Innovative surgery changes life for girl with scoliosis
By Judi Kanne Henry County resident Audrey Benford was 10 when she arrived at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta in December 2018, after her pediatrician diagnosed her with scoliosis. The news that she would have to wear a back brace to help correct a curvature in her spine was about the... Read more
‘COVID fatigue’: Are folks slacking off in the fight? 
Tired of wearing a mask in public places? Do you ever forget to take one along when you go out? Are you weary of social distancing with friends and family members? Is your hand-washing getting less frequent and a little less thorough? These may be signs that weariness with... Read more
Young adults and COVID-19: A troubling infection trend
This article was reported and written in collaboration with WebMD By Debbie Koenig and Andy Miller The number of young adults testing positive for COVID-19 has increased dramatically in recent weeks across many states. The spike among those ages 20-39 could be explained by a combination of increased testing,... Read more
Officials, riverkeeper team up to arrange Juliette water tests

The search for answers over whether waste from America’s largest coal-fired plant has tainted drinking water in a small central Georgia town has united local officials and a riverkeeper group.

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How medical personnel avoid taking coronavirus home
By Andi Clements and Andy Miller  Dr. Robert Price’s routine of going to work and coming home used to be drama-free and pretty ordinary. Price, an emergency physician at Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center, would leave through the front door of his house, and he would return hours later... Read more

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