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Fewer male infants in the U.S. are being circumcised, and new research finds that nearly half of all uncircumcised males will contract a medical ailment related to their foreskin. (Getty)

Study: Circumcision Rates Declining Among US Males

Fewer male infants in the U.S. are being circumcised, and new research finds that nearly half of all uncircumcised males will contract a medical ailment related to their foreskin.

04/03/2014

Can I Pay For A Dentist With My Health Insurance?

For children, those younger than 19, dental care is a pediatric service that must be covered as an essential benefit.

03/20/2014

This Dec. 2, 2013 photo shows a woman reading the HealthCare.gov insurance marketplace internet site in Washington, D.C. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Ga. Republicans Moving Against Obama Health Plan

Republicans were poised Tuesday to make it even tougher for Georgia to expand a government health insurance program for the poor, undercutting a big part of an overhaul backed by Democratic President Barack Obama.

03/18/2014

File photo of a judge's gavel. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Ga. Woman Sentenced To 10 Years In Medicaid Fraud

A metro Atlanta woman convicted of fraudulently billing the Georgia Medicaid system has been sentenced to 10 years in prison.

03/03/2014

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)

Republicans Consider Mini-Bailouts For Hospitals Without Obamacare Funds

Republican governors scored easy political points by rejecting President Barack Obama’s plan to enroll more poor people in government health insurance.

02/09/2014

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Real Talk w/ Rashad Richey: Moral Monday Protesters Released From the Slammer

On today’s show we had Senator Vincent Fort discuss his recent release from the Atlanta jail stemming from a protest yesterday outside of Governor Nathan Deal’s office. ┬áSen. Fort along with protesters from the group […]

WAOK-AM–01/28/2014

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Georgia Moral Mondays Begin Next Week

Starting Monday, January 13, Moral Monday’s will begin in Georgia. A movement in which activists from across the state will descend on the state capitol to protest for moral issues such as Medicaid, Unemployment Benefits, […]

WAOK-AM–01/07/2014

Booking photo of Kenneth Morris Wiggins.  (credit: Cobb County Sheriff's Office)

Ga. Dentist Pleads Guilty To Medicaid Fraud

Federal prosecutors say a metro Atlanta dentist has pleaded guilty to orchestrating a multimillion dollar Medicaid fraud scheme.

11/25/2013

US President Barack Obama speaks on the Affordable Care Act in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House on November 14, 2013 in Washington, DC.  (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Hearing Focuses On Health Care In Rural Georgia

Emma Collins, a licensed massage therapist from Ellijay, was hopeful about the new federal health care law after struggling in recent years to find insurance coverage because her artificial heart valve is considered a pre-existing condition.

11/25/2013

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Three Glaring Changes Needed To Fix Obamacare

Some immediate fixes can address problems that are becoming evident as provisions of the new law take effect.

11/18/2013

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