Hospital readmissions are bad for everyone
They’re obviously bad for discharged patients. No one wants to leave the hospital, get worse instead of better and then have to be hospitalized again.
HEALTH AND FITNESS: Make sure the holiday fun does not remove health and exercise from your to-do list
The busy holiday season can make it easy for exercise to get sidetracked.
OPINION: Tangibles, intangibles vital to one person's cancer survival
Promoting early detection is the goal that inspires cancer survivors to tell their stories.
The state has four training sites for PAs
The shortage of PAs “mimics the physician shortage,” said Jeff Chambers, a physician assistant who practices in Athens. “In Georgia, there are a lot of [PA] jobs available. It’s a real growth area.’’
CANCER CHRONICLES: Renowned cancer doctor decries state Medicaid policy
Dr. Chuck Mendenhall says he doesn’t receive a penny of payment from one-third of the cancer patients he currently treats.
CANCER CHRONICLES PART 5: Breast cancer survivor recently celebrated 5th anniversary of her cancer 'journey'
Associate broker Pat Tricquet is an advocate for self-examination after discovering a cancerous lump in her breast.
Cancer screening program based in Albany receives national recognition
Cancer Coalition of South Georgia was selected as one of the top three organizations to receive national recognition from the Mutual of America Foundation and a $25,000 grant.
Vice president of oncology services still has passion for Phoebe Cancer Center
Linda Van der Merwe makes sure the fight against cancer in Southwest Georgia reaches the administrative level as well.
Coalition screening program helps cut region's cost for cancer treatment
The Cancer Coalition of South Georgia has taken a local approach in its efforts to help with the fight against cancer.
Check presented to breast health center following Oct. 12 walk
Nearly $900 was raised from a walk conducted at Chehaw Park last month in support of breast cancer treatment and research.
CANCER CHRONICLES: Albany oncologist says no cancer diagnosis is hopeless
Dr. Chirag Jani is one of the most respected young oncologists in America, and he says more patients are winning their battles against cancer.
CANCER CHRONICLES PART 3: Carlton Breast Center deemed a jewel by cancer survivor
Realtor Patsy Martin, 74, is back at work with the energy of someone half her age after undergoing a bilateral mastectomy just over a year ago.
CANCER CHRONICLES PART 2: An entrepreneur's cancer is in remission after head, neck treatment
An Albany businessman has a new outlook on life after battling an aggressive form of cancer.
CANCER CHRONICLES: Troy Kimsey says God gave him a heart for medicine
Phoebe Cancer Center Director of Surgical Oncology Dr. Troy Kimsey says he chose medicine over the ministry after a bit of divine intervention.
Top hospital facing nearly $100 million in funding cuts
Ellyn Jeager of Mental Health America of Georgia said closing the Grady program “would be devastating.’’
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