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Four drivers pass on All-Star race at Daytona

...necessary equipment or sponsorship to justify the expense. Vickers dropped out to continue his recovery from emergency open heart surgery in December to repair small holes.Clint Bowyer, Ricky Sten house Jr., Casey Mears and Paul Menard all filled...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-02-11/four-drivers-pass-all-star
City Ink: Davis would get last word with new speaking system

...registered nurse who cared for him so well afterward.The only negative thing I'll say is that compared with his open-heart surgery a few years back, the waits were longer this time. But that was when GRU President Ricardo Azziz ran interference...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2015-02-08/city-ink-davis-
Legislative Black Caucus asks SC State president to resign

...debt."Drastic change is needed, but closing the school will not serve the state well," he said. "I support open-heart surgery, not a lobotomy."SC State is digging out of a hole created by years of declining enrollment, along with a drop...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-02-11/legislative-black-caucus-
Vickers ready to race again after undergoing heart surgery

...back on the racetrack and prove to everyone he still has what it takes to win Sprint Cup races following emergency open heart surgery in December."Reports of my demise have been greatly exaggerated," Vickers said Tuesday during NASCAR's annual...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-01-27/vickers-ready-race-again-a
SC legislator hopes to alter hospital building program

...permission to expand an existing facility. In September, Lexington Medical Center was ordered to shut down an open-heart surgery unit and catheterization lab that it opened earlier in the year, while the certificate of need program was in limbo...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-01-09/sc-legislator-hopes-alter-hos
Faces of Survival: Dianne Waller

...Within 10 months of the lumpectomy she had pericarditis, radiation pneumonitis, kidney stones and ultimately had open heart surgery."It was an adventure," she said.In 2010, she got skin cancer. Her dermatologist was surprised when Waller...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/we-think-pink/2014-10-24/faces-survival-dianne
Disc golf tournament benefits Ronald McDonald House Charities of Augusta

...an underdeveloped heart caused by hypoplastic left heart syndrome, Collin was 6 weeks old when he had his first open heart surgery. Childs said his family had to travel to Atlanta for the surgery at a time when the Ronald McDonald House Chari...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-11-22/disc-golf-tournament-benefits
Willie Bailey

...Korea, Philippines and on the first naval medical ship USS Comfort. She was a team member on one of the early open heart surgeries performed at Walter Reed Hospital and supervised by Christian Barnard, M.D. In 1964 Vivian served as the Nurse...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000172671875
Teen killed by vehicle remembered by family, friends

...medicine and cooked for her when she wasn't feeling well.When Collins had her feet amputated in 2007 and later had open heart surgery in 2010, De'Monta took on a stronger role at home."That's why I'm trying not to cry, because Monta would...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-04-23/teen-killed-vehicle-remember
Hospital lawyers: Haley's veto of Certificate of Need funding didn't nix law requiring process

...fundraiser for Lexington Medical Center, which spent nearly a decade fighting with DHEC over whether it could do open-heart surgery before reaching a compromise with another Columbia-area hospital.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-03-06/hospital-lawyers-haleys-veto-certif