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Gene Norris: Life is the hardest, and most rewarding, classroom

...learned from the classrooms of life.? The Classroom of Medical Problems, which includes illnesses, operations, chronic pain and suffering: Here is a class thrust upon us, ready or not. Most of us would not choose to take a formal class dealing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2014-08-01/gene-norris-life-hardest
Charlotte Hathaway

...Charlotte Smith Hathaway, 67, went to be with the Lord Tuesday, June 24, 2014 following a long struggle with chronic pain. She was born August 18, 1946 in Carrolton, Georgia, to the late Theodore and Louise Smith. Graduating from Butler...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000171511647
Medical marijuana used in Augusta, activist says

...health benefits."A lot of people in many families are sick, disabled," he said. "From cancers to nerve pain, chronic pain, (multiple sclerosis). I found all of these chemicals (in cannabis) have an interaction with those kinds of diseases...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-04-19/medical-marijuana-used-augus
SC woman gets 20 years in breast feeding overdose

...said. "She caused the loss of that child."That is an unfair characterization of a woman who remains racked with chronic pain from a 1998 wreck where she fractured her skull and pelvis, Wise said."She needed those meds to get up in the morning...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-04-04/sc-woman-gets-20-years-breast
SC Democratic June ballot to ask about marijuana

...allow to use marijuana include those suffering from cancer, glaucoma, HIV, AIDS, multiple sclerosis, epilepsy and chronic pain."I don't know how we can continue to deprive families of what many consider miracle medicine," said Rutherford...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-04-09/sc-democratic-june-ballot-ask
Head injuries, PTSD often alike in military, experts say

...symptoms? We need to really understand that."It can further be complicated by pain and many patients also suffer from chronic pain."Pain is a big deal," Perry said. "Because we know if you're going through some type of psychological problem...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2013-11-12/head-injuries-ptsd-often-ali
Miami beats Chicago to take 2-1 lead in series

...issues, then attempted a comeback with Minnesota this season after going through a procedure that gave him hope that the chronic pain in his knees would be reduced.But after a promising training camp, Roy's knee issues returned early in the regular...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2013-05-10/miami-beats-chicago-take-2-1-
Pain support can help with coping

...took a lot of faith."The two women are part of the Chronic Pain Support Group that meets twice a month at Augusta Pain...can't think of your words," Posey said.Over time, chronic pain can alter a patient's sense of identity, particularly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2013-09-08/pain-support-can-help-coping
Wounded Aiken veteran finds peace in bike ride

...Smith became a candidate for a spinal cord stimulator, an implantable device that uses electrical signals to control chronic pain. The clearance came after seven years of being sent around the country.Now, he has a renewed sense of faith and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-09-04/aiken-veteran-finds-peace-bik
Georgia lawmakers OK crackdown on so-called pill mills

...clinic is defined in the bill as a medical enterprise where at least half of the patient population is being treated for chronic pain. Affected businesses would have to get a state license beginning in July. Licenses would have to be renewed every...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-03-21/georgia-lawmakers-ok-crackdow