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Trial in salmonella outbreak to begin

The trial for three people charged in a deadly salmonella outbreak traced to a southwest Georgia peanut plant five years ago is set to begin.


Time for back-to-school physicals

A pediatrician talks about what you should expect to happen at your child’s annual school physical.


Dry drownings: Know the warning signs

You know how important is it to teach your children how to swim.  Drowning is the second leading cause of death for children.  But you may not know that your child can have symptoms of drowning long after he or she has gotten out of the water.


Is your info safe at the doctor's office?

How a worker at a medical building pulled off a lucrative identify theft scam


Could Chinese herbs be answer for you?

A 42-year-old woman says she became a believer in Chinese herbal remedies because they made her pain free.

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Can rhymes inspire reasoning in womb?

Anew study from the University of Florida found that all a baby really needs is the sound of his or her mother’s voice for auditory stimulation in the womb.

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Ebola outbreak in West Africa is deadliest ever

The deadliest Ebola outbreak in history continues to plague West Africa as leaders scramble to stop the virus from spreading.

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Medicare's outlook improves as health spending slows

The long-term prognosis for Medicare has improved thanks to slower health spending, while the outlook for Social Security remains unchanged.

That's according to the annual report from the trustees of both entitlement programs released on Monday.


Jenea Cox, Haleigh

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Bill would legalize some cannabis strains

Doctors in Macon, Georgia, told Janea Cox that her daughter, Haleigh, might not live another three months.

That was the middle of March, when Haleigh's brain was being short-circuited by hundreds of seizures a day, overrunning the array of five poten...

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He lost 100 pounds with a plant-based diet

Having to ask for a seat belt extender on a flight was one of Benji Kurtz's biggest life humiliations.

American doctor in Liberia gets Ebola

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Second American infected with Ebola

A second American aid worker in Liberia has tested positive for Ebola, according to the Christian humanitarian group she works for.

Nancy Writebol is employed by Serving in Mission, or SIM, in Liberia and was helping the joint SIM/Samaritan's Purse te...


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