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Georgia Seniors Save Millions Through Obamacare

President Barack Obama’s  healthcare plan is saving Georgia seniors millions on prescription drugs. The U.S. Health Department says over the past four years, the Affordable Care Act has trimmed 327-million dollars off  medication costs. The […]

WAOK-AM–07/30/2014

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Experts: Food Allergies Are Skyrocketing

An explosion of food allergies is unique to America and Europe and no one seems to know why.

07/24/2014

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Butter Making A Comeback As New Study Suggests Health Benefits

Researchers from the University of Cambridge in England found butter and other fats like it may not be as bad for us as once thought, and may even have some health benefits.

07/24/2014

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NCIS Star Pauley Perrette Issues Hair Dye Health Warning After Severe Allergic Reaction

NCIS actress Pauley Perrette is warning fans about the dangers of hair dye after suffering a severe allergic reaction to her trademark ink-black color.

07/22/2014

Doctors say the men, treated for different conditions, were shown to be clear of the AIDS virus after bone marrow treatments. (JOSEP LAGO/AFP/Getty Images)

Lab CEO Accused Of Falsifying Test Results

Local allergy testing lab CEO now faces federal charges after allegedly falsifying test results sent to patients. Rashaan Jackson Garth billed almost twelve health insurance companies for testing that was not even done on patients […]

WAOK-AM–07/22/2014

The number of cases of HIV diagnosed among gay men from 13-24 years old increased 132 percent from 2002 to 2011, says a CDC report. (JOSEP LAGO/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: HIV Diagnoses Drop In US, But Increase In Young Gay Men

Number of HIV diagnoses among younger gay men increased from 2002 to 2011.

07/21/2014

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School Safety Tips For Younger Kids

School is back in session, so take some time to go over these important safety tips with your children. This is just the beginning of the conversation, but it’s a great place to get started.

07/21/2014

Doctors say the men, treated for different conditions, were shown to be clear of the AIDS virus after bone marrow treatments. (JOSEP LAGO/AFP/Getty Images)

Report: 2 Men Show No Sign Of AIDS Virus After Bone Marrow Transplant

Researchers say it holds promise for HIV treatments.

07/18/2014

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Study: Stroke Cases Declining in U.S.

Cardiologists welcome a new study that finds the downward trend in stroke cases is continuing across the United States.

07/18/2014

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If The Shoe Doesn’t Fit, Don’t Wear It

Achy feet? It turns out the shoe size you’re wearing could have a bigger impact on your overall health than you may realize.

07/17/2014

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