Greenbrier High School | The Augusta Chronicle

...students at 16 different schools next year. 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

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...

New federal rules on produce safety aim to prevent major outbreaks of foodborne illnesses

...been largely reactive after large outbreaks. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimate that 48 million people ? or 1...the United States ? are sickened each year from foodborne diseases, and an estimated 3,000 people die.The Obama administration...

Charlie Sheen says he is HIV-positive, has been blackmailed

...co-host Matt Lauer if he had transmitted the disease to others, Sheen declared, "Impossible...specific intent of exposing them to the disease.Sheen could potentially be sued in civil...substance abuse and depression from the disease more than what the HIV virus could do...

Augusta Alzheimer's effort raises $85,000

...Association. I think every person who shares this experience can take pride in knowing that they are working to stomp out this disease.""I Hate Alzheimer's - End it Already!" was the top fundraising team, raising more than $6,000.Slideshow: Walk...

Schools look at geography lessons as skills lag

...mathematics."Many people don't understand how large a role a mastery of geography plays in the workforce. We use it to track disease outbreaks, to track lost cellphones, build satellite maps and to plan marketing campaigns. It's a very important subject...

Family of 10 diseases mystifies scientists

...the worry mad cow disease is generating...in a family of 10 diseases discovered so far...into big important diseases." Among the Institute...encephalopathies like mad cow disease: -Basic research...chronic wasting disease, the nation's...neurodegenerative diseases to better identify...

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Infectious diseases targeted

...million budget for infectious diseases is still $50 million short...prevention of those three deadly diseases, the report said. The WHO...90 percent said fighting the diseases at their source is crucial...Indeed, half of all infectious disease deaths are among people under...

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Scientists tackle future of diseases in first global gathering

...the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...to control these diseases," Heymann said...allocated to infectious disease control and prevention...Emerging Infectious Diseases. Malaria, for...Allergy and Infectious Diseases. The conference...global climates spur disease, the country's...

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Tomatoes fall prey to insects, diseases

...small.Unlike insects, diseases can kill the plant if...resistant varieties.Two diseases that can kill tomatoes...the bottom up. As the disease progresses, wilting...Early blight is a disease on tomatoes that can...destructive tomato leaf diseases. It is most evident...