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Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is a bacteria that is resistant to many of the strongest antibiotics, and although recent prevalence has been limited to hospitals and nursing homes, a new study of 161 New York City residents who contracted the MRSA infections finds that the these people’s homes were “major reservoirs” for the bacteria strains. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Study: Antibiotic-Resistant MRSA ‘Superbug’ Found In US Homes

An anti-biotic resistant “superbug” that has long affected hospitals and other health-care locations around the world has now...

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Georgia & The Affordable Care Act

Find out how health reform affects you.

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Study: Weight-Loss Surgery Alters Sense Of Taste, Smell

According to a recent study, many patients have changes in their appetite, taste, and smell after weight-loss surgery.

Study: Bacteria Can Survive Longer In Contact Lens Cleaning Solution Than Previously Known

According to a new study, bacteria that can cause serious eye infections are able to survive longer in contact lens cleaning solution.

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Study: Link Between Pollen, Suicide Rates

According to a study, pollen is a potential explanation for the seasonal effects on suicide rates.

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Hospital Radiology Technician Pleads Guilty To Faking Mammogram Results

An ex-radiology technician accused of filing inaccurate mammogram results at a middle Georgia hospital has pleaded guilty to 10 counts of reckless conduct and a count of computer forgery.

Drowning replaces traffic accidents as the leading cause of accidental deaths for boys age 1-4; second leading cause for girls in that age group. (Getty Images)

Study: Drowning A Leading Cause Of Accidental Deaths For Young Children

Drowning replaces traffic accidents as the leading cause of accidental deaths for boys age 1-4; second leading cause for girls in that age group.

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Study: Young Dads Have High Risk Of Suffering Depression

According to a recent study, men who become fathers around age 25 have a 68 percent increase of depressions symptoms over the first five years of being dads if they live at the same home as their children.

In this photo illustration a woman holds an e-cigarette on April 2, 2014 in London, England. (credit: Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

Study: Cancer Risk In E-Cigarette Vapors

According to a new study, vapor from e-cigarettes damage human cells in much the same way as smoke from traditional cigarettes.

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Tamiflu Shortage Again

The liquid form of the flu drug Tamiflu is in short supply.

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DASH Diet Ranked Best Overall — Once Again

The new annual ‘‘best diets” list is out from U.S. News & World Report.

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What ‘Brain-Dead’ Means

What does it mean when doctors say a person is brain-dead?