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Rants & Raves

...enough Oil of Olay to fix that. THANK YOU TO Miss Alma Jones, a nurse at University Hospital, who made my upcoming open-heart surgery bearable and understandable, and most of all, she prayed for me which is the greatest thing she could ever have...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-04-15/rants-raves
Mayor offers surprising lunch invitation

...Former state Sen. Don Cheeks is recuperating from open-heart surgery during which he had a quadruple bypass at University...to Cheeks, I told him my husband, Ernie, had open-heart surgery four years ago and is now recuperating from back...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2015-03-14/mayor-offers-su
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-
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
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-
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
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
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
Trinity loses ability to perform heart procedure

...according to the National Hospital Discharge Survey,Prior to 2008, the state would only allow hospitals that did open heart surgery perform therapeutic catheterizations but a state law passed that year allowed an exemption for others to apply if...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-05-16/trinity-loses-ability-perfor