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J&J launches new cap to curb Tylenol overdoses

WASHINGTON - Bottles of Tylenol sold in the U.S. will soon bear red warnings alerting users to the potentially fatal risks of taking too much of the popular pain reliever.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-08-29/jj-launches-new-cap-curb-t
Interim MCG president has local tie

It might seem that James N. Thompson has no formal ties to the Medical College of Georgia, but the new interim president of MCG has a connection to Augusta: His son David is a former associate pastor of Curtis Baptist Church.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/09/04/met_546898.shtml
Metro | Paine College
Second try at antidepressants often works

The largest study ever done on treating depression has found that patients who didn't get well with the first medicine they tried had a good chance of succeeding the second time around.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/03/24/liv_73161.shtml
Life & style
Report: Soy no significant effect on cholesterol

DALLAS - Veggie burgers and tofu might not be so great at warding off heart disease after all.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/01/23/liv_48446.shtml
Life & style
As obesity surgery soars, patients weigh which method is best

As more people abandon New Year's resolutions to lose weight and turn to obesity surgery, doctors are debating which type is safest and best.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/01/02/liv_37914.shtml
Life & style
Drastic lowering of bad cholesterol urged for heart attack patients

...pressure, or other multiple risk factors. Grundy, director of the Center for Human Nutrition at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, said that the updated recommendations call for drug therapy in almost all high-risk...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/07/13/liv_422011.shtml
Life & style
News you can use

...whiteheads and aggravate acne, says Dr. Amit Pandya, an associate professor of dermatology at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. She also warns against using granulated facial creams. "They are basically a gentle way to sandpaper...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/06/30/met_420682.shtml
Metro
Experts worry about an especially bad flu season for children

Flu sweeping across the country appears to be hitting unusually hard at young children, and experts say occasional reports of deaths among otherwise healthy youngsters are especially worrisome.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/12/19/liv_393084.shtml
Life & style
Procedure raises brow to improve patients' sight

Herbert Collins is not the type to go Hollywood, so it was understandable when people scoffed at his reason for going to Medical College of Georgia Hospital and Clinics.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/11/04/liv_388275.shtml
Life & style
Dietary experts debate the alleged evils of white bread

Should people really care that they digest potatoes faster than carrots?

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/09/02/foo_384024.shtml
Food