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Study: Head Lice Showing Resistance To Many Treatments

A new study finds head lice have developed genetic mutations that make them resistant to permethrin, the active ingredient in some of the most popular lice treatments.

08/18/2015

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With Rap Star, Georgia Gov. Taps Unlikely Partner

Republican Gov. Nathan Deal and rapper Ludacris may seem like an odd pairing for a campaign event, but the duo was a hit with a cheering crowd of students Friday.

09/26/2014

Republican governors scored easy political points by rejecting President Barack Obama's plan to enroll more poor people in government health insurance. . (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Report: Childhood Cancer Cases Up, But Deaths Down

A new report says childhood cancer cases continue to increase, but death rates have fallen by in half.

01/31/2014

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President Obama Headed To Atlanta Area to Discuss Early Childhood Education

President Barack Obama is heading to Georgia and is expected to visit an early childhood learning center in the Atlanta area.

02/14/2013