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Accountability demands grow as more VA patients complain of bad care

...a medical term known more commonly as a tumor, according to a VA consultation sheet.Johnson said his mother had colon cancer and, after surgery, lived five years.Johnson was originally scheduled to have a colonoscopy on Aug. 17, but because...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-03-12/accountability-demands-grow-
Researchers say niacin could prevent colon cancer

...him from colon inflammation and colon cancer."That's great news to hear...prone to colon inflammation and colon cancer, he said.This was the first...important in the development of colon cancer, Singh said."We know that it...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-01-15/researchers-say-niacin-could
Health and safety

...certain diseases and other causes of death. High on that list are silent killers such as cardiovascular disease and colon cancer. But those can be fought successfully by adhering to healthful habits.Law enforcement's struggle with better health...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2013-12-04/health-and-safety
A year later, Aiken County hit-and-run death still unsolved

...staying when he was hit.It was already a rough time for the family. Pettit's 20-year-old daughter had died of colon cancer the day before.Police told Moore that Pettit might have been lying on the road for nearly an hour before another vehicle...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2013-11-08/year-later-aiken-count
Breast cancer survivor sought help from higher power after discovering disease

...learned she has the BRCA2 gene. In 2008, she had her remaining breast removed and three months later learned she had colon cancer.Also in 2008, she had a gall bladder removed, and her mother died."I was glad to see the end of '08," she said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/we-think-pink/2013-10-24/breast-cancer-survivo
Dependence on government is crippling American initiative

...financial disaster in case 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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2013-10-12/dependence-gover
Screening for cancer is essential

...fatal cancers that can be tested for and caught early.Colon cancer and prostate cancer testing might be uncomfortable ? even...factors (heredity, age and obesity are a few).For colon cancer, you can have a colonoscopy.For prostate cancer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/life-style/2013-10-09/screening-cancer-essenti
As a people and a church, we must die to ourselves

...thread.At the age of 50 I was a workaholic with 30 years of service in the United Methodist Church, diagnosed with colon cancer and with a loving spouse who had suffered with me as long as she could bear it. After my divorce, and through therapy...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2013-09-06/people-and-church-we-mus
Haley vetoes nearly $100 million in SC state budget

...designed to combat various disorders like HIV prevention, colon cancer prevention and the organ donor registry. Haley said...heartstrings."How do we decide to distribute funds to fight colon cancer but not breast cancer? How do we choose these ailments...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-06-25/haley-vetoes-nearly-100-milli
South Carolina Senate overrides 46 of Haley's vetoes

...R-Gaffney.The Senate restored about $2 million to help people suffering from disorders ranging from HIV to hemophilia to colon cancer. In the governor's veto message, she said choosing charities should be a personal decision, not the government's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-06-27/south-carolina-senate-overrid