Former UGA coach Richt suffers heart attack
Former Miami (Fla.) and Georgia coach Mark Richt suffered a heart attack on Monday morning, he said on social media. Richt, 59, tweeted on Monday that he wanted to share the news himself. Read the full article: si.com Read more
Therapy for child brain tumors entering advanced clinical trial
A homegrown discovery at Medical College of Georgia about the immune system is now entering an advanced clinical trial at Georgia Cancer Center and Children’s Hospital of Georgia for children with brain tumors. Read the full article: Augusta Chronicle  Read more
Cobb, Fulton lawmakers question Sterigenics chief
Sterigenics President Phil Macnabb was greeted at the state Capitol on Thursday with two satirical protest signs associating him with Mr. Burns from “The Simpsons” and his company with “lies, leaks, fires, explosions, cancer and pollution.” Macnabb, the head of an Illinois-headquartered multinational medical sterilization company with a plant... Read more
Gwinnett man part of federal crackdown on genetic testing wave
A Gwinnett County businessman and convicted felon is at the center of a sweeping federal crackdown on a genetic testing wave that prosecutors say has cost taxpayers more than $1 billion in illegal Medicare reimbursements. Read the full article: ajc.com  Read more
OSHA launches investigation after Macon worker’s death
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration has launched an investigation following yet another death at the Nichiha manufacturing plant in South Macon. An OSHA spokesman told WABE it’s  investigating Wednesday’s death of 59-year-old William Bonner at the plant, owned by a Japanese corporation. Read the full article: WABE Read more

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