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State reviews 'stop smoking' benefits

...deductible. Besides tobacco cessation, these include immunizations, as well as screenings for cholesterol, blood pressure, depression and HIV.Allen said the state office of Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens is working with the federal Centers for Medicare...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-03-12/state-reviews-stop-smoki
Fed inching toward interest rate increase, economy shows signs of weakness

...pieces of the economy remain troubled almost six years into the recovery from the worst financial catastrophe since the Great Depression."We're not in an economy that is fully firing on all cylinders," said Gregory Daco, an analyst at Oxford Economics...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-17/fed-inching-toward-interes
Augusta woman pleads guilty in arson case

...Snead of the public defender's office. "It was never her intention to hurt anybody," but herself, he said. In a deep depression and under the influence of gin and hydrocodone, Jones tried to take her own life.No one was hurt in the fire but deputies...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-02-26/augusta-woman-pleads-g
After lobbying push, drugmaker resubmits women's sex pill

...possible causes doctors must rule out before diagnosing the condition, including relationship problems, hormone disorders, depression and mood issues caused by other drugs like sleeping aids and pain medications.Sprout and other drugmakers frequently cite...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-17/after-lobbying-push-drugma
Waffle House helps FEMA gauge storms

...operations also monitors the weather during hurricane season. The company starts tracking storms when they're still a tropical depression, Warner said.Every employee also has a copy of the company's hurricane playbook, which has instructions on how to respond...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-02-15/waffle-house-helps-fema-gaug
FedEx shooter wrote of depression, 'sexual isolation'

...Atlanta before killing himself complained in a note about depression and lack of a sex life, according to documents released Friday...This was the result of my own issues: mental instability, depression, frustration, sexual isolation," the gunman wrote, according...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-05-09/fedex-shooter-wrote-depressio
Depression-era colony cashing in on Johnny Cash's fame

...friends have helped historians restore a significant part of the Historic Dyess Colony, a government collective built to pull Depression-era families out of poverty.The country music icon's boyhood home, along with the colony's former headquarters...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-08-18/depression-colony-cashing-johnny-ca
You Remembered: Harrisburg

...Here are some of your stories. I AM SO PROUD that I grew up in Harrisburg. I am 88, but my memories will never fade. Depression years were rough, 1932 and up, but we never went hungry. I went to Martha Lester School. Claussen's Bakery was nearby...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-01-25/way-we-were-harrisburg
Ex-Cowboy Tony Dorsett is battling his condition

...be like this" ? what he calls a frustrating battle with a condition caused by head trauma that can lead to dementia and depression.The former Heisman Trophy winner at Pittsburgh and Super Bowl champion with the Dallas Cowboys was diagnosed in 2013 as having...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-02-10/ex-cowboy-tony-dorsett-battli
Study: Many herbal supplements aren't what the label says

...ward off colds, were found to contain no echinacea at all. GNC-brand bottles of St. John's wort, touted as a cure for depression, held rice, garlic and a tropical houseplant, but not a trace of the herb.In fact, DNA testing on hundreds of bottles...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-02-03/study-many-herbal-supplement