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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.

Stephen McDaniel Charged with the murder of Lauren Giddings

Lauren Giddings' neighbor and classmate Stephen McDaniel has been charged with felony murder in her death.

12:31 PM, Aug 3, 2011

Large Gator Blocks Milledgeville Highway

A viewer sent 13WMAZ photos of the reptile, which blocked traffic on Gordon Highway last Wednesday night until early Thursday morning.

6:33 PM, May 24, 2010

CONSUMER ALERT | Shattering Crock Pots

We want to warn you about a potential hazard in your kitchen. It has taken some of our viewers by surprise and has even caused some injuries. 

7:47 AM, May 9, 2013

Medical Center NICU Celebrates 40th Anniversary

The Medical Center of Central Georgia celebrated the 40th anniversary of its Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Wednesday.

12:24 AM, Nov 7, 2013

State Board Denies Clemency For Jones County Triple Murderer

Brandon Joseph Rhode is sentenced to be executed for the 1998 triple slaying of Steven Moss,37, his son Bryan, 11, and daughter Kristin, 15.  A state board denied clemency Friday afternoon, said Fred Bright, Ocmulgee Judicial Circuit District Attorney.  Unless a higher court stops the execution, it will take place Tuesday, Sept. 21. 

6:06 PM, Sep 17, 2010

WEEK 7: Twiggs County vs. FPD

The Twiggs County Cobras traveled to First Presbyterian Day School to take on the Vikings. The Vikings came away with the win 48-13.

10:54 PM, Oct 11, 2013

Obama Meets With Senate Democrats on Health Care

President Barack Obama met with Senate Democrats facing re-election next year to discuss the problem-plagued health care rollout that could affect their races.

3:27 PM, Nov 6, 2013

MUGSHOTS: Wanted by Macon Regional Crimestoppers

Macon Regional Crimestoppers says these people are wanted on warrants in Middle Georgia. If you have any information, call Crimestoppers at 478-742-2330 or 1-877-68CRIME. Photographs and information provided by Macon Regional Crimestoppers and presented as a public service.

12:16 PM, Nov 4, 2013

Internet Scam Accuses You of Viewing Child Porn

The FBI is warning computer users to watch out for a sophisticated scam that could literally hold your computer for ransom.

3:51 PM, Jan 14, 2013

Tillman: Non-Partisan Election Proposal a Betrayal

Community activist Al Tillman says non-partisan elections were taken out of the consolidation bill to get voter approval. To put it back in after the vote, he says, may make some consolidation supporters feel betrayed.

11:02 AM, Nov 28, 2012

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