Engel named interim vice president for Division of Communications and Marketing
by Lisa Kaylor on September 25, 2020 at 2:33 pm
Christen Engel, senior associate vice president of communications, has been named interim vice president of the Division of Communications and Marketing effective Oct. 1.
Caldwell is E-cigarette champion for Georgia Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics
by Toni Baker on September 21, 2020 at 5:00 pm
Dr. Alice Little Caldwell, associate professor of pediatrics at the Medical College of Georgia and director of the Newborn Nursery at Augusta University Health System, is the E-cigarette champion for the Georgia Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics.
What’s happening at Augusta University next week? Story ideas for Sept. 21-25
by Danielle Harris on September 21, 2020 at 1:55 pm
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AU community encouraged to participate in annual Month of Miracles
by Raysean Ricks on September 17, 2020 at 5:02 pm
Beginning Thursday, Oct. 1, departments across the university system will have the opportunity to participate in the third annual Month of Miracles (previously referred to as May is for Miracles).
Augusta University to open imaging, pediatric multispecialty clinics on Wheeler Road
by Lisa Kaylor on September 15, 2020 at 7:00 pm
Augusta University is expanding its reach to better serve area patients with a new care center on Wheeler Road.
Biology Club hosts donation drive for Childhood Cancer Awareness Month
by Staff on September 15, 2020 at 1:25 pm
Augusta University’s Biology Club spearheads a donation drive for young patients at Children’s Hospital of Georgia during Childhood Cancer Awareness Month.
Critical Vaccines for Kids and Teens
by Children's Hospital of Georgia on September 14, 2020 at 8:43 pm
Vaccines help your child’s body to learn how to fight an illness by delivering a weaken, dead or partial germ that causes the illness. When your child receives the vaccine, her immune system creates antibodies to fight off an infection of the germ. Afterward, should she be exposed to the live germ, her body will The post Critical Vaccines for Kids and Teens appeared first on Children's Health.
Your Guide to Tummy Time for Newborns
by Children's Hospital of Georgia on September 14, 2020 at 7:06 pm
Tummy time involves placing your child on his or her stomach for a short period of time each day while he or she is awake. It’s an important developmental step for your baby. Think of it as your child’s daily workout—just as adults need regular exercise, so do babies. Tummy time is important for: Building The post Your Guide to Tummy Time for Newborns appeared first on Children's Health.
Simple Strategies Help Kids Cope During These Unprecedented Times
by Children's Hospital of Georgia on September 10, 2020 at 5:08 pm
The state of the world today can seem overwhelming to most adults, much less to children. Many parents likely wonder what they can do in the midst of it all to ensure their children are coping mentally. According to a child and adolescent psychiatrist at the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University and the The post Simple Strategies Help Kids Cope During These Unprecedented Times appeared first on Children's Health.
Simple strategies help kids cope during these unprecedented times
by Jennifer Hilliard Scott on September 10, 2020 at 2:43 pm
The state of the world today can seem overwhelming to most adults, much less to children. Many parents likely wonder what they can do in the midst of it all to ensure their children are coping mentally.
What’s happening at Augusta University next week? Story ideas for Sept. 8-11
by Danielle Harris on September 4, 2020 at 6:11 pm
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4 Ideas for Fall Fun Beyond Football
by Children's Hospital of Georgia on September 3, 2020 at 1:32 pm
Ideas for Fall Fun Beyond Football Our communities love football, but the 2020 season promises to be anything but normal. Games are moving forward this fall at the high school, college (for certain conferences, including the ACC and SEC) and pro levels, but as we’ve learned during the COVID-19 pandemic, plans can change quickly. With The post 4 Ideas for Fall Fun Beyond Football appeared first on Children's Health.
Blood drive coming to campus Sept. 10
by Michaela Martinez on September 2, 2020 at 5:04 pm
The Shepeard Community Blood Center will be partnering with the Office of Volunteer Services and Community Engagement to host a blood drive in September.
Georgia Cancer Center hangs ribbons to observe Childhood Cancer Awareness Month: In photos
by Henry Hanks on September 2, 2020 at 4:59 pm
Cancer is the disease that kills more children than any other.
Fat Man’s owner proud to help AU Health during COVID-19 pandemic
by Henry Hanks on September 2, 2020 at 4:58 pm
Fat Man’s formed an assembly line with their employees, as hundreds of lunches would go out every day to Augusta University Health and frontline workers around the area.
Creamy Squash Soup with Shredded Apples
by Children's Hospital of Georgia on August 31, 2020 at 1:34 pm
Oh, the joys of fall. The leaves are golden, the apples are shiny and the squash are ripe. If you’re looking for a recipe to combine all of your favorite fall joys, this is it. It’s a great source of vitamins A and C with sweet and nutty flavors for picky eaters. Number of servings: 4 Ingredients: The post Creamy Squash Soup with Shredded Apples appeared first on Children's Health.
New clinic at Children’s Hospital of Georgia offers expertise for complex patient care
by Henry Hanks on August 27, 2020 at 1:08 pm
“She’s a working mom, and knows what it’s like to be a working mom with a busy schedule.”
Georgia Cancer Center, Children’s Hospital and Augusta mayor join forces to help families lower cancer risk
by Chris Curry on August 17, 2020 at 4:01 pm
While they have a long life ahead of them, now is the time for Augusta's children to learn skills and habits that can ensure their life will be filled with healthy choices. They are the reason the Georgia Cancer Center, Children’s Hospital of Georgia and Augusta Mayor Hardie Davis are joining forces to create the Augusta Fit Families program.
