nathan deal

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 marijuana bill.

16 hours ago

health care

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.


(File photo. Credit: LIU JIN/AFP/Getty Images)

Fewer Americans Taking Lunch Breaks May Have Negative Impact

Research suggests the existence of the lunch break is decreasing among American workers. Only one in five people leave work for a lunch break, NPR reports. Most workers shy away from leaving their desks at all.


Apple Watch (Photo by Stephen Lam/Getty Images)

Apple Watch & ResearchKit Raise Privacy Concerns

Apple’s announcement brought the potential for a healthier future with innovative technology that’s guaranteed to take the world by storm for its practicality and it’s privacy risks.


Kim Kardashian attends The 57th Annual GRAMMY Awards (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images.)

Data: Butt Implants Surge In Popularity In Past Year

Butt augmentation popularity is on the rise as more and more people are going under the knife to increase their behinds.


File photo of a person filling a cup with soda. (Photo Illustration by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

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 eating too much sugar and people should slash their intake to just six to 12 teaspoons per day — an amount that could be exceeded with a single can of soda.


Emergency Room (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

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.


tobacco nicotine study

Study: Smokers May Tap Into Multiple Sources For Nicotine

A major study on American smoking habits suggests e-cigarettes are often used to get a nicotine fix in places where taking a puff is usually frowned upon.


Emergency Room (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Woman Says She Had To Leave ER To Call 911 From Shopping Mall For Medical Help

Christy Mitchell, who has a life-threatening disease says she had to leave a hospital emergency room and call 911 to get the care she needed.


charlote bacteria

Charlotte Hospital System Reports 2 Deaths From Superbug

North Carolina health officials say two Charlotte-area residents have died in recent months.