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Doctor says elderly Augusta homicide suspect too ill to stand trial in slaying at Unversity Hospital

...Gorrell's condition.In an affidavit by Dr. Michael Bernardo, the doctor reported Gorrell is suffering from severe congestive heart failure and other ailments. Gorrell is confined to a wheelchair and is dependent on oxygen, Bernardo wrote.In his...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-09-30/doctor-says-elderly-au
Judge requests more health info before ruling on elderly murder suspect

...care. She died in December 2012.Bernardo said Gorrell suffers from at least 19 ailments, including COPD, congestive heart failure and coronary artery disease. He is confined to a wheelchair, dependent on oxygen and is unable to sit up for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-10-26/judge-requests-more-he
Medicaid managed care provding more specialists, more success

...hospitals could also serve as "telemonitoring" sites, tracking patients with chronic diseases, like asthma or congestive heart failure, on behalf of other providers, Alexander said.Providing better primary care through more coordinated and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-03-31/medicaid-managed-care-provdi
Augusta VA walks to combat veteran homelessness as problem grows in city

...high-than-average obesity rate, each of which are among the most common issues in our area for veterans with diabetes, congestive heart failure, and hypertension," said Loflin, the hospital's clinical nutrition manager and co-chair of the employee...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-05-20/augusta-va-walks-combat-vete
Pete Brown, first black golfer to win PGA Tour event, dies

...Williams-San Diego Open.The golfer had suffered a series of strokes in recent years and also suffered from congestive heart failure."Pete had a lot of medical challenges," Harriet said. "He was a strong man, he was a fighter. He beat...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-05-01/pete-brown-first-black-golfe
Elderly man charged with murder dies

...about 3 a.m. today at University Hospital, Coroner Mark Bowen said.Obryant, who suffered from dementia and congestive heart failure, was charged with murder after police responded to his Leland Drive home on March 14 and found his caretaker...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-04-14/elderly-man-charged-mu
Bond denied for ailing slaying suspect

Bond was denied Wednes day for an 86-year-old homicide suspect diagnosed with dementia and congestive heart failure.John D. Obryant is charged with murder and possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime in the fatal March 14 shooting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-04-01/bond-denied-ailing-sla
Our dog Patches left our house empty of everything but love

...on the wall and the heater running on a cold day.Our dogs were 11½ years old. As Princess declined from congestive heart failure, Patches developed a tumor in her mouth that broke her jaw in three places and loosened several teeth.The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-02-08/our-dog-patches-left-our-hous
At the loss of Princess, Patches is mourning for her longtime canine friend

...11-year-old had not stopped her constant, croupy coughing, the result ? various veterinarians said ? of congestive heart failure that had not responded to pills, capsules and cough syrup.And so, on the Saturday morning after Christmas...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-01-11/loss-princess-patches-mournin
Thousands sign up for Obamacare but more expected

...health insurance, it was more about making sure her sister, who suffers from multiple health problems like congestive heart failure and kidney failure, had coverage until she qualifies for Medicare through the Social Security disability process...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-02-03/thousands-sign-obamacare-mor