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'Fat' leaves on azaleas is sign of leaf gall infection that peaks in May

...Infected leaves dry and turn brown to black in late spring. The infection is most severe when we have a cool wet spring.The only thing...white. This will reduce the inoculum source for next year's infection. Do not leave the infected leaves or branches on the ground...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/home/gardening/2015-05-01/fat-leaves-azaleas-s
Aimee Copeland | The Augusta Chronicle

...May of 2012 because of a devastating infection called necrotizing fasciitis, which...fight to survive and recover from the infection attracted nationwide attention. One...two months in Augusta for a devastating infection, she's about to finish a master's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/people/aimee-copeland
Fired Georgia Regents Medical Center nurse files whistle-blower lawsuit

...transplant unit needed more nurses, which would reduce patients' infections and injuries.The hospital issued a statement Tuesday responding...understaffed with nurses, which led to a rise in preventable infections and injuries, according to the lawsuit.She went to management...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-03-24/fired-georgia-regents-
Marc Leishman has new outlook upon his return

...took the past month off from the PGA Tour to be with family and tend to his two young boys while wife Audrey fought off an infection that nearly killed her."This time probably three weeks ago, I thought I might not have been able to be back out here...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-04-22/marc-leishman-has-new-outloo
Midwest dogs facing canine flu outbreak; owners urged to limit pets' contact with other dogs

...persistent cough, runny nose and fever in dogs. Experts say a small percentage will develop more severe symptoms. The H3N2 infection has been associated with some deaths.Poulsen said pet owners with sick dogs should call a veterinarian to schedule a test...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-04-15/midwest-dogs-facing-canine-flu-outb
Mother behind autism insurance push eager for governor to sign bill

...are watching a public health crisis unfold every 69 births in this country. That is higher than the highest rate of polio infection ever recorded in the U.S. and greater than the incidence of childhood diabetes, childhood cancer and childhood HIV/AIDS...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-04-18/mother-behind-autism-ins
Pele is improving from urinary tract infection

...antibiotics to treat a urinary tract infection and his condition is improving, doctors...being diagnosed with the urinary tract infection.Doctors continued to administer intravenous...said there was no sign of a widespread infection."The only (type of) bacteria identified...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-11-28/pele-improving-urinary-tract-infe
Mama used more than aspirin to treat her kids

When I was laid up recently, all the infections, medicines and bad mojo led to something called thrush in...that had been lying in stump water. She applied them to the infection, and, not long afterward, the rash disappeared.Granny...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-04-05/mama-used-more-aspirin-treat-
Science, industry economics, patients are boosting research on rare disease drugs - and hope

...target the cause, not just symptoms, of cystic fibrosis, which causes sticky mucus to clog the lungs, triggering frequent infections and other complications. Kalydeco slows the disease's progression and eases breathing. Its list price is $311,000 a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-25/science-industry-economics
UGA Week: Masters is dear to Compton's hearts

...for Compton. It's complicated by his immune system and infections and anti-rejection drugs that are part of his life."Hopefully...players get. On the scheduled day, Compton was dealing with infections and running a fever of 103 degrees.He played anyway, not...

http://augusta.com/masters/story/news/uga-week-masters-dear-comptons-hearts