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GRU could get marijuana oil trials

...Thursday. But even if the state gets selected, it could be three to six months to work out the details, said a lead researcher at GRU who would likely lead the clinical trials.After the Georgia Legislature failed to pass a bill in March that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-04-10/gru-could-get-marijuana-oil-
Obese teens suffer health problems

...they didn't just "want to fit into that cheerleading outfit better," said Dr. Thomas Inge, the study's lead researcher and a surgeon at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center.The study offers reassuring evidence that obesity...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2013-11-13/obese-teens-suffer-health-problems
NFL coaches and players struggle with lack of contact practices

...safety a major issue, the NFL agreed.Doug Casa, professor of kinesiology at the University of Connecticut and the lead researcher for the Korey Stringer Institute, already has seen many health benefits resulting from the 2011 CBA.A leader in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2013-07-23/nfl-coaches-and-players-strug
Southern cuisine increases stroke risk

...why stroke risk is higher among blacks."We thought diet was a likely target," said Dr. Suzanne E. Judd, the lead researcher on the study and a nutritional epidemiologist at UAB.Surveying more than 20,000 people nationwide about their...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2013-02-07/southern-cuisine-increases-s
Sales of lottery tickets rise as economy falters

...income isn't where it should be, according to a recent study by Carnegie Mellon University. Emily Haisley, the lead researcher on the study, said she can't deduce from the study whether people feeling the crunch from the economy has had an...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/08/01/met_467821.shtml
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Overweight children at risk of sleep abnormalities

...it's only supposed to be two percent of children have this problem, so it's quite a different picture," said lead researcher Katie Davis, an associate professor of pediatrics at MCG's Georgia Prevention Institute. After three months of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/11/23/met_105594.shtml
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Study: Blood pressure drug raises the risk of birth defects

...the new findings, taking these drugs during early pregnancy "cannot be considered safe and should be avoided," lead researcher Dr. William Cooper, a Vanderbilt University pediatrician, said in Thursday's New England Journal of Medicine...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/06/08/liv_84509.shtml
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Richmond County sees benefits of preschool

...enough, school Superintendent Charles Larke said at the meeting of board members and legislators. Gary Henry, the lead researcher of the Georgia State study, said it showed the positive effects of children learning directly from their peers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/12/27/met_36030.shtml
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Study: Healthy carbs may help heart

...pressure and cholesterol readings. Adopting any of them would be beneficial - and a big change for most Americans, said lead researcher Dr. Lawrence Appel of Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. "Most people aren't following anything close to any of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/11/16/liv_23272.shtml
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Study: obesity a growing problem among the affluent

...This is a very surprising finding," said the lead researcher, Dr. Jennifer Robinson of the University of Iowa...their low-income neighbors. POSSIBLE REASONS: Lead researcher Jennifer Robinson speculates that longer commutes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/05/03/liv_452011.shtml
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