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Vickers ready to race again after undergoing heart surgery

...on the racetrack and prove to everyone he still has what it takes to win Sprint Cup races following emergency open heart surgery in December."Reports of my demise have been greatly exaggerated," Vickers said Tuesday during NASCAR's annual...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-01-27/vickers-ready-race-again-a
Aiken Regional Medical Centers | The Augusta Chronicle

...of the cardiac floor is a step-down unit for critically ill patients once they leave the Intensive Care Unit after heart surgery. Every room is equipped with up-to-date telemetry so each patient can be monitored constantly from the central...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/organizations/hospitals/aiken-regional-medic
SC legislator hopes to alter hospital building program

...permission to expand an existing facility. In September, Lexington Medical Center was ordered to shut down an open-heart surgery unit and catheterization lab that it opened earlier in the year, while the certificate of need program was in limbo...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-01-09/sc-legislator-hopes-alter-hos
Disc golf tournament benefits Ronald McDonald House Charities of Augusta

...underdeveloped heart caused by hypoplastic left heart syndrome, Collin was 6 weeks old when he had his first open heart surgery. Childs said his family had to travel to Atlanta for the surgery at a time when the Ronald McDonald House Chari ties...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-11-22/disc-golf-tournament-benefits
University Hospital seeking to build $53 million facility in Aiken

...homes."So hence, the pursuit of two new hospitals while keeping the more intensive services like neurosurgery and heart surgery downtown, Burr said."These projects have been worked on in parallel," he said. "We started the Columbia County...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/aiken/2014-12-05/university-hospital-seeking-b
Faces of Survival: Dianne Waller

...Within 10 months of the lumpectomy she had pericarditis, radiation pneumonitis, kidney stones and ultimately had open heart surgery."It was an adventure," she said.In 2010, she got skin cancer. Her dermatologist was surprised when Waller...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/we-think-pink/2014-10-24/faces-survival-dianne
Aiken's Beth Spangler wows judges on 'The Voice'

...Spangler said. "I don't remember any of it, but doctors say I flat-lined three times."Eight days after heart surgery, his leg was amputated, and he moved into Beth's apartment to endure months of recovery.Week after week, family...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-10-10/aikens-beth-spangler-wows-ju
Willie Bailey

...Korea, Philippines and on the first naval medical ship USS Comfort. She was a team member on one of the early open heart surgeries performed at Walter Reed Hospital and supervised by Christian Barnard, M.D. In 1964 Vivian served as the Nurse...

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Ex-NFL players file suit saying painkillers were easy to get up to 2012

...the conditions haven't been definitively linked to painkillers.Romberg, 34, had three stints inserted during heart surgery just a year after retiring, and said his doctors asked how the team never noticed the heart problems during physicals...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-07-18/ex-nfl-players-file-suit-sayi
Teen killed by vehicle remembered by family, friends

...and cooked for her when she wasn't feeling well.When Collins had her feet amputated in 2007 and later had open heart surgery in 2010, De'Monta took on a stronger role at home."That's why I'm trying not to cry, because Monta would...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-04-23/teen-killed-vehicle-remember