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Oscar Pistorius begins pyschiatric evaluation

...war, though conditions later improved.In the 1950s, two medical experts at Weskoppies wrote in South Africa's medical journal that it was undesirable to house criminal suspects together with mentally ill patients who had not been charged with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-05-26/oscar-pistorius-begi
Historic smoking report marks 50th anniversary

...Since 1950, head-turning studies that found higher rates of lung cancer in heavy smokers had been appearing in medical journals. A widely read article in Reader's Digest in 1952, "Cancer by the Carton," contributed to the largest drop...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-01-04/historic-smoking-report-marks
Study: Ex-NFL players at greater risk for brain disease

...WASHINGTON - As the National Football League kicked off a new season on Wednesday night, a study appearing in a leading medical journal underscores the long-term costs of the game on those who play it.A study tracking 3,439 retired players with five...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2012-09-05/study-ex-nfl-players-greater-
Dr. W.G. "Curly" Watson touched thousands of lives in his career, life

...then your profession."Watson had an encyclopedic knowledge of past practices but still stayed current with the medical journals, Barfield said."He always kept up, even when he didn't have to," Barfield said. "He would go and study...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2012-10-24/dr-wg-curly-watson-touched-t
'Papa Doc' touched thousands of lives

...became an icon. Yet he remained modest and humble. And he never stopped learning ? you could find him reviewing medical journals while on-call in the hospital when he was in his 80s.But it was not just medicine that he taught.People in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2012-11-10/papa-doc-touched
Gun control saves lives

...thing, but why does any law-abiding gun owner need armor-piercing bullets? One study, reported in the Southern Medical Journal in 2010, found that a gun is 12 times more likely to result in the death of a household member or guest than in the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2013-01-26/gun-control-saves-lives
Ernest Daniel Jr.

...including being a member of the Founding Physicians of Doctors Hospital in Augusta; and has been published in several medical journals. Dr. Daniel received the Distinguished Alumni Award from the Georgia Military College. He served in numerous organizations...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000163586004
Flesh-eating bacteria victim shows signs of improvement

...in the water. Flesh-eating Aeromonas cases are so rare that only a handful of infections have been reported in medical journals in recent decades.Some news reports have said Copeland was recently diagnosed with lupus, a chronic disease that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2012-05-15/flesh-eating-bacteria-victim
'D' study creates debate

...blood were associated with a lower risk of colon cancer, according to a study published last year in the British Medical Journal . The lower cancer risk was not associated with supplements, Pendergrast said."My take on that was that it is...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2011-01-07/d-study-creates-debate
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Should parents lose custody of super obese kids?

...commentary in one of the nation's most distinguished medical journals argues yes, and its authors are joining a quiet chorus...in foster care, he said.In a commentary in the medical journal BMJ last year, London pediatrician Dr. Russell Viner...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2011-07-12/should-parents-lose-custody-