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Augusta VA to look at clinic in Jefferson County

...Jefferson County" in response to a local effort to build a VA hospital in Louisville, Ga.Maria Andrews said in a letter last...about Andrews' decision not to pursue his request for a VA hospital in Louisville that federal estimates show could serve...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-04-11/augusta-va-look-clinic-jeffe
Rants & Raves

...number of uninsured the Department of Health and Human Services called "historic." I AM A MILITARY veteran. I use the VA Hospital. I went to the VA/ER. I was sick. They found out (what) was wrong with me and gave me some meds. Over all I...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-04-04/rants-raves
Kyle Larson explains missing last week's race

...so I wasn't too scared. I was just hoping I could get released in time to race."Larson said doctors at the Virginia hospital he first went to believed he fainted from dehydration, but he was still sent to Charlotte for a more complete look...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-04-02/kyle-larson-explains-missi
Rants & Raves

...doesn't mean I have to be ignored. I have a right to live in a clean environment and so do my little girls. I WAS AT the VA Hospital yesterday. They are very organized. THAT NICE couple shouldn't have to pick up other's trash. Intelligent people...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-03-21/rants-raves
Veteran pushes for VA hospital in Jefferson County

A Jefferson County man is leading an effort to build a Veterans Affairs hospital in Louisville, Ga., for patients who have limited income and lack transportation in rural areas beyond south Augusta.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-03-24/veteran-pushes-va-hospital-j
Augusta VA program helps reduce travel reimbursements

...861 trips, after repaying veterans $4.5 million for 106,921 trips in 2013.Travel reimbursement to veterans to VA hospitals have been under scrutiny since a 2007 amendment to the Dignified Treatment of Wounded Warrior Act ? introduced by former...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-03-15/augusta-va-program-helps-red
Miss Georgia visits Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center

...I had to say. I think if she takes that and utilizes it, I think you'll see a few more improvements here at the VA hospital," Green said.Responding to a question about public scrutiny of the VA, Bridges said the focus should be on making...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-02-09/miss-georgia-visits-charlie-
Physicians with citations of misconduct hired to treat Georgia inmates

...medical board ordering physicians who have faced disciplinary action to work in specific settings, ? like prisons, VA hospitals and free clinics.Senior Attorney for the Southern Center for Human Rights, Sarah Geraghty, called those stipulations...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-12-14/physicians-citations-miscond
You Remembered: Teen Town

...with long black hair who really shaped up a group of Teen Town misfits. Our first performance was at the old Lynwood VA Hospital on Wrightsboro Road, and family and friends were invited to attend.My dear Butler friends threw me a going away party...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-02-01/you-remembered-teen-town
Reports pan Southeast VA hospitals

Two inspector general reports reinforce views that the Department of Veterans Affairs' Southeast Network of hospitals lacks the personnel, resources and training to provide quality patient care.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-01-17/reports-pan-southeast-va-hos