Augusta veteran's widow aims to become advocate

...payments for her late husband ? a 20-year Army veteran who served in Vietnam as a communications lineman ? but said fibromyalgia kept her from returning to a career as a general contractor and interior designer.She said without life insurance, which...

Pain support can help with coping

...and the added stress was building to a painful attack of fibromyalgia in the middle of her back."The not knowing almost put...table, Lawonda Posey, who also suffers painful attacks from fibromyalgia, nodded in appreciation."For you to be able to talk yourself...

Ga. Senate committee passes medical marijuana bill

...disease, mitochondrial disease, fibromyalgia, Parkinson's disease and...The Senate committee deleted fibromyalgia but left the rest.The measure...said he was disappointed that fibromyalgia was taken out, but hopes this...

Age old question

Q: What are the symptoms of fibromyalgia? A: According to the Fibromyalgia Network, fibromyalgia is a musculoskeletal pain and fatigue disorder. Unlike painful conditions that affect the joints, this condition primarily affects muscles, ligaments...

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Georgia House Speaker Ralston hopes for quick vote on medical marijuana bill

...multiple sclerosis, Crohn's disease, mitochondrial disease, fibromyalgia, Parkinson's disease and sickle cell anemia. A House...Allen Peake, R-Macon, would also have allowed people with fibromyalgia to use the oil but the Senate panel cut that diagnosis...

Ga. Senate OKs compromise bill on medical marijuana

...Health and Human Services Committee.It now goes back to the full House for tweaking, since the Senate substitute deleted Fibromyalgia from the list of diagnoses contained in the original bill, sponsored by Rep. Allen Peake, R-Macon.An ebullient Peake...

Georgia House bill OKs cannabis oil to treat health problems

...oil for treatment of seizure disorders, cancer, ALS, multiple sclerosis, Crohn's disease, Mitochondrial disease, Fibromyalgia, Parkinson's disease and sickle cell disease.Despite opposition to the list of 17, Peake said he added sickle cell...

Cannabis oil bill clears hurdle in Georgia House

...The current bill lists seizure disorders, cancer, ALS, multiple sclerosis, Crohn's disease, Mitochondrial disease, Fibromyalgia and Parkinson's disease.Katie Harrison, 34, of Gillsville in Hall County, sat through the hearing with her son, Hawk...

Deal to sign medical marijuana legislation into law

...THC, the chemical that makes pot users feel high.Sen. Renee Unterman's Health and Human Services Committee deleted fibromyalgia from the list, leaving seizure disorders, sickle cell anemia, cancer, Crohn's disease, Lou Gehrig's disease (Amyotrophic...

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Fibromyalgia/chronic pain Support group: 10-11:30 a.m. today; Richmond County Health Department, 950 Laney Walker Blvd.; speaker...

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