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University Hospital moves to protect workers as scrutiny on injury increases

...potential hazards related to patient handling that could cause injuries.In 2013, hospitals had nearly 58,000 injuries and illnesses, about double the rate of other industries, the agency noted."There are more injuries in health care than there are in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-07-02/university-hospital-moves-pr
Report finds church fire in Greeleyville, S.C. was caused by lightning

...reported that many arsonists appeared to have non-racial motives, such as covering up other crimes, pyromania and other mental illness.Churches could face special fire risks. For example, insurers have cautioned that church spires may attract lightning strikes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-07-02/report-finds-church-fire-greeleyvil
Federal officials to keep temporary oversight of Georgia behavioral health system

...system for patients with severe developmental disabilities."The state has now created, particularly for people with mental illness, a fragile but growing community system based on dignity, independence and value," said Talley Wells with the Atlanta Legal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-07-03/federal-officials-keep-tempor
Rants & Raves

...addressing the Charleston shootings? He failed to mention the main cause, which is mental illness. It's time that a serious discussion on mental illness takes place. The president needs to spearhead this effort. The time has come to focus on...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-07-02/rants-raves
Keep fighting for autism

...causes autism, and they don't think the numbers have really increased because doctors are now better at recognizing the illness.However, a majority of autism families believes that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention must "come clean...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-07-01/keep-fighting-autism
Around the block

...Columbia, Burke, Glascock, Lincoln, Warren and McDuffie counties.Volunteers support people living with life-limiting illness. Training and flexible volunteer opportunities are provided.For more information, call the office at (706) 651-9841...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/richmond-neighbors/2015-06-25/around-block
Serena Williams overcomes another rocky start to win in first round

...Mouratoglou said, "she had to dig deep to find a way to get her real level," in part because Williams was dealing with an illness at the French Open. On Monday, the cause for the poor beginning was twofold, he said: Williams hadn't played on grass...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-06-29/serena-williams-overcomes-another
Anita Aune

Jagnandan Aune GREENSBORO, N.C. - Our beloved Tobie, 44, entered into rest after a very long illness on June 20th at Moses Cone Hospital in Greensboro, NC. Survivors are three sons, Ryan Peavey, Taylor Aune and Decker Wilmoth...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000175180633
Mickey Hornsby

...NEW ELLENTON, S.C. - Mickey Kay Hornsby (Landers), 62 Years of age entered into eternal rest after a long-term illness on Friday, June 19 2015 at GRU Medical Center. She is survived by one sister Phyllis Greene of Augusta Ga., four...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000175163009
Lightning visits Georgia frequently

...strike more than one person at a time. Those struck by lightning can suffer from a variety of long-term, debilitating illnesses, including memory loss, attention deficit, sleep disorders, numbness, dizziness, joint stiffness, irritability, fatigue...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-06-14/lightning-visits-georgia-freq