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Greenbrier High School | The Augusta Chronicle

...her decision to attend Clemson on Tuesday. Diagnosed with cancer in 1999 at 3½ years old, Andrew Rogers has fought off the disease in his liver, lungs and head. Now 17, Andrew is cancer-free and spent this weekend in Baton Rouge. Don't Miss ...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/organizations/education/columbia-county-boar
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/urban-renewal/kroc-center
New GRU doctoral degree will be a boon for allied health professionals

...million highly trained, highly skilled individuals to provide services ? from the detection, evaluation and prevention of diseases, to rehabilitation services and systems management ? health care in this country would come to a virtual standstill.GRU's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2015-03-28/new-gru-doctoral
Science, industry economics, patients are boosting research on rare disease drugs - and hope

...with 7,000 rare diseases known to doctors...Americans has a rare disease. For most, there...medicines for rare diseases. More than 450 others...sickle-cell disease, the hormonal disorder...they invest in rare diseases. The returns can...year selling rare-disease treatments, not...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-25/science-industry-economics
Gov. Deal signs executive order requiring state agency readiness for medical marijuana law

...the use of cannabis oil for treatment of seizure disorders, cancer, Lou Gehrig's disease, multiple sclerosis, Crohn's disease, mitochondrial disease, Parkinson's and sickle cell anemia.The news conference's mood swung from gleeful...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-03-28/gov-deal-signs-executive-order-requ
Graphic ads from former smokers aim to help others quit

...each eye to treat her smoking-related disease, Marlene "would never have taken that...anti-smoking advertising campaign the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Thursday...cancer and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease."Your stories and your willingness...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-03-26/graphic-ads-former-smokers-a
Ga. Senate OKs compromise bill on medical marijuana

...for treatment of seizure disorders, sickle cell anemia, cancer, Crohn's disease, Lou Gehrig's disease (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis), mitochondrial disease, multiple sclerosis and Parkinson's disease. An amendment to add autism...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-03-24/ga-senate-oks-compromise-bill-medic
Deal to sign medical marijuana legislation into law

...leaving seizure disorders, sickle cell anemia, cancer, Crohn's disease, Lou Gehrig's disease (Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis), multiple sclerosis, mitocondrial disease and Parkinson's disease.When Deal signs the legislation, Georgia...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/politics/2015-03-25/deal-sign-medical-marijuana-leg
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Augustans rally for others to get marijuana oil treatment

...available for children with mitochondrial disease like hers. Zoe's sister, Ainsley, died of the fatal neurodegenerative disease at age seven. At least one Georgia...Senate over how many conditions or diseases the final legislation will cover and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-03-19/augustans-rally-others-g