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A high level of enterococci bacteria was detected in the water, which increase the risk of gastrointestinal illness in swimmers.
Source: Savannah Morning News
Analysis shows cancer and heart disease shorten lives of blacks
Source: Augusta Chronicle
State plans managed health care for children on Medicaid
Youth advocates and pediatricians say so-called “managed care” of the state’s 27,000 children in foster care, adoption assistance or the juvenile justice system could help better coordinate their health care.
Source: Athens Banner-Herald
Medical Center of Central Georgia gets high marks in magazine’s rankings
The U.S. News & World Report has recognized the Medical Center of Central Georgia as one of the top 50 hospitals for cardiac treatment and surgery in the country, plus listed it as high performing in ten adult specialties.
Source: Macon Telegraph
Buckhead woman dies after fire ant sting
Jenny Pomeroy, the president/CEO of Prevent Blindness Georgia, died from complications caused by anaphylactic shock.
Kennesaw State University to close health clinic at MUST Ministries
Kennesaw State President Dan Papp said the university could no longer afford to operate the $200,000-a-year clinic.
Source: Marietta Daily Journal