Sunday, April 20, 2014

New tax deduction available to community-based physicians

AUGUSTA, Ga. – Gov. Nathan Deal signed into law April 15 legislation that creates tax deductions of up to $10,000 for community-based faculty physicians who provide training to medical, physician ... Read More »

GRU History student awarded undergraduate paper prize

Augusta, Ga. – Georgia Regents University History major Abraham Wilson has won the 2014 undergraduate paper prize from The Americas Council of the University System of Georgia. His paper, “Being ... Read More »

Smith elected Vice President of the Georgia Public Health Association

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AUGUSTA, Ga. – Dr. Selina Smith, Director of the Georgia Regents University Institute of Public and Preventive Health, has been elected Vice President of the Georgia Public Health Association, the ... Read More »

Medical Center and Health System boards to meet April 24

AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Boards of Directors of MCG Health, Inc., doing business as Georgia Regents Medical Center, and MCG Health System, Inc., doing business as Georgia Regents Health System, ... Read More »

Green tea formula naturally increases saliva in dry mouth patients

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 AUGUSTA, Ga. – An over-the-counter lozenge containing green tea antioxidants could significantly enhance oral health and quality of life for millions of patients suffering from dry mouth, researchers at Georgia ... Read More »

GRHealth enrolls in national surgery improvement program

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AUGUSTA, Ga. – Georgia Regents Health System is working to make surgery safer for patients by participating in the American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program, the first nationally validated, outcomes-based program to measure and improve the quality of surgical care in hospitals. GRHealth joins 12 Georgia hospitals and 538 worldwide in the ACS NSQIP program. Read More »

Rite Aid selling Miracle Balloons to support Children’s Hospital

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AUGUSTA, Ga. – Through Saturday, May 24, area Rite Aid stores will sell $1 paper Miracle Balloons that directly support the Children’s Hospital of Georgia, the local Children’s Miracle Network Hospital. Customers who make a donation will receive $9 in coupon offers, good for a variety of popular products sold at Rite Aid. Read More »

WSJ Marketwatch: 10 things baby-product industry won’t tell you

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The Wall Street Journal MarketWatch: April 15, 2014 Purchasing organic baby food or formula is a legitimate philosophical choice, says Dr.  Jatinder Bhatia, a pediatrics professor at Georgia Regents University ... Read More »

GRU names recipient of university’s opera scholarship

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  AUGUSTA, Ga.- Samantha Grubbs, a senior at Evans High School, has been selected to receive a $4,000 Augusta Opera Award from the Georgia Regents University American Opera and Musical ... Read More »

Moore elected Master of American College of Physicians

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Dr. Walter J. Moore, a rheumatologist and Senior Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education and Veterans Affairs at the Medical College of Georgia at Georgia Regents University, has been elected ... Read More »