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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...

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Georgia & The Affordable Care Act

Find out how health reform affects you.

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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.

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Study: People Look More Attractive After 1 Drink, But Not 2

People look good after a drink but not two, a new study finds.

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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.

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Study: Peanut Eaters May Live Longer

Peanuts may help people live longer, a new study finds.

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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.

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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.

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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 […]

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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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