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Snake fungal disease discovered in Georgia

...could be threatened by a deadly fungal disease found in a wild snake in Bulloch County...tested positive last month for snake fungal disease, a skin dermatitis that causes scabs...blackwater swamp near Statesboro.Snake fungal disease was first reported in a captive black...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-26/snake-fungal-disease-discove
Bill Kirby | The Augusta Chronicle

Wednesday, August 27, 2014 By Bill Kirby Bill Kirby Did you know that one of the early signs of Parkinson's Disease is that your handwriting gets smaller? I learned that last week at the CSRA Parkinson Support Group's breakfast. I...

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Schools advocate and community activist Monique Braswell withdraws from school board race

...District 2 school board seat being vacated by Eloise Curtis.But after a double mastectomy failed to stop the cancer and the disease spread to her lymph nodes this year, Braswell's four children asked her to do something the Brooklyn, N.Y., native...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-08-26/schools-advocate-and-comm
MCG student hunts sickle cell in Africa

...poorest countries there battle sickle cell disease.Heimlich recently got a prestigious...screening and treatment of sickle cell disease. The project is done in conjunction with...People ask me how prevalent sickle cell disease is in Malawi and we don't know," Heimlich...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-08-25/mcg-student-hunts-sickle-cel
Kirby: Donate a few steps to charity

...have to be an angel in order to be a saint.? Albert SchweitzerDid you know that one of the early signs of Parkinson's Disease is that your handwriting gets smaller?I learned that last week at the CSRA Parkinson Support Group's breakfast. I also...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-25/kirby-donate-few-steps-charit
Greenbrier High School | The Augusta Chronicle

...Feb. 2, 2012 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...

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Glenn Hills High School | The Augusta Chronicle

...tuberculosis skin tests to selected students and faculty at Glenn Hills High School after a student there showed signs of the disease. On Tuesday, the first day of Richmond County School System's high school graduations, Jamilla Shabazz received her diploma...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/organizations/education/richmond-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
Invasive insect threatens iconic Florida citrus

...a pencil eraser that carries a lethal disease.In China, where the problem was first...huanglongbing. Trans lation: "the yellow dragon disease." In Flor ida, it's known simply...produce usable fruit, but eventually disease clogs the vascular system. Fruit falls...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-24/invasive-insect-threatens-
Georgia Regents University President Ricardo Azziz doused for ALS, issues own challenge

...sclerosis or ALS, a progressive neuromuscular degenerative disease, is not an abstract concept for Azziz. A member of his leadership...day he's deteriorating," he said. "It's a terrible disease. We're still looking for a cure."Azziz was named by a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-22/georgia-regents-university-p