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- Deal Signs Order Requiring Readiness For Marijuana Law Gov. Nathan Dealsigned an executive order requiring state agencies to begin preparations for the enactment of the state's medical marijuana bill.
- Georgia Senate Passes Medical Marijuana Bill ATLANTA (AP) — The Georgia Senate has overwhelmingly passed a sweeping medical marijuana bill that now goes back to the House for tweaking. Republican Rep. Allen Peake of Macon wrote the House bill that led to a substitute from the Senate He...
- Candice Bergen Discusses 30-Pound Weight Gain Candice Bergen otherwise known as Murphy Brown is telling the world and the TODAY Show, “Let me just come right out and say it: I am fat!”
- Study: Males Nurses Scarce, But Make More Money Than Female RNs The average 2013 salary for male nurses was about $70,000, versus about $60,000 for women.
- Study: Women Who Sleep More Have More Sex Women who sleep more tend to have more sex, a new study finds.
- Study: Kids Who Start Kindergarten At Older Age More Likely To Drop Out, Commit Crimes Children born just after the cut off date for enrolling in kindergarten are more likely to drop out of high school before graduation and to commit serious crimes.
- Study: Breastfed Babies Have Higher IQ, Income In Adulthood Children who were breastfed their first year of life went on to have higher IQ scores and earned higher salaries, a new study finds.
- Study: Age-Linked Memory Loss May Be Worse For Men Men may be more vulnerable to failing memory than women, a new study finds.
- Study: Measles Threat Looms In West Africa Following Ebola Outbreak A measles outbreak in West Africa could potentially take as many lives as Ebola if vaccinations don't increase, a new study suggests.
- Candylike Marijuana Could Endanger Children Researchers say the recent sale of candy that contains marijuana may pose health concerns for children, partly due to the packaging.