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Smartphone app MyFitnessPal can aid weight loss

...egg nog might affect your waist, and losing those holiday pounds can be difficult. A new study in the Annals of Internal Medicine examined whether a calorie-counting app could improve weight loss.The amount of energy in food is measured using calories...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-12-17/smartphone-app-myfitnesspal-
Flu is here but might not look like flu

...But flu expert Dr. James Wilde, professor of emergency medicine and pediatrics at Georgia Regents University, said he is seeing...Dr. Mark Newton, chairman of the Department of Emergency Medicine at Doctors. "In the last seven to 10 days it has increased...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-12-16/flu-here-might-not-look-flu
Veterans Affairs Hospitals | The Augusta Chronicle

...470 beds and provides tertiary care in medicine, surgery, neurology, psychiatry...spinal cord injury and rehabilitation medicine. The Downtown Division, at 15th Street...Way, is authorized for 155 beds (58 medicine, 37 surgery and 60 spinal cord injury...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/organizations/hospitals/veterans-affairs-hos
Doctors Hospital | The Augusta Chronicle

...outpatient diagnostic and therapeutic services, physical and occupational therapy, cardiopulmonary services, radiology and nuclear medicine. Services extend beyond the traditional inpatient setting. Additional facilities operated by Doctors Hospital include...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/organizations/hospitals/doctors-hospital
Medical College of Georgia Hospital and Clinics | The Augusta Chronicle

...pursuing plans for a $10 million Diges tive Health Center on the mostly vacant second floor of the old College of Den tal Medicine building nearby. Don't Miss Databases: Search public records data Things to Do: Events calendar

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/organizations/hospitals/medical-college-geor
Medical College of Georgia Hospital and Clinics | The Augusta Chronicle

...pursuing plans for a $10 million Diges tive Health Center on the mostly vacant second floor of the old College of Den tal Medicine building nearby. Don't Miss Databases: Search public records data Things to Do: Events calendar

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/organizations/hospitals/medical-college-geor
Moore: End of chemotherapy for leukemia rang my bell

...caring medical staff and the friendly patients they tended to.We sat in comfortable chairs and received bag after bag of medicine, interspersed with mixers of anti-nausea medication and saline. We had pillows and blankets and access to coffee and snacks...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-12-14/moore-end-chemotherapy-leukem
Physicians with citations of misconduct hired to treat Georgia inmates

...prison doctor who was once president of the Society of Correctional Physicians. "But if you don't know how to practice medicine, prison is not the place for you."Some have expressed skepticism toward the level of care being provided to state prison...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-12-14/physicians-citations-miscond
Is a certificate of need needless? Hospital issue still ripe for debate

...fee-to-service, in which hospitals were on a mission to increase their services with the promise of ever-more profits. The world of medicine changed in the 1980s and payments became prospective in nature with diagnosis-related groups and managed care contracts...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-12-14/certificate-need
GRU emergency medicine residents get rescue training

As an emergency medicine resident at Georgia Regents University, Andy Hall usually gets his...said the Augusta Fire Depart ment frequently works with emergency medicine residents to give them exposure to "the other side" of emergency...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-12-03/gru-emergency-medicine