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Woman to Give 'Obese' Children Letters, No Candy on Halloween

3:44 PM, Oct 30, 2013

A Fargo, N.D., woman says she will give trick-or-treaters that she deems "moderately obese" a letter instead of candy this Halloween.

Mitt Romney Rips 'Obamacare'

3:38 PM, Oct 30, 2013

President Obama may praise Mitt Romney's health care plan in Massachusetts on Wednesday, but Romney is not returning the favor when it comes to Obamacare nationally.

Feds Post Food Allergy Guidelines for Schools

11:17 AM, Oct 30, 2013

The federal government is issuing its first guidelines to schools on how to protect children with food allergies.

Georgia College Receives $325,000 Healthy Living Grant

7:08 PM, Oct 29, 2013

Georgia College and State University received a $325,000 grant over the next three years to continue expanding programs that promote a healthy lifestyle and fight childhood obesity.

Sebelius Will Vow to Fix Website 'As Soon As Possible'

5:14 PM, Oct 29, 2013

HHS secretary to testify Wednesday that HealthCare.gov's issues are 'not acceptable.'

Report: Medicaid Expansion May Lower Prison Costs

4:44 PM, Oct 29, 2013

A research report says states can combat rising prison health care costs by expanding Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act, outsourcing and other measures.

Medicare Chief Apologizes for Website Problems

10:52 AM, Oct 29, 2013

A top Obama administration official is apologizing for the problems that have kept Americans from successfully signing up for coverage at the government's health care website.

Roswell HS Football Team Rallies Around Cancer Survivor

10:41 AM, Oct 29, 2013

A special member of the Roswell community took the field with the Roswell High School Hornets at their practice Monday night.

Agriculture Secretary to Discuss Health Care Plan in Ga.

9:38 AM, Oct 29, 2013

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack will visit Atlanta to promote President Barack Obama's health care overhaul.

Doctors Urge Limits on Kids' Texts, Tweets, Internet

1:36 PM, Oct 28, 2013

The American Academy of Pediatrics has new advice many kids will find hard to swallow: It wants limits on tweeting, texting and other social media.

How Affordable Care Act Subsidies Work

6:58 PM, Oct 25, 2013

Those who qualify can get federal subsidies to offset the cost of a health insurance plan through healthcare.gov.

Democrats Now Want 'Obamacare' Delayed

2:45 PM, Oct 24, 2013

A growing number of the president's allies are worried about political fallout from glitches in the administration's health insurance website.

McAfee Says He Spurned Request on HealthCare.gov

2:34 PM, Oct 24, 2013

John McAfee said he turned down a request from a House committee to remedy HealthCare.gov because it has "no interest in fixing anything."

Government Did Not Test Health Care Site as Needed

2:31 PM, Oct 24, 2013

Not enough tests were performed on the HealthCare.gov website by the government and its contractors before the site was launched Oct. 1, a Department of Health and Human Services official said Thursday.

Ind. Woman Who Donated Kidney Weds Organ Recipient

11:40 AM, Oct 24, 2013

A central Indiana woman who promised to donate one of her kidneys to a man she barely knew has married him three years after his successful transplant surgery.

Tests Suggest Baby Born With HIV May Be Cured

10:48 AM, Oct 24, 2013

Doctors now have convincing evidence that they put HIV into remission, hopefully for good, in a Mississippi baby born with the AIDS virus. It's a medical first that has prompted a study to test early aggressive treatment in other babies born with HIV.

Obama's Team to Clarify Health Care Penalties

9:52 AM, Oct 24, 2013

Simply put: People who wait until the end of the initial enrollment period - March 31 - will not be penalized.

Kansas Company Recalls Nearly 23K Pounds of Meat

3:00 PM, Oct 23, 2013

Reser's Fine Foods in Topeka, Kan., is recalling about 22,800 pounds of potentially bacteria-tainted chicken, ham and beef products.

House Dems Worried By Health Law Rollout Woes

11:17 AM, Oct 23, 2013

House Democrats are worried about persistent problems with the rollout of President Barack Obama's health care law - and one says the president needs to "man up" and fire those responsible.

FDA Warns Pet Owners of Dangerous Jerky Treats

10:56 AM, Oct 23, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration is asking dog and cat owners to report any problems their pets have had after eating jerky pet treats.

New MCCG Robotics Procedure Helps Throat Cancer Patients

7:20 PM, Oct 22, 2013

A new surgical procedure at the Medical Center is giving throat cancer patients a second chance. However, there are still some questions about how effective the technology really is.


 

Changes, Updates to Healthcare.Gov After Technical Problems

5:57 PM, Oct 21, 2013

President Obama addressed technical problems on the healthcare.gov website, promising changes and solutions.

Warner Robins Doctor Charged With Sexual Battery

Warner Robins police say the doctor allegedly touched a patient inappropriately on the buttocks.

1:13 PM, Aug 10, 2012

Court Appoints Guardian for Reynolds Plantation Owner

The move is aimed at helping owners of the luxury golf community  avoid bankruptcy or foreclosure.

11:13 AM, May 6, 2011

Macon Man Hit and Killed by Car

Jonny Vasquez was hit and killed on Log Cabin Drive near the Sam's shopping center.

5:13 PM, Aug 18, 2013

Report: Georgia 20th Most Obese State

A new report says 29.1 percent of adults in Georgia are obese, making the state the 20th most obese in the country.

9:36 AM, Aug 20, 2013

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3:08 PM, Jan 23, 2013

Countdown to Kickoff: Mount de Sales Cavaliers

MDS went 2-9 in 2012.

9:25 PM, Aug 19, 2013

Son of Red Sox Announcer Charged with Murder

Jerry Remy says he cannot describe his disgust over what happened.

11:08 AM, Aug 18, 2013

FVSU Prepares for Valdosta St. with Familiar QB

When Fort Valley State takes to the field this Saturday in their season opener against the defending national champs and preseason number one Valdosta State, they will compete with a familiar face at quarterback who is getting another chance to lead the Wildcats.

1:37 AM, Sep 4, 2013

High School Scrimmage: Houston Co. at Perry

The Bears defeated Perry 7-6 Monday night.

12:11 AM, Aug 20, 2013

Construction to Begin On Roundabouts in Warner Robins

The mayor's office in Warner Robins says the construction of two roundabouts on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard will begin on September 9th.

11:27 AM, Sep 4, 2013

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