Jimmy Carter's decision to boycott 1980 Moscow Olympics remains controversial

...to his brain ? and his public discussion of fighting the disease at age 90 ? has rekindled memories of one of the most debated...country raising money for research and treatment of the dreaded disease. Now, the man who cost Beardsley his shot at the Olympics...

Standing up for life

...organization receives for ? wink, wink ? non-abortion services such as birth control and treatment of sexually transmitted diseases.The potential loss of Planned Parenthood's single-largest funding source hasn't stopped the group from working overtime...


...Islanders confirmed Arbour's death in a release issued Friday. Arbour had been in declining health, battling Parkinson's disease and dementia, and living in a long-term care facility.SoccerBradley to miss friendly vs. PeruMichael Bradley will miss...

Richmond County elementary schools have most weapons incidents

...student's action. We handle each incident with our school's safety in mind." EXPERTS ON YOUTH VIOLENCE at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said measures designed to reduce school violence must address dysfunctional classroom environments and...

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...

Georgia Regents Medical Center | The Augusta Chronicle

...Wal ker, 65, that he really began exploring his father's side of the family and turned up a terrible history of kidney disease leading to ... Don't Miss Databases: Search public records data Things to Do: Events calendar

Researcher recruitment pays off, Ga. schools say

...Edison who specializes in NMR spectroscopy, Robert Haltiwanger focusing on glycobiology and Ted Ross, an expert on infectious diseases. Three head to the Georgia Institute of Technology: Deepak Divan in energy management, Stanislav Emelianov in medical imaging...

Ga. teen rests after plague scare

...that an individual in Georgia had the disease, but did not identify her at that time.Plague, an infectious bacterial disease, is infamous for killing millions...effective in treating it.Though the disease once devastated crowded cities, it...

Amazing grace

...peace of mind that comes with a life well-lived."You know, I have had a wonderful life," Carter said in announcing his disease. "I have had an exciting and adventurous and gratifying existence."He also knows he is in the hands of the best health...