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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 Federation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-12-08/lets-fill-some-stocki
Georgia lawmakers offer medical marijuana proposals

...legalize the drug in limited amounts for people older than 21. Thompson said that lawmakers should consider people with serious illnesses who need treatment."I hope we take what we've learned and put that to use," he said.Opposition has come...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-12-03/georgia-lawmakers-offer-
Social Security recipients will see another tiny increase

...more of their income on health care.The rise in medical costs has slowed in recent years, but people hit with serious illnesses can still see their individual costs soar."Seniors across this nation understand how important having an accurate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-22/social-security-recipients
Robert Bowman Jr.

...Marisa. Memorials may be made to Victory Junction Gang Camp (for children with chronic medical conditions or serious illnesses), 4500 Adams Way, Randleman, NC 27317 or to a charity of your choice. Chance & Hydrick Funeral Directors, 2502...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000173258106
Marcos Ambrose will donate money if he qualifies

...Petty's No. 9 Ford said he will donate $25,000 of his winnings to Victory Junction, a camp for children with serious illnesses, if he's voted into the all-star race at Charlotte Motor Speedway.The race is open to race winners from the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-05-07/marcos-ambrose-will-donate
Toledo water contamination enters 3rd day

...customers affected by the toxic contamination. Drinking the water could cause vomiting, cramps and rashes. But no serious illnesses had been reported by late Sunday. Health officials advised children and those with weak immune systems to avoid...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-04/3rd-day-toledo-water-woes
Golf writers honor Ken Duke for overcoming disability

...Coun try Club.The award, which goes to a golfer who remains active in the sport despite a physical handicap or serious illness, is presented annually on the eve of the Masters.Duke, 45, who will begin play in his second Masters today...

http://augusta.com/masters/story/news/golf-writers-honor-ken-duke-overcoming-dis
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
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