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Girl's death among 500 in one year in community care

...stool sample collected. Christen's temperature was 103 degrees. He thought she was going to be hospitalized again but the physician consulted with the children's hospital in Macon and decided against it.A little after midnight Aug. 24, Juliet Ssenjakko...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-03-21/girls-death-among-500-one-ye
A look at 'unexpected' deaths in community care homes

...Dallas, Ga., where she had been moved nine months earlier. In January 2012, she was diagnosed with a medical condition her physician described as brain shrinkage. She required help with most daily tasks and one-to-one supervision. She could hold a spoon...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-03-21/look-unexpected-deaths-commu
Ga. Senate committee passes medical marijuana bill

...and other conditions.Dr. Jay Smith, an emergency room physician at Gwinnett Medical Center who has moved his family of seven...be obtained, said "I'm here to testify as a father and physician to say that cannabis oil works and is probably saving her...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-03-19/ga-senate-committee-passes-medical-
University makes progress toward adding residencies

...colleagues. The state sees the money as an investment to entice more doctors to set up practice in Georgia and lessen the physician shortage.Hospitals that already have residents normally aren't eligible for the aid."This is different, but it will...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-03-18/university-makes-progress-to
Blue Jays' split squad powers past Braves

...the ban A-Rod filed ? and later dropped ? lawsuits against his own union, Major League Baseball and New York's team physician."There were challenges throughout," Clark said Sunday after his annual spring training meeting with Yankees' players...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-03-15/blue-jays-split-squad-po
Patients seeking prompt care are fueling industry

...niche, in 2009 Newton opened his first physician-staffed MedNow Prompt Care on North...do," said Newton, an emergency care physician. "We saw that there was an opportunity...patients unable to see their regular physician.In recent years, the industry's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-03-14/patients-se
GA BCBS president talks breach, physician contracts, ACA

...contract amendment appeared to require physician practices to get approval from...could have been better."The physician group MAG has still not seen the...but the company has formed a physician advisory group to work with them...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-02-19/ga-bcbs-president-talks-brea
Ga. eyes insurance overhaul

...Sen. Dean Burke, R-Bainbridge, a physician, told the Insurance and Labor Committee...viable."I represent a rural independent physician,'' he said. "There are a lot of...prohibit health insurers from forcing a physician contracted in a particular health plan...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-05/ga-eyes-insurance-overhaul
US facing looming doctor shortage, group says

...Medical College of Georgia."This truly is urgent," he said.The group released its first comprehensive reassessment of physician supply and demand in five years and found its estimate for the shortage to be between 46,000 and 90,000 by 2025. While...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-03-03/us-facing-looming-doctor-sho
Pitchers Lance Lynn, Cliff Lee battling injuries

...elbow, general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. said Sunday morning.Lee had an MRI on Friday and was examined by Phillies team physician Michael Ciccotti. Amaro said there was "very mild inflammation" in Lee's elbow. Lee will seek a second opinion from...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-03-08/pitchers-lance-lynn-clif