Azziz talks family, legacy in last address

...over his time, including settling a sometimes fractious relationship between the health system and the university and its physician faculty practice. Research funding reached a historic $106 million during the toughest era for funding "in decades...

Governor signs medical marijuna bill

...Georgia Department of Public Health, to take steps to help implement the law. That will require creating patient waiver and physician certification forms and the creation of a secure patient registry by the Department of Public Health, Deal said. The system...

The Way We Were: Public feared polio

...children for the first signs of the disease and to not "panic" or become "hysterical.""Don't delay calling or seeing a physician. Expert medical care given early may prevent many of the crippling deformities," the newspaper said.There was good reason...

Jabez Marshall

...Marshall was employed by Southwest Georgia Healthcare where he was a practicing obstetrics and gynecology physician. He was a beloved physician who was loved by his patients and he loved his job and his family. Memorial services will be held Saturday...

John Hendley Sr.

...in Emanuel County, U. S. Navy veteran of the Korean War and also served as a Lt. Colonel in the U. S. Air Force as a Physician, and he was a member of the Millen United Methodist Church. He graduated from Georgia Southern University and the Medical...

Eighth area Barney's Pharmacy set to open in May

...new pharmacy."We are gutting such a buzz from over there, that we could be busy pretty fast," he said. "We've got physician offices calling, customers and folks living over there calling the main store."Some elements of its previous tenant will...

Link between better breathing and beet juice studied in Augusta

...blood vessels in their lungs respond to exercise and to potential interventions like beet juice.The study includes Augusta physician Mehrdad Behnia and is part of his ongoing collaborations with Mayo Clinic researcher Bruce Johnson and Dr. Alberto Avolio...

Jeter gone, A-Rod back and Yanks open vs. Jays as underdog

...hoping life would go on without Rodriguez, who sued Major League Baseball, the players' association and New York's team physician during his drug suspension and then withdrew the actions. After serving the one-year ban, he's back on the active roster...

Ga. health legislation: Winners and losers

...6 and under. And another bill prohibits health benefit plans from restricting coverage for treatment of a terminal condition when such treatment has been prescribed by a physician as medically appropriate.

Augusta VA reduces wait times for patients

...August, figures show the Augusta VA was approved for 84 new positions, including jobs for 30 doctors and surgeons, six physician assistants and various administrative and support staff.The increase has allowed the hospital to hire four additional Patient...