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Pittsburgh acquires former Georgia Bulldog Brandon Boykin

...just before camp began.Clowney played in only four games as a rookie last season before having season-ending microfracture surgery in December. SEAHAWKS: Right on the heels of signing quarterback Russell Wilson to a contract extension, they locked up...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-08-02/pittsburgh-acquires-former-ge
Katie Ledecky kicks off run at worlds with a win

...the final lap to clinch the victory. He sat on the lane line and clenched both fists in celebration.Sun said he put off surgery for injuries to his hand and shoulder so he could compete at the worlds."I've been dreaming of winning in Kazan," he...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-08-02/katie-ledecky-kicks-run-worlds-wi
Enough to make you sick

...to go uninsured or become covered by the government.Studies show Medicaid patients often have worse outcomes after major surgeries, have higher child mortality rates and use emergency rooms more than those with no insurance at all.And this is the program...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-08-01/enough-make-you-sick
Braves show creativity by adding payroll flexibility in Olivera deal

...that includes the $4.5 million buyout on his 2016 option.The Braves acquired Arroyo, who is recovering from Tommy John surgery, in a previous deal along with pitching prospect Touki Toussaint. They bought the rest of Arroyo's salary for the rights...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-08-01/braves-show-creativity-a
Rants & Raves

...horrible problems in your own community. I WANT TO RANT about the federal government using Medicare money to pay for transgender surgery when they have people like me almost 73 years old. I've been a widow for eight years, I'm living on Social Security...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-08-01/rants-raves
Carolina Panthers' Cam Newton has a fresh outlook on life

...has been more active this off-season is because he's healthy. He couldn't do anything athletic last year after ankle surgery."This is probably the best I've felt in a long time ? and that is saying a lot," Newton said.Newton led the Panthers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-07-31/carolina-panthers-cam-newton-
Doctors Hospital | The Augusta Chronicle

...including a 24-hour emergency department, day surgery services, outpatient diagnostic and therapeutic...treatment for cancer patients. Doctors Hospital Surgery Center in Evans offers day-surgery services to the growing Columbia County area...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/organizations/hospitals/doctors-hospital
Veterans Affairs Hospitals | The Augusta Chronicle

...center has 470 beds and provides tertiary care in medicine, surgery, neurology, psychiatry, blind rehabilitation, spinal cord...Walton Way, is authorized for 155 beds (58 medicine, 37 surgery and 60 spinal cord injury). The Uptown Division, located...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/organizations/hospitals/veterans-affairs-hos
Aiken Regional Medical Centers | The Augusta Chronicle

...wing of the cardiac floor is a step-down unit for critically ill patients once they leave the Intensive Care Unit after heart surgery. Every room is equipped with up-to-date telemetry so each patient can be monitored constantly from the central nursing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/organizations/hospitals/aiken-regional-medic
Retief Goosen, Ryo Ishikawa share Quicken Loans National lead

...along with Kevin Chappell.Goosen, a 46-year-old two-time major champion, is finally feeling healthy after major back surgery in 2012.Always stoic on the course, he still has plenty of passion for the game, which he showed by qualifying for both...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-07-30/retief-goosen-ryo-ishikawa-s