Kroc Center | The Augusta Chronicle

...The American Kidney Fund held Kidney Action Day at the Kroc Center on Saturday, which aimed to raise awareness of kidney disease. CNN anchor Soledad O'Brien spoke of the importance of recognizing diversity at Georgia Health Sciences University's Diversity...

Blueberries can't be beat

...also high in antioxidants, have anti-aging activity, promote healthy urinary tracts, improve vision and help fight heart disease. It seems blueberries are almost the perfect food. And they have only 60 calories per cup.For the first time ever, Georgia...

Use pesticides as last resort to guard your houseplants

...to Common-Sense Pest Control, by William and Helga Olkowski, and The Organic Gardener's Handbook of Natural Pest and Disease Control, edited by Fern Marshall Bradley, Barbara W. Ellis and Deborah Martin, detail ways to control many houseplant pests...

CDC sees promise, concern in Ebola fight

...Africa continues to concern officials from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, with progress in one country and increased...optimism about progress in Liberia against the threat of the disease escalating in urban, highly mobile people, which makes it...

Stress-salt therapy at Georgia Regents University might work for Meniere's disease

...hypertension.Having suffered from Meniere's disease, where excess fluid in the inner ear...because his brother-in-law also had the disease and he had never made the connection with...to see the stress connection with his disease."It's a known fact, if you have...

Georgia is ready for Ebola, commissioner says

...ready" and have received site visits from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fitzgerald said. Those treatment...funding will allow some hospitals to develop an infectious disease expertise "just like we now have specialties for trauma...

No further tuberculosis cases found as Westside testing concludes

As tuberculosis testing appraches conclusion at Westside High School no other case of the disease has been found.

Chiefs' Eric Berry diagnosed with Hodgkin's lymphoma

...Chiefs safety Eric Berry has been diagnosed with Hodgkin's disease and will begin chemotherapy for what doctors called a "very treatable and potentially curable" form of cancer.Hodgkin's disease is a form of lymphoma originating in white blood cells.Berry...

2 flu deaths near Savannah

...Glynn, Liberty, Long and McIntosh counties.The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends everyone six months and older...flu, it still is considered the best protection against the disease.Antiviral medications such as Tamiflu or Relenza are an important...

Robin Williams' suicide seizes the year on Google

...Bucket Challenge, an Internet video craze to raise awareness and money for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or Lou Gehrig's Disease.Other topics of worldwide intrigue on Google included the addictive smartphone game Flappy Bird, bearded drag queen Conchita...