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Age and driving Tragic accidents in which elderly drivers run their automobiles into groups of pedestrians have alarmed the public and raised questions about the adequacy of auto-licensing exams. "If we don't find a way to separate out people who have lost the ability to drive safely, the legislative response could be to limit driving based on age rather than ability," said William Troyer, a professor of medicine at the University of Illinois at Chicago who has studied learning in the aged.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/12/04/ent_218506.shtml
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Red Wings' Fischer again treated at hospital

...returned to the hospital for treatment. He was released Wednesday and is to undergo further testing at the University of Michigan Medical Center in Ann Arbor, the team said. While resting at home Monday, Fischer experienced a "brief, abnormal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/12/01/hoc_27887.shtml
Hockey
Ebola vaccine shows promise in guinea pig study

NEW YORK -- Guinea pigs that were injected with genes from the Ebola virus gained protection against infection, a possible step toward creating an Ebola vaccine for people. The injections protected nearly all the animals, a better result than standard vaccine approaches have achieved against Ebola in animal studies.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/12/30/tec_219842.shtml
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Overtime: Yankees sign Davis away from Royals

The New York Yankees filled their void at designated hitter, agreeing Wednesday to a $9.8 million, two-year contract with Chili Davis. Davis, a 37-year-old switch-hitter, batted .279 for the Kansas City Royals last season with 30 homers and 90 RBI on a team that finished last in the AL Central at 67-94. The Montreal Expos traded relief pitcher Dave Veres to the Colorado Rockies on Wednesday for switch-hitting minor league outfielder Terry Jones. The teams also will exchange players-to-be-named-later.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/12/11/oth_218894.shtml
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Donald G. Gallup (SAVANNAH, Ga.)

SAVANNAH, Ga. - Dr. Donald G. Gallup, MD, 74, died Saturday, January 8, 2011 at his home in Savannah, GA. Dr. Gallup was born in Youngstown, Ohio on June 20, 1936, the son of the late Robert Jonathan and Dorothy Daverin Gallup. He was a 1954 graduate of Sumter High School in Sumter, South Carolina. He continued his formal education at Clemson College of South Carolina where he earned, with Honors, a B.S. in Education. He then attended Medical School at Emory University, and upon completion served an internship at Greenville General Hospital in South Carolina.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/obituaries/2011-01-09/donald-g-gallup-savannah-ga
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Dr. Walter G. Rice

Dr. Walter Gowans Rice, former Medical College of Georgia professor and dean, died Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2000, at his residence. Dr. Rice was 88. A memorial service will be at 3 p.m. Saturday at Covenant Presbyterian Church.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/11/10/obi_299989.shtml
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