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Test shows Ga. patient has plague

...pneumonic plague."Antibiotics are effective in treating plague, but without prompt treatment, the disease can cause serious illness or death," Dr. Patrick O'Neal, director of health protection for the Georgia Department of Public Health, said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-08-19/test-shows-ga-patient-has-pl
FDA investigations show listeria found in Blue Bell ice cream plants as far back as 2013

...and gastrointestinal symptoms and can be fatal. It also can cause miscarriage, stillbirth, premature labor, and serious illness or death in newborn babies.The three deaths were in the same hospital in Kansas. All of those who died had already...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-07/fda-investigations-show-li
Michael Egan

...Providence Road, passed away Thursday, April 16th at UMass Memorial Hospital after 13 years of courageously fighting a serious illness. He passed peacefully surrounded by his loving family. He is survived by his beloved wife of 32 years, Michelle...

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Mary Peebles

...Health Care Foundation, 2100 Central Avenue, Suite D-1, Augusta, GA to assist the needs of those battling a serious illness such as cancer, as two of her siblings had cancer. Thomas Poteet & Son Funeral Directors, 214 Davis Rd., Augusta...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000174726620
FDA recalls popular dietary supplement

...recall last month because of at least 55 cases of serious illness, including users who suffered seizures, coma and...banned in 1991 after it was linked to numerous cases of serious illness and some deaths. Last summer, cases like those associated...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/02/04/ent_252295.shtml
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Vaccines are unavoidably political

...fanfare, and the majority recovered within a week. Polio, at its very worst, affected one in 3,000 people with serious illness. Today one in 50 children is diagnosed with autism, with the government telling us it's still a mystery.The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-02-22/vaccines-are-unavoidably
Let's fill some stockings

...present to open Christmas morning. Or it may help pay for medicine or other necessities for someone who has suffered a serious illness or loss of a job. The needs in our community are as diverse as our population.According to the National Retail...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-12-08/lets-fill-some-stocki
A meaningful gift

...to someone you don't even know.Christmas is a season of joy for most of us. But for those who have suffered a serious illness, a job loss or other financial reversal, a gift from The Augusta Chronicle's Empty Stocking Fund can bring hope...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2013-12-11/meaningful-gift
Golf writers to honor Duke, McDowell, Glenn

...her contributions to the game.Duke won the Ben Hogan Award for remaining active in golf despite a physical ailment serious illness.He was diagnosed with scoliosis in the seventh grade and had a 16-inch rod attached to his spine. Duke toiled...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-01-07/golf-writers-honor-duke-mcdo
Historic smoking report marks 50th anniversary

...estimated 443,000 people die prematurely from smoking or exposure to secondhand smoke, and 8.6 million live with a serious illness caused by smoking, according to the CDC.Donald Shopland finds that depressing.Fifty years ago, he was a 19-year-old...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-01-04/historic-smoking-report-marks