Thursday, April 24, 2014

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 »

Medical Associates Executive Committee to meet April 21

AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Executive Committee of the Board of Trustees of The Medical College of Georgia Physicians Practice Group Foundation, doing business as Georgia Regents Medical Associates, will meet ... Read More »

Osteoporosis drugs appear to impede cell membrane repair

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A class of drugs widely used to treat osteoporosis appears to impede a cell’s ability to repair a protective outer membrane that helps determine what enters and exits, researchers report. ... Read More »

Chattanooga Times & Free Press: Marijuana oil studies get OK in Georgia

Chattanooga Times & Free Press: April 10, 2014 Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal on Thursday revived an effort to let children suffering from seizures try medicinal marijuana oil as treatment. At ... Read More »

WBNS-TV Columbus, Ohio: Georgia governor backs medical marijuana trials

WBNS-TV Columbus: April 10, 2014 Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal says the state and Georgia Regents University will work to help children with seizure disorders get access to a form of ... Read More »