Athens couple welcomes quadruplets after miscarriage

After a miscarriage early last year, Matt and Julianne Kirkland, of Athens, feared they would not be able to add another child to their family...

GRU graduate Jenny Dickson receives $25,000 annual Beard Award for compassionate care

...a physician assistant with Southern Women's Obste trics and Gynecology in Augusta, was glad Dickson was there during a miscarriage that occurred in the office right in front of them, she wrote in her nominating letter.It was a scene Dickson said she...

FDA investigations show listeria found in Blue Bell ice cream plants as far back as 2013

...their newborn infants. It can cause fever, muscle aches and gastrointestinal symptoms and can be fatal. It also can cause miscarriage, stillbirth, premature labor, and serious illness or death in newborn babies.The three deaths were in the same hospital...

An absence of justice

...uncooperative Garner was resisting arrest.Yet, based upon all available evidence, we stand with those who see a blatant miscarriage of justice in the lack of any criminal indictment in the New York case.For one thing, the criminal behavior in question...

Fight for Scott Dean

...attorneys involved not see the injustice being done to Scott Dean and his family?Come on! Somehow, we need to get this miscarriage of justice rectified, and soon. Getting the man and his family reunited by this coming Christmas should be a priority...

What 'miscarriage of justice'?

...in the Campbell era, Arcangeli said, "he's the chairman of the board." Worse yet is Campbell's whining about a "miscarriage of justice." The only thing worse than a corrupt, tax-evading elected official is one who, when caught, can still...

Rate of pregnant teens dips

...Columbia County, where abortions and miscarriages have increased and the teen pregnancy...Resources Center for Health Statistics. Miscarriages in Richmond County decreased from 46...1994 to 1995. In Columbia County, miscarriages increased from seven to eight from...

9-11 birthdays are bittersweet

...Angel had pretty much given up on having children. She and her husband, Robert Pike, already had suffered through three miscarriages and the death of their 5-month-old twins. The 39-year-old was shocked when she discovered she was pregnant again...

The blessings of professional chaplaincy

The other day I was surfing the Internet looking for sources on dealing with grief caused by miscarriages. I came upon an article written by a physician on a religious Web site. It started out as a pretty good article until I arrived...

State adoptions office using new means to find homes

...state adoption coordinators could clone Charlie and Jackie Hood, they would. After seven years of fertility treatments, miscarriages and dashed dreams, they decided to adopt one child. Instead, they took home four. The two boys and two girls, ages 4...