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Deal Appoints Members To Medical Marijuana Study Group

Gov. Nathan Deal has appointed 11 members of a new panel charged with making recommendations about what type of medical marijuana use Georgia should allow.


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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.


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Pharmacy Tech Pleads Guilty To Stealing Medication

Federal prosecutors say a Wayne County pharmacy technician has pleaded guilty to conspiring to illegally distribute thousands of prescription pain pills.


Study warns antibiotic soaps and hand sanitizers. along with an over-prescription of antibiotic medicines,  encourage the growth of drug-resistant strains. (Photo by MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Report: Superbugs Could Kill 10 Million People A Year

Antibiotic-resistant bacteria could surpass cancer as a leading cause of death by the year 2050.


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Scientists Find 6,000-Year-Old Parasite Egg

The egg of a water-borne flatworm was found in a child’s ancient tomb in modern-day Syria.


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Cancer Tipping Point? Study Says Half Of Those Diagnosed With Cancer Today Will Survive

Health experts predict that even the deadliest of cancers may one day be treated as chronic conditions.


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Shakira and Blake Shelton to Perform Together at the ACM Awards

The two artists will perform their duet “Medicine” live during the 49th annual ACM Awards this Sunday.


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Study: New Drugs Greatly Lower Cholesterol 

Researchers say the drugs show great promise.


Cancer patients who received chemo were more likely to die in a hospital intensive care unit rather than at home. (credit: Toni L. Sandys/Getty Images)

Study: Chemotherapy May Lead To Less Peaceful Death

Cancer patients who received chemo were more likely to die in a hospital intensive care unit, hooked to a ventilator, rather than at home as they would have preferred.


Doctors say the baby was treated within hours of being born and months later showed signs the HIV had cleared its body. (Getty Images)

Doctors: 2nd Baby Born With HIV Offers Hope Of A Cure For AIDS

Treatment delivered hours after birth put her infection into remission.