked like Beard was ahead of her time when she helped an obese city employee get gastric bypass surgery in 2004. The state of South Carolina announced it would pay for 100 obese government workers to get stomach-shrinking...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2014-08-16/tax-protests-go
Rants & Raves

...that include $25,000 that went missing from a safe and the $50,000 that was given to an employee for stomach bypass surgery. Looking forward to you solving all this, Mr. Williams. RANT FOR THE Richmond County teacher who complained about...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-03-23/rants-raves
Ex-deputy fought to the end, family says

...die, but pulled through each time. Clots accumulated in every major blood vessel feeding his heart, and he had bypass surgery but eventually the clots returned. He went into heart failure and this year was placed on hospice. Just weeks ago...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2013-12-18/ex-deputy-fought-end-family-
Technologies decrease rate of animal testing; locals still upset with GRU

...polio, hepatitis and measles are just a few. The development of organ transplantation, chemotherapy and coronary bypass surgery were also made with animals.Researchers are also testing on animals to develop treatment for AIDS, Alzheimer's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-11-30/technologies-decrease-rate-an
Dependence on government is crippling American initiative

...they got expensive illnesses. Under this new environment, people can wait until they get colon cancer or need heart bypass surgery, and then buy the insurance they need. They need only to sign up during an enrollment period. What if the automobile...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2013-10-12/dependence-gover
Rants & Raves

...from 629 pounds to 243 pounds. What's amazing is that she was able to achieve the reduction without having gastric bypass surgery. Kathleen, you are such an inspiration to others. KUDOS TO ALL those who braved the rain to protest against Georgia...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-12-21/rants-raves
Aiken woman's 386-pound weight loss inspires others

...How could I have done this?"How did this happen?"After a liver issue prevented her from getting gastric bypass surgery, she began a six-year journey of exercise, eating healthy and joining the weight loss group Take Off Pounds Sensibly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2013-12-07/aiken-womans-386-pound-weigh
Memorial tournament honors Charles Hartline

...into life, where Hartline battled myriad health problems for years, from Hodgkin's disease in 1969, to triple bypass surgery in 2001 to heart valve replacement surgery in 2008. He died from complications as a result of his heart surgery...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/david-westin/2012-09-25/memorial-tournament-
Surgery is an option to achieve weight loss

...popular treatment is gastric bypass surgery. In the surgery, doctors reduce...demonstrating that laparoscopic gastric bypass surgery has better outcomes. Dr. John...examined more than 160,000 gastric bypass surgeries in a large national database...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2012-09-27/surgery-option-achieve-weigh
'Original Bronco' receives a boost while battling diseases

...feels pretty good, even with all his health concerns.In November, he had a heart attack that led to quadruple bypass surgery.That was on top of this: Nearly a year ago he went in for an exam and there, all over the X-ray, was the return...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2012-12-21/original-bronco-receives-boos