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Walking away from a car crash

What can happen to the body in an automobile collison

I didn’t see it coming, but when the other Honda crashed into the passenger side of my Civic it felt like an explosion inside my car. What had happened? Was I badly hurt? I didn’t know. Read more...

Ultimate stroke care

Augusta hospital named comprehensive stroke center

Georgia Regents Medical Center is the first hospital in Georgia—and one of only 20 hospitals in the country—to be named an Advanced Comprehensive Stroke Center. That gives the Augusta hospital serious bragging rights over its counterparts in metro Atlanta. Read more...

Morehouse research to-go

A mobile unit takes research to rural areas

Morehouse School of Medicine recently unveiled what they say is the state's first mobile high-tech research unit equipped for research, prevention, and services. Using it, they can go to rural areas and let people take part in research trials, such as diabetes and stroke prevention studies. Read more...

Cancer study ready to launch

American Cancer Society needs thousands of local volunteers

Helping cancer research is about a lot more than donating money. The Atlanta-based American Cancer Society is in the final stages of the enrollment drive for its third Cancer Prevention Study, CPS-3. The call is out for up to 5,000 metro area men and women 30-65 who have never been diagnosed with cancer. The purpose of the study is to better understand the lifestyle, environmental, and genetic factors that affect a person's risk of developing or dying of cancer. Read more...