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Insurance coverage for autistic children now law

...families to afford.Doctors diagnose around one in 64 children in Georgia each year with autism spectrum disorder, which includes autistic disorder and Asperger syndrome. That's higher than the national average, which is one in 68 children...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-07-07/insurance-coverage-autis
Officials warn of firecrackers' impact on veterans with PTSD

...who are using firecrackers to celebrate the Fourth of July to be cautious around veterans who have post-traumatic stress disorder.Psychologist Corissa Callahan works with veterans at the Shepherd Center in Atlanta and tells WABE-FM (http://bit...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-07-04/officials-warn-firecrackers-
Symposium successful

I want to thank the GRHealth Memory Disorder Program for bringing the 1st Alzheimer's...Morgan, director of the GRHealth Memory Disorder Program, began the day with an overview...it." To the team at GRHealth Memory Disorder Program ? Dr. Morgan, Elizabeth Coleman...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-07-04/symposium-successful
Effort to remove Chatham County District Attorney from jail death case rejected

...deputies and one suffered a concussion and a broken nose. Attorneys for Ajibade's family have said he suffered from bipolar disorder and that his girlfriend gave police a bottle of his prescription medication when they arrested him.Two former county jail...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-07-02/effort-remove-chatham-county-
Augusta VA promotes improvements in 'Summer of Service'

...Katherine Philipp, of Saratoga Warhorse, a New York-based nonprofit that assists local veterans suffering from psychological disorders by connecting them to abused and neglected horses at the Aiken Equine Rescue, hoped to begin discussion to form a partnership...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-07-02/augusta-va-promotes-improvem
Keep fighting for autism

...about autism over the past decade-and-a-half ? most importantly that autism is a medical condition and not a mental disorder. Those with autism suffer from immune dysfunction, encephalopathy, gastrointestinal problems and a whole array of bacterial...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-07-01/keep-fighting-autism
Veteran's daughter turns pain over suicide into mission to help

...healing.Now, as an employee of Children of Fal len Patriots, she raises money and awareness of post-traumatic stress disorder and the aftermath of devastation and hopelessness that often accompanies it.June is PTSD Awareness Month. One in five veterans...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-14/veterans-daughter-turns-pain
Georgians can now apply for medical marijuana through a registry at the Georgia Department of Public Health

...cards, 18 to families with those seizure disorders, some of whom left the state so their...Fitzgerald said.In addition to seizure disorders and end-stage cancer, eligible patients...with Crohn's disease, mitochondrial disorders and those with severe or end-stage...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-16/georgians-can-now-apply-medi
Program helps parents help children

...a child are a challenge for any parent, but in this case, they can be especially dangerous.The boy has hemophilia A, a disorder that prevents blood from clotting properly. Any bumps, scrapes or bruises that he gets can create a serious medical problem...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-17/program-helps-parents-help-c
Poll: Ailing Isakson still supported

...more likely to elect him to a third term.Isakson revealed last week that he was diagnosed with the degenerative neurological disorder in 2013. It gave him a stiff left arm and causes him to shuffle when he walks, but as it advances, he is likely to develop...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/politics/2015-06-16/poll-ailing-isakson-still-suppo