Ga. below average in heavy drinking

...drinking.In addition, the laundry list of health-associated problems includes birth defects, pre-term birth, heart disease, cancer, and related liver diseases (such as cirrhosis)."It took a long time for tobacco [to be recognized...

Volunteers' time, money crucial in successfully battling Alzheimer's

...when the risk of Alzheimer's disease and other dementia increases drastically. People now are surviving cancer and heart disease, but now have another disease to worry about ? Alzheimer's. Alzheimer's kills more people than prostate and breast...

Knicks shock Spurs in overtime

...seasons in the NBA including a reserve role on the Chicago Bulls' 1996 championship team, has died. He was 51.Haley's family confirmed his death, saying the cause was heart disease. He died Monday at Los Alamitos Medical Center.

Richmond, Columbia county schools tobacco bans 'normal part of life' now

...the social expectation to smoke is gone," O'Conner said. "Exposure to tobacco products increases the risk of heart disease, cancer and asthma attacks ... bans like this are instrumental in stopping that exposure from happening."Still...

Lenna Green

...71, entered into rest on Saturday, March 14, 2015, at Doctor's Hospital of Augusta after complications from heart disease and diabetes. Lenna was born in Greenwood, SC. She retired after 30 years as a Medical Technologist at University...

Feeling young might bring longer life, new study suggests

...their age.After adjusting for differences such as age, gender, functional status and medical conditions such as heart disease and cancer, he found that those who felt older than their actual age had about a 40 percent higher chance of death...

Whitney Houston's daughter found unresponsive in tub

...death found a dozen prescription drug bottles in the hotel suite. They concluded that Houston accidentally drowned. Heart disease and cocaine use were listed as contributing factors in Houston's death.Over her career, Houston sold more than...

Naesha Parks' new book tells how heart attack strengthened faith

...take a pill except for an occasional headache now has a daily regimen of 15-20 pills. She lives as a person with heart disease. So she pays attention to each heartbeat.She has asked the hard questions, like "Why me?" and has come to realize...

Empty Stocking Fund: Augusta mother with sick son needs Christmas help

...mother of two is asking for help this year to give her children a bit of Christmas."My youngest son has congenital heart disease," she writes. "In May he had his third surgery and we almost lost him, but God and the doctors and nurses brought...

Prep star Roquan Smith might have unwittingly set new trend

...gunpowder.Nearly 3,000 years later, clinical trials tested the safety of a new drug designed to treat angina caused by heart disease. A funny thing happened to the trial subjects, however, and the next thing you know all of our sporting events...