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- UN: World Eating Too Much Sugar New guidelines from the World Health Organization are enough to kill anyone's sugar high. The U.N. health agency says the world is eating too much sugar and people should slash their intake to just six to 12 teaspoons per day — an amount that could...
- CDC: Heroin Deaths Shifting To Young, White Midwest Users The people who die from heroin-related overdoses in the U.S. now tend to be young, white and live in the Midwest, according to a government report.
- Study: People Look More Attractive After 1 Drink, But Not 2 People look good after a drink but not two, a new study finds.
- Study: Humans Genetically More Like Their Fathers Despite physical or personality similarities to an individual's mother, offspring are actually more genetically similar to their father, a new study from UNC School of Medicine reveals.
- Study: Peanut Eaters May Live Longer Peanuts may help people live longer, a new study finds.
- Survey: Parents Increasingly Ask Doctors To Delay Vaccines More and more, parents are pressuring doctors to delay vaccines for young children, making their kids and others vulnerable to preventable diseases.
- Man Having Heart Attack Claims He Was Saved By TV News Report A Montgomery man was experiencing some fatigue and back pain at home when a news anchor told a personal story of his surprise heart disease diagnosis during his broadcast.
- Millions Of Georgians Impacted By Insurance Company Data Breach Georgia Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens says that the recent data breach and cyber-attack of Anthem Inc.’s computer system has potentially impacted more than 3.7 million Georgians who may have had their personal information compromised. Anthem...
- Cannabis Oil: "It Will Help With The Pain And Make Life A Little More Bearable" State Representative Gloria Frazier (D-Hephzibah) is being credited with pushing to get Sickle cell anemia placed back in Georgia's medical marijuana bill. Sickle cell would be among the 9 qualifying illnesses that are included in the legislation. ...
- Study: Smokers May Tap Into Multiple Sources For Nicotine A major study on American smoking habits suggests e-cigarettes are often used to get a nicotine fix in places where taking a puff is usually frowned upon.