Corneal transplant recipient lives fully
by Margot Carvallo
March 25, 2015 04:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Gov. Nathan Deal declared March as Eye Donor Month in Georgia, with corneal transplants as one of the most common transplants with the least invasive procedure and no waiting list. Mari Fridenmaker, a Buckhead resident, suffered an eye scratched by her dog Perry in 2000, causing some discomfort and requiring weeks of treatment before she was asked to go to a cornea specialist. Fridenmaker developed an eye infection caused by bacteria that may have been housed in her dog’s nail or in...
AAA study finds 6 of 10 teens in car crashes distracted
The most comprehensive research ever conducted into crash videos of teen drivers has found significant evidence distracted driving is likely much more serious a problem than previously known, accor...
Mar 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Column: Education Reform Commission can make difference
I suspect my recent silence on the subject of public education in Georgia has been deafening to some of you. I will explain. In January, I was named to the Education Reform Commission by Gov. Natha...
Mar 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Emerald Ball to benefit at-risk children
The 88th annual Emerald Ball dedicated to support the city’s most disadvantaged at-risk children and youth will take place March 28 at 6:30 p.m. at the Georgia Aquarium in downtown Atlanta. The bal...
Mar 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Proposed WellStar, Emory merger
Feb 11, 2015 | 557106 views | 0 0 comments | 245 245 recommendations | email to a friend | print

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