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Study: Hospice Patients Less Likely To Die In Hospitals

People who enroll in hospice care are five times less likely to die in hospitals and nursing homes than people who do not choose...

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Georgia & The Affordable Care Act

Find out how health reform affects you.

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New FDA Rules Will Put Calorie Labels On Nearly Everything

Like it or not, calorie counts are coming to restaurant menus, convenience store sandwiches and more as the Food and Drug Administration announced new calorie labeling rules on Tuesday.

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CDC: Only 30 Percent Of Americans With HIV Have It Under Control

Only 30 percent of Americans with HIV have the virus under control, according to a new report published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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CDC: 1 In 3 Adults Drink Excessively, But Not Alcoholics

One third of adults drink excessively but are not alcoholics, says a new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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Does Hunching Over Smartphones Hurt Our Spines?

According to one study, people spend an average of 2-4 hours a day hunched over their smartphones, which puts a lot of stress on the spine.

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Study Suggests Genetic Link For Male Homosexuality

A large study of gay brothers adds to evidence that genes influence men’s chances of being homosexual, but the results aren’t strong enough to prove it.

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Government Pushes Healthcare Enrollment

There’s a renewed push to get Americans to sign up for health insurance through the Affordable Care Act. According to Dr. Karen DeSalvo, the Acting Assistant Secretary for Health in the U.S. Department of Health […]

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Study: More Than Half Of Poison Control Calls Regarding Energy Drinks Involve Children 6 Or Younger

There’s a growing concern that high-caffeine energy drinks are making their way into the wrong hands.

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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?

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