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Newspaper reports failures by agency led to children's deaths

...children than Georgia. It is among the leaders in firearms deaths, Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, and potentially fatal diseases, in addition to maltreatment deaths.These dangers are exacerbated, the Journal-Constitution found, by investigations...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-10-19/newspaper-reports-failures-ag
Column left out key info

...Before screening, 25 percent of men who were diagnosed with prostate cancer already had advanced, inescapably fatal, disease. With screening, that number has dropped by 75 percent. In the PSA screening era, 10-year survival is more than...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2012-09-17/column-left-out-key-info
GRU mobile clinic rolls out for HIV Testing Day

...residents young and old decided to do their part toward helping end AIDS by getting tested Thurs day for the potentially fatal disease.For National HIV Testing Day, Georgia Regents Univer sity's Ryan White Program unveiled its new mobile clinic...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2013-06-27/new-mobile-clinic-rolls-out-
Vinca plants prefer dry conditions

...reduced root systems and individual roots tend to slough off the outer tissue leaving the inner core behind.Another fatal disease is rhyzoctonia stem and root rot. Plants affected by this turn yellow, wilt and collapse. Plants are normally stunted...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/home/gardening/2012-07-05/vinca-plants-prefer-
Fifth annual event to benefit ALS sufferer

...Even then, she had to rent a scooter to keep up. She stopped shooting pool and going out.ALS is considered a fatal disease, with many patients dying from respiratory failure two to five years after the diagnosis.Patsy Sheffield knows what...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2011-09-02/fifth-annual-event-benef
Aiken woman believed 9/11 cleanup caused fatal respiratory disease

Cindy Mahoney, an Aiken woman who had never smoked, said her volunteerism at ground zero caused her fatal disease.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2011-09-09/aiken-woman-believed-911-cle
Abandon them? Never!

...personal decisions; each situation is so different. But people typically respond to Alzheimer's the way they do other fatal diseases: They rally around the person with the disease and do their best to put in place a proper care and treatment plan...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2011-09-17/abandon-them-never
Appearing older may come with its bonuses

...doctor, who examined him thoroughly and came up with a dreadful diagnosis. "Jim," the doctor said, "you have a fatal disease and, at most, you have only three months to live! My advice to you is to spend the next few months enjoying the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/11/22/kir_556649.shtml
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State to offer rabies shots

...rabies prevention after being bitten or scratched by a pet or wild animal that has either been confirmed to have the fatal disease, or is suspected of being infected. There were 162 cases of rabies in South Carolina last year in 45 counties, including...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/03/30/met_192842.shtml
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Properly fund Alzheimer's research

...medical and scientific research. It underestimates the vital hope such research offers families facing debilitating and fatal diseases, such as Alzheimer's. It is absolutely critical to maintain a level of funding that would ensure that scientists...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/02/11/let_186837.shtml
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