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Health department officials say errors made in school meeting

...the high school who came in close, prolonged contact with the person showing symptoms would be tested Monday to see if the disease had spread.Whitaker stopped her presentation when an Augusta Chronicle photographer began to take pictures, refusing to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-04-17/health-department-officia
Tuberculosis tests planned at Hephzibah High

...after one student showed symptoms of the disease to a family physician.All students...symptoms of TB would be tested to see if the disease has spread. Even if they test negative...entire school population for TB because the disease is only spread through "prolonged contact...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-04-16/tuberculosis-tests-planne
Concert will help GRU Cancer Center, new music venture

...to my family," Lawrence said. "This is a worthy cause."Both her maternal and paternal grandmothers suffered from the disease, and it claimed the life of her mentor and friend, Luciano Pavarotti, who died from pancreatic cancer in 2007."He lived...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-04-16/concert-will-help-gru
Father brings efforts to save daughter Eliza to Masters

...syndrome, a rare and terminal degenerative disease. Her family, from Columbia, is on a...The trial, thought to be a cure for the disease, is scheduled for late 2014 but is not...said.Without treatment, many with the disease lose the ability to speak by age 6. Then...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-04-14/glenn-oneill-brings-efforts-s
Greenbrier High School | The Augusta Chronicle

...Oct. 21, 2011 Greenbrier High School 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. Sarah Kate Chambley...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/organizations/education/columbia-county-boar
Education | The Augusta Chronicle

...begin testing students at Hephzibah High School for tuberculosis exposure next week after one student showed symptoms of the disease to a family physician. DAHLONEGA, Ga. - Tuition is going up for Georgia students at all 31 state colleges and universities...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/organizations/education
Father brings efforts to save daughter to Masters

...syndrome, a rare and terminal degenerative disease. Her family, from Columbia, is on a...The trial, thought to be a cure for the disease, is scheduled for late 2014 but is not...Without treatment, many children with the disease lose the ability to speak by age 6. Then...

http://augusta.com/masters/story/news/father-brings-efforts-save-daughter-master
Disease killing Georgia's bats

ATHENS, Ga. - A killing disease that's devastating bat populations...Trina Morris found evidence of the disease on March 4 when they visited the Black...their gear. Since its arrival, the disease has killed 6 million or more bats as...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-03-28/disease-killing-georgias-bat
Virus killing million of pigs

...committed $1.7 million to research the disease.The U.S. is both a top producer and...producer and the state hardest hit by the disease. He trained workers to spot symptoms...Minnesota, North Carolina and Illinois. The disease also has spread to Canada and Mexico...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-04-08/virus-killing-million-pigs
Younger teen births decline but still affect lives

...giving birth, those 17 and younger still account for one in four teen births ? more than 86,000 in 2012, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Tuesday.Many were ages 15-17, who had yet to finish high school and faced tougher prospects...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-04-08/younger-teen-births-decline-