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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...

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Georgia & The Affordable Care Act

Find out how health reform affects you.

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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 […]

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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!”

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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.

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Study: Women Who Sleep More Have More Sex

Women who sleep more tend to have more sex, a new study finds.

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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.

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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.

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Study: Age-Linked Memory Loss May Be Worse For Men

Men may be more vulnerable to failing memory than women, a new study finds.

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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?