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...ccffc@comcast.net , or call Michel Young on Tuesdays at (706) 541-2849. Hypertension Dr. Havon Knight will present a program on controlling hypertension from 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday at Savannah Rapids Pavilion. Dinner will be served...

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...of Thomson. Dinner will be served. For information, call (706) 359-1339. Hypertension Dr. Havon Knight will present a program on controlling hypertension from 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday at Savannah Rapids Pavilion. Dinner will be served...

Deputy coroner, firefighter remembered by loved ones

...was named a Columbia County deputy coroner in November, died unexpectedly Sunday evening from a heart attack brought on by hypertension, Coroner Vernon Collins said after a Monday autopsy. McPherson, 50, of Evans, was laid to rest, with a firefighter's...

Benefit raises money to aid child with medical problems

...2-year-old who suffers from a variety of chronic ailments.Kamarion suffers from congenital heart disease, pulmonary hypertension and other illnesses that affect his heart, lungs and eyes.He had open heart surgery in September to repair the valves...

Free clinics are cost-effective help

...Waiting for help at the Faith Care Free Clinic are very eager patients, mostly the working poor, who battle diabetes, hypertension and depression, among other illnesses. A team of highly dedicated volunteers from Wesley United Methodist Church and others...

Gospel's healing power

...anything. My whole lifestyle has changed." Freeman said she's known for years her kidneys were failing from a lifetime of hypertension. Since Feb. 14, she's been restricted to dialysis at a Grovetown nephrology center three times a week. Freeman, a...

Lack of health care access hurts many

...about 250 patients, mostly single mothers, in three years and treats between 80 and 90 for management of illnesses such as hypertension and diabetes. "It's more of a caring place than a curing place," Lightsey said, Each patient is not only treated but...

Award prescribed for medical clinic

...themselves, including diet and exercise. Medications are necessary for the management of chronic illnesses such as diabetes and hypertension, the doctor said. FaithCare volunteers take on the labor-intensive tasks of helping patients fill out forms to qualify...

Give free clinics a seat at reform table

...medicine more accessible. At charity clinics, there is a significant focus on disease prevention, especially diabetes, hypertension and cardiovascular disease. Medications are dispensed or drug discount cards are distributed to patients with directions...

Woman's three-year wait for kidney donor is over

...days to confirm the kidney is functioning well. Wilhelmenia, who was quite active before her kidneys failed from years of hypertension, must take it easy for two or three weeks. Lakeisha said her mother never enjoyed having to schedule around dialysis appointments...

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