Georgia governor proposes spending $50 million more on pre-kindergarten to reverse cuts

...we can to spend it wisely."Early childhood education experts welcomed Deal's proposal. The director of the National Institute for Early Education Research, Steve Barnett, said Georgia's reputation as a leader in early education was severely...

Researcher recruitment pays off, Ga. schools say

...the future."The bulk of Georgia's medical research is already done in Atlanta.In terms of grants from the National Institutes of Health, Georgia ranks 12th in funding so far this federal fiscal year with $388 million from 936 grants...

Jimmy Carter reveals he has cancer

...brother and two sisters all died of the disease and said the trend "concerned" his doctors at Emory."The National Institutes of Health began to check all members of our family regularly, and my last remaining sibling, Gloria, sixty-four...

Staff cuts take a toll on IRS tax enforcement efforts, agency watchdog says

...request.Republicans did manage to carve out small increases for research toward path-breaking cures at the National Institutes of Health, special education grants to states, community health centers. The committee also proposed a modest...

Help battle Alzheimer's

...HOPE for Alzheimer's Act.This $300 million is not a luxury, pork-barrel spending spree. According to the National Institute of Health's own data, every dollar we spend on research will result in a $758 reduction in Medicare/Medicaid...

Prescription drug summit in Atlanta

...through Thursday at the Westin Peachtree Plaza Hotel in downtown Atlanta will include CDC Director Tom Freiden, National Institutes of Health Director Dr. Francis Collins and many others. The summit's agenda includes a panel discussion on...

FDA approves genetically engineered potatoes, apples

...as some studies have shown acrylamide to be a potential carcinogen, though the National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health says scientists "do not yet know with any certainty" whether the substance can be harmful in food...

DECAL pre-K program aims to get kids prepared

...pre-K education has "long-lasting" positive effects on those who receive it. A 2008 study released by the National Institute for Early Education Research showed children with access to early childhood education had higher test scores and...

Science, industry economics, patients are boosting research on rare disease drugs - and hope

...compounds per hour in search of the most potent ones."It's a very, very promising time," said Jimmy Lin, a National Institutes of Health cancer researcher who co-founded the Rare Genomics Institute.By definition, a rare disease is one...


...Excellence Master automobile technician, was named Acura/ASE Master Automobile Technician of the Year by the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence. He works at Acura of Augusta and has worked as a technician for 28 years.