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CDC: Tiny Glass Particles Contained In Isolated Set Of HPV Vaccines

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued a voluntary recall for an isolated HPV vaccine that it says contained tiny glass particles as a result of a breakage during the manufacturing process.

12/23/2013

Advocacy groups are fighting a Georgia policy that would charge the state’s nearly 800,000 users of taxpayer-funded cellphone service a $5 per month fee. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Consumer Groups Fight $5 ‘Obama Phone’ Fee In Georgia

Advocacy groups are fighting a Georgia policy that would charge the state’s nearly 800,000 users of taxpayer-funded cellphone service a $5 per month fee.

12/18/2013

A worldwide study on technology and health care needs found that a global majority of people (57 percent) believe traditional hospitals will be obsolete in the future. (Photo credit should read PHILIPPE HUGUEN/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: Global Majority Say Technology Will Make Hospitals Obsolete

A worldwide study on technology and health care needs found that a global majority of people (57 percent) believe traditional hospitals will be obsolete in the future.

12/16/2013

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Good News In The Auto Industry…Does That Mean Good News For You?

Time off during the holidays does wonders for my motivation…not to mention so much has been happening in the auto industry in the last month. According to an article in the Associated Press on December […]

WAOK-AM–12/07/2013

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Crowds But No Violence At Black Friday Locations in Atlanta Area

ATLANTA (WAOK) — Crowds taking advantage of Black Friday deals around Atlanta were heavy but orderly overnight Thursday into Friday morning. Area malls reported crowds beginning at 8 pm Thursday night when many malls opened. […]

WAOK-AM–11/29/2013

Airport officials expect nearly 2 million passengers to pass through Hartsfield-Jackson-Atlanta. (Getty Images)

Atlanta Airport To See Bump In Thanksgiving Travel

Atlanta’s airport is expecting an increase in travel during the coming Thanksgiving week.

11/23/2013

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Obama Administration Delays Healthcare Enrollment

Washington (WAOK/Fox News) — President Barack Obama has decided to push back the date for the second round of enrollment under his Affordable Care Act. The original date set for October 15, 2014 was pushed […]

WAOK-AM–11/22/2013

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New Phone Lines No Longer Receiving 404, 678 Area Codes

Atlanta (WAOK/AJC) — If you intend to ask for an Atlanta phone number in the future, get ready for a shock.  The North American Number Planning Association say they will no longer create numbers beginning […]

WAOK-AM–11/13/2013

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Mayor Reed Uncovers New Vending Program

Atlanta (WAOK/AJC) — The administration for Mayor Kasim Reed has announced plans for a public vending program that will replace the previous program. The new program will be overseen by the License and Permit Unit […]

WAOK-AM–10/31/2013

The recommendations are bound to prompt eye-rolling and LOLs from many teens but an influential pediatricians group says parents need to know that unrestricted media use can have serious consequences. (Photo by Andreas Rentz/Getty Images)

Doctors Urge Parents To Adopt Policy Restricting Teen Texts, Online Access

The recommendations are bound to prompt eye-rolling and LOLs from many teens but an influential pediatricians group says parents need to know that unrestricted media use can have serious consequences.

10/28/2013