Corneal transplant recipient lives fully
by Margot Carvallo
March 25, 2015 04:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 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...
Atlanta Department of Public Works employees arrested
One week after two Atlanta Department of Watershed Management employees were arrested for stealing city property and selling it, four workers with the city’s Department of Public Works have been ar...
Mar 31, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 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 | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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UPDATED: Voters approve infrastructure bond referendum
In a referendum Tuesday, voters overwhelmingly approved the city of Atlanta’s 20-year, $252.5 million infrastructure bond, which will help pay for an estimated $1 billion backlog of citywide road a...
Mar 17, 2015 | 2 2 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
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Proposed WellStar, Emory merger
Feb 11, 2015 | 571051 views | 0 0 comments | 255 255 recommendations | email to a friend | print

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