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Flu is here but might not look like flu

...That's not an unreasonable theory but it could also be just a milder form of flu, said Dr. Steve Currier, medical director of the Emergency Department at University Hospital, which is seeing that malaise among patients and also positive...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-12-16/flu-here-might-not-look-flu
Officials urge fireworks safety during New Year's celebrations

...cool and clear conditions on New Year's, we know people will be out celebrating," said Dr. Fred Mullins, the medical director of the Joseph M. Still Burn Center at Doctors Hospital, in a news release last week. "We can't stress how important...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-12-30/officials-urge-fireworks-saf
Biz Bits

...Provider designation from CSRA Home Con nections, a division of Century 21 Larry Miller Realty.Details: She is medical director for Medical Weight and Wellness Specialists of Augusta. J. SMITH LANIER & CO. INSURANCE BROKERSAward/honor...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-28/biz-bits
Miami's McGehee, Seattle's Young are baseball's comeback players of the year

...program to strengthen his entire shoulder.New York said Friday that its captain was examined this week by team medical director Dr. David Altchek and there had been marked improvement in the bruise.The 31-year-old hit .269 with eight...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-11-07/miamis-mcgehee-seattles-
Augusta firefighters to receive Ebola training

...who exhibit symptoms.Instructions will be provided via a video created by Dr. Phillip Coule, the department's medical director and a professor of emergency medicine at Georgia Regents University."It's important to prevent an event like...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-10-06/augusta-firefighters-r
Heroic effort lands firefighter in hospital with flesh-eating bacteria

...knee and went to the Joseph M. Still Burn Center at Doctors Hos pital and saw Dr. Fred Mullins, the center's medical director."When Dr. Mullins saw it, I think he knew what it was straight away," he said. "He said, 'I'll stop...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-14/heroic-effort-lands-firefigh
GRU's Bluff Plantation opens in south Augusta for addiction treatment and recovery

...evidence-based treatment and wellness approaches like diet and personalized exercise training, the facility's medical director said.Perhaps its biggest asset is its affiliation with Medical College of Georgia at Georgia Regents University...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-10-22/grus-bluff-plantation-opens-
Free clinic will target LGBT patients

...welcoming place. David Kriegel, the director for student education in the department of family medicine, will serve as medical director.Kriegel said the clinic will offer the standard services found in a primary care center such as physicals, preventative...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-09-01/free-clinic-will-target-lgbt-
New football helmets hope to make a dent in reducing concussions

...safer is through rule changes. Dr. Julian Bailes, who has advised the NFLPA and NCAA about concussions and is the medical director for Pop Warner, says rules that outlaw targeting the head and limits on how often teams can have full-contact...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-08-21/new-football-helmets-hope
Local physician adding third MedNow Urgent Care location in Augusta with plans of a fourth in Grovetown

...multimillion dollar investment."It's a growing area that's convenient for a lot of people," said Newton, also medical director for the emergency department at Doctors Hospital.In 2009, Newton opened his first MedNow location in Evans and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-07-14/local-physi