Updated: 01/11/2007 - Columbia County has already used up its first shipment of flu vaccinations. Vaccinations are on hold until next shipment arrives. There is no expected shortage of the flu vaccine.
Posted: 01/11/2007 - Education and awareness can help save lives, particularly when it comes to breast cancer. MCG Health System will offer free breast health lunch and learns every Friday in October.
Posted: 01/11/2007 - There has been a large outbreak (50 cases) of E. coli in 8 states. The possible link is pre-packaged fresh spinach.
Posted: 01/11/2007 - A record freshman class, new buildings all over campus, and a new cancer center up and running...all proof that MCG is strong and getting better. That was the message of MCG president Dr. Dan Rahn's State of the University address today.
Posted: 01/11/2007 - The Georgia attorney general's office hosted a public hearing today on the proposal to sell St. Joseph Hospital in Augusta. News 12 has also learned that the name of the hospital could soon change.
Posted: 01/11/2007 - University Health Care System is partnering with Lowe's to help promote early detection of prostate cancer. University will be offering the Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA) blood test to members of the community free of charge at area Lowe’s stores in September, which is National Prostate Health Month.
Posted: 01/11/2007 - Don't cash that check. That's the message the government is sending some 230,000 Medicare recipients after they were mistakenly reimbursed for premiums they paid for prescription drug coverage.
Posted: 01/11/2007 - Your immune system is designed to help you fight off everything from serious infections to the common cold...but sometimes the immune system attacks itself, and that can be serious.
Posted: 01/11/2007 - Plans for the sale of Augusta's St. Joseph Hospital are moving ahead. Triad Hospitals, Inc. wants to buy the hospital in partnership with local doctors.
Posted: 01/11/2007 - Local pediatric nurses will now be able to take the exam for Certified Pediatric Nurse designation right here in Augusta, with a discounted fee and rapid turnaround on test scores.
Posted: 01/11/2007 - One of the most important things parents can do to ensure their children are ready to take on the challenges of a new school year is to take them for a back-to-school eye exam.
Posted: 01/11/2007 - Answers for the Heat Quiz.
Posted: 01/11/2007 - When summer heat pushes into the 90s, it's time to take action to protect yourself and your loved ones. But how smart are you about the heat? Take this quiz to test your heat IQ.