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An attractive black man with tattoos who claims to be well-traveled and to have a recording studio may be intentionally infecting victims with HIV, according to Georgia Southern University officials.
Source: Statesboro Herald
Old tool used in new way in Augusta to help fight obesity
H.U.M.A.N. Healthy Vending is providing healthy, clean and tasty alternatives via vending machines; currently they are planned for the public library and will soon be in schools.
Georgia Regents University researchers find new technique to manage peripheral arterial disease
Researchers hope a noninvasive measure of oxygen levels in leg muscles will help alleviate the pain. The idea is to push to the point of often intolerable pain then rest so the blood requirements of the muscles decrease, Dr. Jonathan Murrow said.
Source: Atlanta Business Chronicle
DermaTran Health Systems gets tax break in Rome
During the past year, the company has invested $7 million in equipment and real estate while establishing Rome as its corporate headquarters. The pharmaceutical company has also created close to 100 new jobs in Rome over the course of the year.
Source: Rome News-Tribune
Northeast Georgia Medical Center installing geothermal field at new hospital site
The 500-foot wells will circulate water to create renewable energy to heat and cool the future hospital.