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Richmond County jury awards woman $1.57 million for diagnosis error in medical malpractice case

...had an elevated white count, on Nov. 19 she had an extended abdomen and on Nov. 20, when Gravitt returned to the ER with vomiting, Grossman admitted her to the hospital. He didn't order a CT scan for two more days, however, Tisdale said.A CT scan...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-06-11/patient-wins-augusta-m
Poison center fields synthetic pot calls

...effects associated with synthetic cannabinoid use are agitation, tachycardia (increased heart rate), drowsiness or lethargy, vomiting and confusion, the CDC reported."It is something to be concerned about,'' Lopez said. He added that almost all the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-16/poison-center-fields-synthet
Marijuana can also cause vomiting, make kids sick

...an opposite effect and cause constant vomiting and abdominal pain, and the number of...cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome, or cyclic vomiting and abdominal pain. It was first described...Haldol helps relieve abdominal pain and vomiting and that others found success with the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-02-06/marijuana-can-also-cause-vom
Little understood ailment causes chronic vomiting

...teen-ager Lauren Danforth started vicious vomiting spells - 20 times daily for a week...Memorial Hospital, the diagnosis - cyclic vomiting syndrome - was both a godsend and a curse...Missouri and a pioneer in treating cyclic vomiting syndrome. Dr. Jim Martin of San Antonio...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/11/23/tec_329109.shtml
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Keep pets safe from heat

...stroke include excessive panting; dark or bright red tongue and gums; lethargy; stumbling; seizures; bloody stools or vomiting; and coma. If you suspect heat stroke, you should seek veterinary treatment for your pet immediately.Enjoy the warmer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-05-30/keep-pets-safe-heat
E. coli outbreak sickens 7, closes Greenwood day care

...coli and similar bacteria strains in the intestines of humans. Most are harmless, but a few can cause serious problems with vomiting and severe diarrhea.The best way to stop the illness is to wash hands thoroughly after using the bathroom or changing a diaper...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-06-08/e-coli-outbreak-sickens-7-clo
Fraternity at the University of Florida is suspended

...members were extremely drunk, and were urinating on flags and verbally abusive."They were urinating off of balconies, vomiting off of balconies. They could see the men and women below were there with the retreat. They had on hats and shirts with logos...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-04-24/fraternity-university-florida-suspe
Laurens County closes all schools over illnesses

...norovirus, though they had not confirmed it.Norovirus is often spread through contaminated food and can cause diarrhea, vomiting, stomach pain, fever and body aches. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says most people get better after one...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-04-24/laurens-county-closes-all-sch
Augusta veteran's widow aims to become advocate

...Jan. 30, 2014, at age 64.Deborah McCullar said that after her husband began experiencing chronic headaches, nausea, vomiting, dehydration and drowsiness five years ago, the VA ordered "every test imaginable, except an MRI.""He was disintegrating...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-04-16/augusta-veterans-widow-a
Oscar Pistorius vomits while listening to graphic testimony at murder trial

PRETORIA, South Africa - Hunched over, vomiting into a bucket by his feet and retching loudly, Oscar Pistorius was vividly reminded at his murder trial Monday of the gruesome...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-03-10/oscar-pistorius-vomi