Check doctors' vitals, before they check yours

...information from online patient reviews, health insurers, ratings Web sites, the media...reviews.The United States spends more on health care than most developed nations, yet Americans don't have better health to show for it.A recent government...

Fed offers a dual message on health of US economy

WASHINGTON - The Federal Reserve offered a mixed message on the U.S. economy Wednesday: Growth is strengthening, and the unemployment rate is steadily falling.

Research worth time when seeking doctor

...Peter, director of Consumer Reports' Health Ratings Center.? Check if a doctor has...Fisher of the Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice. Also, ask...Reports' Peter.? Ask about specific health conditions. What percent of their diabetic...

Across Georgia

...is no longer sustainable in today's dramatically changed health care environment,'' officials said in a news release. The...Atlanta-based Emory Healthcare and the Florida-based Adventist Health System, employs 400 to 500 people. The employees were notified...

Vin Scully is returning to the Dodgers for a record 66th season in 2015

...his wife, Sandi.A decision about Scully's future has become an annual rite of passage in recent years as he evaluates his health and his family's wishes."God willing, I will be backnext year," he said in a statement released by the team. "Naturally...

Documents show difference in pay for ex-chief at Charlie Norwood Veterans Affairs Medical Center

...2012.On the same day its Augusta hospital fulfilled that FOI request, Dr. Carolyn Clancy, the interim undersecretary for health for the Department of Veterans Affairs, wrote a letter to the House committee stating that during his tenure as chief of staff...

Dissent isn't treasonous

...most transparent administration." The promise to televise the health-care debate on C-SPAN for five days before a vote (what...Suspected Army deserter Bowe Berghdal. "If you like your health plan, if you like your doctor, you can keep them, period...

Lincoln County Sheriff's Office receives Taser donation from Deputy J.D. Paugh Foundation

...the officers had been rendered obsolete and was no longer covered by the manufacturer. He said the American Journal of Public Health found that Taser use resulted in as much as a 65 percent reduction in injury to civilians and law enforcement agencies.The...

James Brown's mother, Susie, wrongly depicted in movie

...kindness that she has always shown."Another article distributed by The Associated Press said about her, "But even as her health failed in her final years, Brown loved to brag about the success of her only son." 'When she was in the hospital, she would...

Woman donates years of geneaology research to Augusta-Richmond County Public Library

...regard to her belongings."Living here at Brandon Wilde, we see what can happen to people so quickly. They go from good health to maybe having a stroke, and they're unable to manage what happens to their remains, to what they have left," she said...