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Rationing health care

...designed to reduce heart disease in 25 states with the worst rates, including Georgia and South Carolina, says Dr. George Mensah, a former Medical College of Georgia cardiologist and researcher who now heads up the CDC's Cardiovascular Health...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/06/23/op_314814.shtml
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Heart disease disparities puzzle researchers

...almost a wake-up call for us to see there are problems. We have not conquered heart disease at all," said Dr. George Mensah, chief of cardiology and head of the department of cardiovascular care at the Augusta Department of Veterans Affairs...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/02/17/tec_283247.shtml
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Female heart trouble seen as less urgent

...show up at the emergency room. The problem goes back to education, both for physicians and for women, said Dr. George Mensah, a cardiologist at MCG. "Remember, it wasn't very long ago that we used to teach doctors that the people at the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/04/02/ent_225308.shtml
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Female heart trouble seen as less urgent

...show up at the emergency room. The problem goes back to education, both for physicians and for women, said Dr. George Mensah, a cardiologist at MCG. "Remember, it wasn't very long ago that we used to teach doctors that the people at the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/04/02/tec_225357.shtml
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Study maps heart-related deaths by region

...smoking and a healthy diet and getting exercise are critical factors in helping to prevent heart disease," said Dr. George Mensah, chief of the federal disease centers' Cardiovascular Health Program. "But what we have not addressed is how a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/06/21/tec_314440.shtml
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Heart disease plagues Augusta

...from heart disease is powerfully influenced by where in this country he lives and the color of his skin," said Dr. George Mensah, the chief of the Cardiovascular Health Program at the CDC and a former Medical College of Georgia cardiologist and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/06/21/tec_314446.shtml
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Topic attracts scientists

...researchers with their pure science and the doctors who take care of patients could make an exciting combination, said George Mensah, chief of cardiology at the Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Centers in Augusta and an associate professor at...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/09/15/met_239025.shtml
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Inflammation worse for the heart than cholesterol

...to have a broad-based consensus and use all available means to disseminate that information widely," says Dr. George Mensah, the CDC's chief of cardiovascular health. Many hospitals can already do the test. However, until the recommendations...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/08/04/tec_350916.shtml
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Teen hypertension

...study is remarkable for its focus on both salt and stress, two known risk factors that feed off each other, said George Mensah, the chief of the cardiovascular health branch of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta. "That...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/05/18/tec_345723.shtml
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Black doctors urged to exercise

...cardiologist at Medical College of Georgia told an annual meeting of the nation's largest minority medical association. George Mensah spoke Tuesday at the 96th Annual Scientific Assembly of the National Medical Association in New Orleans. Dr. Mensah...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/08/05/met_235148.shtml
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