Posted: 01/11/2007 - MCG is going completely smoke-free. Hospital officials say they aim to make all areas of MCG and the MCG Health System tobacco-free within one year.
Posted: 01/11/2007 - Overweight kids aren't just in danger of developing diabetes, heart disease and other illnesses. In a study released today, MCG found that 25 percent of children with high BMI's have a sleep-breathing disorder.
Posted: 01/11/2007 - Flu clinics in Columbia County for the rest of November.
Posted: 01/11/2007 - An Orangeburg County woman has the first state-confirmed human case of West Nile virus disease for 2006, the state DHEC reported today.
Updated: 01/11/2007 - While some toys can be quite dangerous to young eyes, others can actually help improve children's vision.
Posted: 01/11/2007 - If you want to prevent lung cancer, the three most important things you can do are: Don’t smoke, don’t smoke and don’t smoke. 80 percent of lung cancers could be prevented if people did not pick up that first cigarette.
Posted: 01/11/2007 - It's official: St. Joseph hospital has new owners. Today, the hospital announced Triad Hospitals and some local doctors have purchased the hospital on Wrightsboro Road.
Posted: 01/11/2007 - This is a time for orthodontists to warn parents and kids with braces about what you need to avoid when you go out trick-or-treating.
Posted: 01/11/2007 - A salmonella outbreak is affecting 18 states, including Georgia. Over 170 cases have been reported. Experts at the Centers for Disease Control say the bacteria may have spread through some sort of produce, including lettuce and tomatoes.
Posted: 01/11/2007 - A community meeting let folks know about upcoming health screenings for people who may have been exposed to chlorine during the January 2005 train derailment.
Updated: 01/11/2007 - Safe Kids East Central, led by the MCG Children’s Medical Center, offers the following tips on how to keep children safe on Halloween.
Updated: 02/05/2009 - The Medical College of Georgia premiered a documentary at the Imperial Theatre tonight featuring Daniel Moretz, a local teenager who had more than a dozen heart surgeries.
Posted: 01/11/2007 - Investigators are blaming bottled carrot juice for botulism poisoning. A Florida woman has been hospitalized since September and remains unresponsive.
Posted: 01/11/2007 - A popular brand of lettuce grown at the same California field where tainted spinach was found has been removed from the shelves in the west coast.
Posted: 01/11/2007 - The MCG Thyroid Center is offering a free thyroid cancer screening on Thursday, October 19 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Otolaryngology offices on the fourth floor of the MCG Ambulatory Care Center on Harper Street.
Posted: 01/11/2007 - The State Department of Education is one of 14 state agencies nationwide that will share $4 million in training grants announced by the U.S. Department of Agriculture.