Children’s Hospital of Georgia’s weight loss clinic sheds light on childhood obesity
by Danielle Harris on August 10, 2020 at 6:09 pm
Learn how the Children's Hospital of Georgia helped a local teen jump start her weight loss journey.
Local Panda Express to host fundraiser for Children’s Hospital of Georgia
by Raysean Ricks on August 4, 2020 at 7:22 pm
Augusta's Panda Express is hosting a one-day, virtual fundraiser for the Children’s Hospital of Georgia.
Children’s Hospital facility dogs celebrate birthdays with a parade
by Henry Hanks on July 31, 2020 at 6:49 pm
Nugget and Casey celebrated with a visit to the patients at Children's Hospital of Georgia.
July’s Healing Arts exhibit captures the beauty of nature
by Raysean Ricks on July 30, 2020 at 3:12 pm
Dr. Bill Lutin, a pediatric cardiologist at the Children’s Hosptial of Georgia, has been capturing the beauty of nature in photos for over 20 years and has been volunteering for almost 10 years.
Showpony designs T-shirt to support Children’s Hospital of Georgia
by Lisa Kaylor on July 28, 2020 at 6:31 pm
Local merchandise company Showpony has designed an exclusive T-shirt to raise funds for Children's Hospital of Georgia at Augusta University,
Get kids used to wearing a mask before school starts
by Jennifer Hilliard Scott on July 23, 2020 at 12:30 pm
The number one way parents should be preparing students now to return to school during the COVID-19 pandemic is teaching them to wear a mask every time they leave home, an Augusta pediatrician says.
Keel celebrates five years as president of Augusta University
by Staff on July 17, 2020 at 6:23 pm
Whether it was tackling the university’s name change shortly after arriving on campus in 2015 or facing the complications of this year’s COVID-19 pandemic, Brooks A. Keel, PhD, has always stood up for what he calls his top priorities: students and patients. On July 20, Keel will proudly celebrate his five-year anniversary as president of Augusta University.
Orange Creamsicle Smoothie
by Children's Hospital of Georgia on July 16, 2020 at 4:12 pm
Kid-friendly smoothies are the perfect treat for breakfast, lunch or snack. Not only do they taste great, but it is the perfect base for adding in extra vegetables and other nutrient-rich foods. A creamsicle smoothie is like dessert, but better with ingredients such as vitamin-full carrots, potassium-rich banana, Greek yogurt loaded with protein and more. The post Orange Creamsicle Smoothie appeared first on Children's Health.
Banana Oat Pancakes
by Children's Hospital of Georgia on July 16, 2020 at 4:02 pm
They say breakfast is the most important meal of the day! You can’t go wrong with these healthy and kid-friendly banana oat pancakes featuring potassium-rich bananas. It’s a breakfast recipe you and the kids are sure to love. Ingredients 2 ripe bananas 2 eggs ½ cup almond milk, or other milk of choice 1 teaspoon The post Banana Oat Pancakes appeared first on Children's Health.
Pop-up parade honors health care workers: In photos
by Henry Hanks on July 7, 2020 at 8:07 pm
Health care workers greeted the trucks, motorcycles and other vehicles as they went by Monday morning.
MCG/AU Health System start pediatric anesthesiology fellowship
by Jennifer Hilliard Scott on July 7, 2020 at 12:00 pm
A new one-year pediatric anesthesiology fellowship program to train physicians who specialize in the care of infants and children under anesthesia begins this summer at the Medical College of Georgia.
by Children's Hospital of Georgia on June 24, 2020 at 8:36 pm
Picture this: your toddler asks if she could have a chocolate chip cookie before dinner time, and you politely explain that she will have to wait until after she eats her dinner. She kicks and screams and before you know it – finds her way to the cookie jar, regardless of your previous conversation and The post Time-Outs appeared first on Children's Health.
How Summer Weather Affects Sickle Cell Disease
by Children's Hospital of Georgia on June 24, 2020 at 3:00 pm
How Summer Weather Affects Sickle Cell Disease After a cold winter, most of us love it when the weather warms up. And kids with sickle cell disease? They really love it. “Staying warm is good for overall health if you have sickle cell disease, so in the summer, these kids tend to do better,” said The post How Summer Weather Affects Sickle Cell Disease appeared first on Children's Health.
Chocolate Yogurt Pops
by Children's Hospital of Georgia on June 24, 2020 at 3:00 pm
Nothing beats the summer heat quicker than a sweet, frozen treat. Featuring potassium-rich banana, cocoa powder and vanilla yogurt, these refreshing pops satisfy a sweet tooth and are simple enough to make that little ones can get involved in the fun. You will need: 1 cup low-fat vanilla yogurt 1 medium banana 2 teaspoons cocoa The post Chocolate Yogurt Pops appeared first on Children's Health.
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by Danielle Harris on June 19, 2020 at 11:27 am
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AU Health, Gold Cross partner to improve patient transport services
by Christen Engel on June 9, 2020 at 1:00 pm
Augusta University Health has signed an agreement with Gold Cross EMS to improve medical ground transportation for patients who need the highest levels of care at Georgia’s only public academic health center.
Teen, family manage new lifestyle after food allergy diagnosis with help of Children’s team
by Christen Engel on June 2, 2020 at 8:11 pm
With so many options to choose from, most people spend the better half of their day deciding where and what to eat, but not so for the third of Joel and Susan Jolly’s five boys. Rhett knows exactly what he will have.