NEW ORLEANS - More than half a million people a year with chest pain are getting an unnecessary or premature procedure to unclog their arteries because drugs are just as effective, suggests a landmark study that challenges one of the most common practices in heart care.
We are looking at raising partner's major suit when you have four-card support.
WASHINGTON - Attorney General Alberto Gonzales' liaison with the White House will refuse to answer questions at upcoming Senate hearings about the firings of eight U.S. attorneys, citing her Fifth Amendment protection against self-incrimination, her lawyer says.
DEAR DR. GOTT: Many years ago, I had a boil, and my doctor said to put compresses on "as hot as I could stand " to draw the core out. After several days of this, only to be in much pain without any results, I resorted to researching another remedy. I had heard vitamin E was good for skin care and decided to purchase a vitamin E capsule. I put it directly on the boil, then covered it with a bandage. I repeated this procedure three times a day. Within 24 hours, the boil had decreased in size by one half ...
DEAR ABBY: I am a 17-year-old high school senior. Last summer I lost my virginity. Since then I have slept with six guys. Do you think my future husband will be seriously upset about it, even though he will probably have been out there more than I have?
The year ahead looks quite hopeful for you because you are not likely to repeat any old mistakes, where you suffered large losses, that you've made in the past. In fact, the lessons you learned will now be put to productive uses.
Georgia Southern starts a five-game road trip tonight. The trip begins in Atlanta as the Eagles battle in-state rival Georgia Tech tonight at 7 p.m. then Wednesday afternoon at 3:00. Wednesday's game will be televised live on SportSouth.
DANIA BEACH, Fla. - Anna Nicole Smith accidentally overdosed on at least nine prescription drugs - including a powerful sleep syrup she was known to swig right out of the bottle - after a miserable last few days in which she endured stomach flu, a 105-degree fever, pungent sweating and an infection on her buttocks from repeated injections.
Georgia Southern University's Raptor Center was the site this past weekend for Spring Egg-Stravanganza, which also included a campout. Campers learned about the birds of prey kept at the center and how the Raptor Center helps the wildlife. They also had a a lot of fun.
Gates of the Arctic National Park and Preserve's chief of operations, Gary Youngblood, was recently named the National Park Service Alaska Region recipient of the Harry Yount Award for 2007.
The Georgia Southern Eagles gave up a pair of four-run innings to the Furman Paladins on Saturday, proving to be the difference as GSU dropped the second of a three-game series 9-3.
About two thousand people enjoyed games, food and fireworks at Friday night's annual Swing Into Spring event - the official kickoff of the Statesboro-Bulloch County Recreation Department youth baseball and softball season.
PRETORIA, South Africa - For five days, Oscar Pistorius endured a withering cross-examination at his murder trial from a prosecutor who pounced on apparent inconsistencies in his testimony. Yet, legal analysts said Tuesday, expert witnesses who will testify for the defense could undermine the prosecution's efforts to prove Pistorius killed girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on purpose after an argument.
AUGUSTA - The moment doesn't get much bigger than this - a 20-foot putt on the 18th green Sunday at Augusta National for the win.
On April 26, Southeast Bulloch will welcome its 20th class into the athletic hall of fame as the school holds its annual banquet and induction ceremony.
Southeast Bulloch's senior girls made it a career sweep, winning a fourth consecutive region championship at the Region 1-AAA track and field meet Tuesday in Brooklet.
Georgia Southern baseball players Will Middour and Aaron Palmer have been dismissed from the program, GSU head coach Rodney Hennon said on Tuesday.
BOSTON - Survivors, first responders and family members of those killed in the Boston Marathon bombing marked the anniversary Tuesday with tributes that combined sorrow over the loss of innocent victims with pride over Boston's resilience in the face of a terror attack.
NEW YORK - Marking the 67th anniversary of the day Jackie Robinson broke baseball's color barrier, the Rev. Jesse Jackson praised Commissioner Bud Selig for the strides the sport has taken in minority opportunities over the past two decades.
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Improvement in the economy after years of austerity has led to a discussion of whether the city of Statesboro should give its employees a 2.5 percent raise instead of a smaller raise and another one-time bonus.
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DAHLONEGA, Ga. - Tuition is going up for Georgia students at all 31 state colleges and universities under a budget plan approved Tuesday by the state Board of Regents, including the largest increase of $372 more per semester for Georgia Tech undergraduates.
BOSTON - Survivors, first responders and family members of those killed came together Tuesday to mark the anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombing with solemn ceremonies.
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