Monthly Archives: October 2010

Cushing’s tumor registry opens to the public

A ribbon cutting in the Cushing/Whitney Medical Library heralds the opening of the new Cushing Center. The Cushing Center, new home to the Cushing Tumor Registry, opened its doors to visitors during the annual reunion in June. Fifteen years in … Continue reading

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Budget cuts jeopardize Georgians’ health

Beth Heath’s biggest frustration as Madison County nurse manager is when she can’t help someone, when she has to turn someone away. “There are patients that leave [the health department], and we worry about them because we don’t know what … Continue reading

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Medical College of Georgia introduces 230 future physicians

Two hundred and thirty future physicians slipped into white coats for the first time Saturday, September 25, at Medical College of Georgia’s annual white coat ceremony held at Warren Baptist Church in Augusta. Among them were 190 first-year med students … Continue reading

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Prevention Programs Deliver but Underfunded in Public Health

Doyle McCallister weighed 420 pounds when he walked into the Madison County Health Department a year ago. “My dad had five heart attacks, two open heart surgeries, diabetes and high blood pressure.  I don’t want to go through that,” said … Continue reading

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