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A national media and advertising campaign entitled “Tips From Former Smokers” is being credited for more than 200,000 smokers having quit following the three-month campaign. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Ga. Health Officials Offering Help To Quit Smoking

State health officials are offering help to Georgians who want to quit smoking and using tobacco products.

11/22/2013

U.S. health officials say middle-aged women are the fastest-growing group of people dying from drug overdoses. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Prescription Drug Disposal Event Set For Saturday

Georgians wishing to dispose of unwanted prescription drugs are asked to visit one of more than 90 collection points during National Drug Take Back Day this weekend.

10/24/2013

File photo of people using exercise machines at the gym. (credit: AP Photo/Markus Gilliar, Pool)

Study: Exercise May Be As Effective As Medicine For Heart Disease

A recent collaborative study found that exercising may be as effective in treating heart disease as prescription medication.

10/02/2013

File photo of pill capsules. (Photo by JEAN-CHRISTOPHE VERHAEGEN/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: Nearly Half Of All Parents Giving Kids Medications They Shouldn’t Consume

A recent poll suggests that forty percent of all parents are giving their young children medications to which they should not yet be exposed.

04/23/2013

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Study: Canker Sore Medication Could Promote Weight Loss

Canker sore medication may help patients fight obesity.

02/12/2013