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All children of Abraham should work together

...and compassion.If humanity were to reflect on and understand the missions of such men, it would relieve itself from the diseases from which it suffers today.My dear People of Faith, Allah has made us brothers and sisters under the banner of Abraham...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2014-12-12/all-children-abraham-sho
Uninsured in South Carolina eligible for Healthy Connections Checkup screenings

...July 1, Soura said.Prescriptions could be available through Welvista, a nonprofit that provides free medicine for chronic diseases. The agency also is working with the state Hospital Association's Access Health network on linking people to providers offering...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-11-29/uninsured-south-carolina-eli
Practitioners fill a need

...Nurse practitioners are RNs who have received additional graduate-level education, including diagnosing and managing common diseases, ordering tests and prescribing medications. NPs emphasize the health and well-being of the whole person in their approach...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-11-09/practitioners-fill-need
Mystery illness hits 74 Emory students

...what he described as gastrointestinal illnesses.The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports Emory is working with infectious diseases experts and the DeKalb County Board of Health to determine the cause.Huey said health officials have inspected the dining...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-11-14/mystery-illness-hits-74-emor
Camellias need a little care but give a lot back with bountiful blooms

...survive in an area of the yard where water stands. Under these conditions, they are very susceptible to a number of root rot diseases, which can be avoided by providing a good root environment. When planting camellias, take care to plant shallow; deep planting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/home/gardening/2014-11-20/camellias-need-littl
Google unveils its spoon that steadies tremors

...contact lens that measures glucose levels in tears for diabetics and is researching how nanoparticles in blood might help detect diseases.Without the spoon, Vala said eating was really a challenge because her hands trembled so hard food fell off the utensils...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-25/google-unveils-its-spoon-s
Documents with emergency contact data riddled with errors

...operation, who is going to respond," Lucas said. "For instance, public health is responsible for assisting with infectious diseases and immunization."Lucas, a former disaster director for the Red Cross, was heavily involved in drafting the volunteer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-11-23/documents-emergency-cont
During Blackout Day, Academy of Richmond County students learn to live without technology

...our lessons plans," Christman said. "To see this stuff in person really gets their wheels turning. We can discuss the diseases they struggled with, the technology they could use back then, and the Industrial Revolution. It comes alive for them. History...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-11-07/during-blackout-day-acade
Prepare for outbreaks

...large-scale health and economic benefits from worldwide vaccination programs for smallpox, polio and other communicable diseases.So if our health-care professionals continue their humanitarian efforts in disease-ravaged parts of the world (and they...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-11-07/prepare-outbreaks
Augusta Mayor-elect Hardie Davis details proposal to expand office, budget

...the agency's budget by $251,063 ? would potentially increase the occurrence of teen pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases, a spokeswoman said. Other proposed 25 percent cuts include $83,118 from Project Access, which connects uninsured Augustans...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-11-05/augusta-mayor-elect-hard