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Nurses to take 'Time Out'

...invasive procedure is a requirement of the Joint Commission Universal Protocol. Despite the requirement, 40-60 wrong-site surgeries likely occur in the United States each week.Time Out Day was created by the Association of periOperative Registered Nurses...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-05-24/nurses-take-time-out
Richmond Summit resident wants alley opened to help disabled at complex

...complex's mostly disabled residents.Injured in a construction accident years ago, Hawkins uses a walker and will soon have surgeries on his hips to relieve pain and make him more mobile.In the meantime, scrambling a half block from Richmond Summit's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-05-18/richmond-summit-resident
Steinbrenner on Alex Rodriguez: 'He's been a great asset'

...million marketing bonus isn't causing public acrimony.While he has not played a full season since 2007 because of two hip surgeries and various injuries, Rodriguez appeared in 37 of the Yankees' first 40 games, including 32 as a designated hitter...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-05-20/steinbrenner-alex-rodrig
Old dog gets bath, another year older

...He has the health issues and ailments of a human his age, and his medical bills are the household's highest. Two knee surgeries. A host of dietary restrictions. Even a very expensive hair restorer that returned most of his curly, white coat after...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/bill-kirby/2015-05-21/old-dog-gets-bath-anothe
South Carolina Medal of Honor recipient escorting WWII vets to DC

...the life of a fellow Marine by throwing himself on a grenade in Afghanistan.The 25-year-old says his 40 reconstructive surgeries are behind him and he's been able to wrap up his sophomore year of college. But he has one more task before taking the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-09/south-carolina-medal-honor-re
Bond denied again for man accused of setting woman on fire

...on fire on Aug. 22.She suffered second- and third-degree burns that left her with severe nerve damage and in need of surgeries.Jones has an extensive criminal record of assaults, kidnapping, theft, burglary, sexual assaults and assault on a pregnant...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-05-08/bond-denied-again-man-
Norma Jean Whiteside

...permanently into the presence of her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. On February 6th, and 10th, Jean had 2 catheterization heart surgeries with 5 stents being inserted. February 11th, a left side paralyzing stroke changed our life forever and helped usher her...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000174803847
Hardships can bring you closer with God

...do with a now-5-year daily battle with my little daughter Abbey's medical problems.There have been a dozen various surgeries, several collective weeks in the hospital, and many thousand therapy sessions to try to begin to deal with all of this...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2015-04-24/hardships-can-bring-you-
Deputy gets sheriff's office to promote March of Dimes

...almost unheard of."Seven days later, Sawyer stopped breathing on his own. Over the next three months, he underwent five surgeries on his heart, hernias and for a ruptured intestine, but there were still complications."We were in the last hurrah and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-01/deputy-gets-sheriffs-office-p
Shelby Miller, Braves rout Phillies

...tip your hat to guys like that who battle for their career."Billingsley, a right-hander, fought back from two major surgeries on his pitching arm to make his first start since April 15, 2013, for the Los Angeles Dodgers against San Diego.He said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-05-05/shelby-miller-braves-rou