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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...

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Georgia & The Affordable Care Act

Find out how health reform affects you.

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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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New In-Home Innovations Claim They Can Make You Healthier

New innovations claiming to give you more energy and even help you sleep better are just some of the wellness features found in the new healthy home.

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Bono, Affleck Stay Silent in PSA on Ebola Response

Celebrities are playing the waiting game in a new online campaign calling for a unified response to the Ebola epidemic in West Africa.

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Study: Stress Harder On Younger Women’s Hearts

Stress affects young women with heart disease harder than it affects young men with heart disease, 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?

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