Exhausted efforts

...Am I tired? No. I'm going to go home and build my son's swing set," said Dr. Houle, a fifth-year resident in neurosurgery at the Medical College of Georgia and the Augusta Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Centers. Earlier this week, advocacy...

Technology focus of newest ads

...commercials emphasizing technology and aimed at shedding old-line phone company images, a doctor guides a team through neurosurgery and a barefoot country-music star belts out her latest hit: "Did I Shave My Legs For This?" The $20 million BellSouth...

Overtime: Earnhardt cleared to run at Richmond

...unanswered Thursday, but the doctor who performed the tests cleared Earnhardt to drive this weekend. Dr. Charles Branch of the neurosurgery department at Bowman Gray Medical Center in Winston-Salem, N.C., said the seven-time Winston Cup champion can get...

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...research programs of the MCG Neuroscience Center and the professional clinical practice of the Departments of Neurology and Neurosurgery at MCG Health System. He was previously department manager for Neurology for seven years and also worked for Hospital Corp...

On the move

...directing the clinical and research programs of the Neuroscience Center as well as managing the Departments of Neurology and Neurosurgery. He was previously Department Manager for Neurology for seven years and also worked for Aiken Regional Medical Centers for...

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Sleep problems increase chance of stroke

...sleep characteristics influence the likelihood of having a stroke," said Dr. Adnan Qureshi, an assistant professor of neurosurgery and lead author of the study. The research, presented Thursday in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., before an international conference...

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Scaphocephaly surgery at Children's Hospital of Georgia reshaped 8-month-old boy's skull

...infectious smile, and soon nurses and visitors in the pediatric neurosurgery clinic of Children's Hospital of Georgia were smiling back...procedure, said Dr. Ian M. Heger, the chief of pediatric neurosurgery at the Chil dren's Hospital of Georgia."The biggest...

NCAA settles head-injury suit, will change rules

...independent Medical Science Committee will oversee the medical testing.Robert Cantu, a Boston-based clinical professor of neurosurgery and a longtime critic of the NCAA, said the deal is a huge shift by the organization."It'll make collision sports much...

History of violence detailed in former mental patient's trial

...testified.At Augusta regional mental hospital, McDaniel, 40, suffered a near fatal head injury.The doctor who performed neurosurgery on McDaniel, Dr. Jonathan Tuttle, testified he was shocked at the amount of trauma because McDaniel's injury was initially...

Michael Schumacher's doctors attempt to awaken Formula One great from medically induced coma

...like," said Dr. Anthony Strong, an emeritus chair in neurosurgery at King's College London.He said that once the sedatives...may not be the man he was," said Dr. Tipu Aziz, head of neurosurgery at Oxford University. "Given the length of time he's...