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Year by year, law catching up to problem of prescription drug misuse

...symptom of pain, and that many patients were subsequently left to needlessly suffer. In the late 1990s the Veterans Administration promoted "pain" as the fifth vital sign. In 2001 the accrediting body known simply as the Joint Commission...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2015-02-15/year-year-law-ca
Sylvia Mayson

...and they remained together until his death in 2011. Mrs. Mayson worked as a Research Chemist at both the Veterans Administration and Medical College of Georgia. She faithfully volunteered to help on countless charitable organizations and...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000174106605
William Baker

...Jianhua Cheng of the Augusta Uptown VA for the care he gave our dad over the last 15 years. Also, thanks to the Veterans Administration, Pruitt Health Skilled Nursing Center in North Augusta, and Hospice staff for their excellent care.

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000174163495
Georgia executes man convicted of 1998 killing of sheriff's deputy during a traffic stop

...service in the Vietnam War, the clemency petition said, adding he was repeatedly exposed to violence in Vietnam.Veterans Administration doctors had diagnosed Brannan with post-traumatic stress disorder in 1984 and determined that his condition...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-01-13/georgia-executes-man-c
John Armstrong Pope

...Retired BankerAUGUSTA, Ga. - John Armstrong Pope, 88, entered into rest on Tuesday, January 20, 2015 at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Augusta. He was born in Augusta on September 25, 1926 to the late Frederick Brenner and Anne Postell...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000173933337
Margaret E. Sammons

...life-long resident of Augusta. She was of the Christian Faith and was retired from Medical Records at the Veterans Administration Hospital, Uptown Division with 20 years of service. Survivors include two sons, John S. Sammons, Sr...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000173959585
Nealie Daley

...Augusta her home for the past 53 years. She was a member of the Bath Lighthouse Tabernacle and retired from the Veterans Administration Hospital, Uptown Division. Mrs. Daley was the wife of the late Walter Jack Daley. Survivors include her son...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000174020880
Nealie Daley

...Augusta her home for the past 53 years. She was a member of the Bath Lighthouse Tabernacle and retired from the Veterans Administration Hospital, Uptown Division. Mrs. Daley was the wife of the late Walter Jack Daley. Survivors include her son...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000174003230
Nealie Daley

...Augusta her home for the past 53 years. She was a member of the Bath Lighthouse Tabernacle and retired from the Veterans Administration Hospital, Uptown Division. Mrs. Daley was the wife of the late Walter Jack Daley. Survivors include her son...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000174011884
Delays hurt health care

With all the controversy about the delays at Veterans Administration hospitals, you would think the private providers in the area would pay attention.I understand the investigations of the VA...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-01-09/delays-hurt-health-care