Cases of COVID-19 are on the rise both locally and nationally, but Dr. Rodger MacArthur with Augusta University says the numbers aren't alarming him at this time. He says the key metric of hospitalizations remains low.
Aiken Regional Medical Centers hosted a hiring event to find candidates for their new ER center.
When diet and exercise aren't quite enough to lose weight, what is next? Some turn to medications, but what do you do if that doesn't work? The experts at Doctors Hospital say that might be when you should consider bariatric surgery.
The Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center announced today it will be one of the 37 VA sites to receive the initial doses of the COVID-19 vaccine.
University Hospital reports there are currently 1,237 positive samples, 10,063 negative samples with at least 85 patients who have tested positive hospitalized.
The Georgia Department of Public Health reported a total of 57,681 confirmed positive COVID-19 cases in the state and a total of 2,451 coronavirus-related deaths as of 3 p.m. on June 14
The county, along with MedNow Urgent Care, has opened a drive-thru testing clinic at the Columbia County Exhibition Center in Grovetown.
The World Health Organization launched a campaign this year to bring awareness to the contributions that nurses make to healthcare. This comes as there are nursing shortages at hospitals across the country.
AUGUSTA, G.A. (WFXG) - Texting and driving can cost you your life and it's a lesson Richmond County students learned first hand today.
The AET's coordinator says 20 total tickets were written at those 10 non-compliant bars. One ticket was written to the person who sold the alcohol and the second is written against the establishment's license.
Doctors Hospital doctors spoke out about the difference hand washing can make, especially during flu season.
DHEC is warning customers that a City Billiards employee has tested positive for hepatitis A. The agency says customers who ate at the restaurant between Jan. 22 and Feb. 5, 2019 may have been exposed to the virus.
DHEC is emphasizing that people shouldn't be afraid to eat at local restaurants because of the recent hepatitis A outbreak.
Scientists have discovered by fixing a defect in 'killer T cells,' they could actual help the fight against cancer.
When you watch television, it’s not long before an ad for a prescription drug plays on the screen.
Georgia is one of seven states that doesn't have bariatric surgery as a health benefit for state employees, but one bariatric surgeon right here at Augusta University is lobbying to change that.
Dr. Jorge Cortes joins the Georgia Cancer Center and Medical College of Georgia September 1, 2019
More than 300,000 people have cardiac arrests each year, and about 90-percent of those people end up dying from it.
The movement to look and feel younger continues to be big business – but the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is cracking down.
According to the Academy of General Dentistry, up to 80 million people suffer from halitosis, or chronic bad breath.
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The procedure is called a mechanical thrombectomy and is only offered in around 150 hospitals nationwide.
In his campaign, Governor Kemp made mental health and school safety priorities in his platform. On Monday, he announced more funding for a plan to bring mental health professionals to your child’s school.
The savory smell of chili drifted through the hallways of Children’s Hospital of Georgia, all for Donate Life Month and Pediatric Transplant Week.
The project, which is expected to be completed in Summer 2020, includes 4 major components and is the largest investment in the Doctors Hospital campus since the hospital was built.
Georgia’s governor wants to see mental health professionals in public schools to help students and possibly save lives.
The American Lung Association released their 2019 “State of the Air” report, showing Georgia has improved the ranking in air quality.
An analysis by the group Climate Central shows that spring is arriving about 3 days earlier than it did in the 1960’s and 1970’s.
A recent study found a man’s beard contains more germs than a dog’s fur. The findings are trending all over social media, so we went out to get reactions from local barbers and doctors.