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Cobb firefighter battles cancer linked to common virus Video included

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It's Frank Summers job on the Cobb County Fire Department’s technical rescue team, to be ready for tough moments no one is really ready for. More>>

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Are You A Workaholic? Video included

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A lot of us work long hours, but workaholics really struggle to call it quits.

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Performer offers incredible music for NICU newborns Video included

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As a cellist with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, Jennifer Humphreys usually performs for packed houses of classical music buffs, not one-little sleeping baby out in a hallway at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta at Scottish Rite.
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Eat for the Test! Video included

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If you want your student to test well, Cheryl Williams, a registered dietitian with Children's Healthcare of Atlanta says breakfast is the most important meal. More>>

Spinal cord injury won't slow this young ballerina Video included

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The small dance classroom is filled with about a dozen eager children. And, right out of the gate, it's pretty obvious Jenna Proctor is no wallflower.
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Helping teens when their college choice says "NO" Video included

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For many teens, the college application process is their first real taste of a the high-stakes, high pressure world of adulthood. More>>

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New Calculator Estimates Your Hearts Real Age Video included

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You know how old you are, but how old is your heart? A new heart risk calculator created by the Joint British Societies may give you a wakeup call. More>>

Baby Silas turns 1

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Four months ago today Silas Huffman received his new heart! What an incredible, powerful day at Children's Healthcare of Right now Silas is enjoying a little beach time in Florida with his sisters.
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Girl, 6, a 'pro' at managing her hard contact lenses Video included

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When Briana was four, she wanted to put in her contacts on her own. So, that's what she does. More>>

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Headed for a workout? Stretch before you sweat. Video included

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If you want to avoid an aching back and creaky knees, Dr. Amadeus Mason, Assistant Professor of Orthopedics at Emory Sports Medicine says stretch before you sweat.  
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Slimming down your Southern Cooking Video included

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We love our Southern cooking: fried chicken, mac and cheese, collard greens. You don't have to give up your Southern staples to get healthier. More>>

Injured drummer makes comeback with artificial arm Video included

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Jason Barnes was electrocuted, losing his right arm. But thanks to a scientific marvel and a determined spirit, Jason plays on to a packed house.
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Understanding personalized medicine Video included

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At 62, Chris Berrier considers herself pretty healthy, but the retired Lilburn nurse sometimes feels like she's looking over her shoulder. More>>

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Give your pantry a makeover Video included

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So what healthy staples should you have in your pantry? A registered dietitian with Children's Healthcare of Atlanta suggests a few basics.
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Douglas County girl strong against Sickle Cell disease Video included

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A'Jana Davis feels like she was born to dance. The Douglas County third-grader likes tap, ballet, jazz and lyrical dance. She even competes. She says, "It's just awesome."
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    Beth Galvin

    Beth Galvin gets to the heart of the story… literally! Inspiring and informative, Beth brings you comprehensive and intelligent health stories you won't see on any other Georgia TV station.
    Beth Galvin gets to the heart of the story… literally! Inspiring and informative, Beth brings you comprehensive and intelligent health stories you won't see on any other Georgia TV station.
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  • Spouse's sunny outlook may be good for your health

    Spouse's sunny outlook may be good for your health

    Marriage vows often include the promise to stick together for better or for worse, and research now suggests that when it comes to your health, having an optimistic spouse is better.
    Marriage vows often include the promise to stick together for better or for worse, and research now suggests that when it comes to your health, having an optimistic spouse is better.
  • Mental illness not a driving force behind crime

    Mental illness not a driving force behind crime

    TUESDAY, April 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Less than 10 percent of crimes committed by mentally ill people are directly linked to the symptoms of their disorders, a new study shows. "When we hear about crimes committed by people with mental illness, they tend to be big headline-making crimes, so they get stuck in people's heads," said study author Jillian Peterson, a psychology professor at Normandale Community College in Bloomington, Minn. "The vast majority of people with mental illness a...
    TUESDAY, April 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Less than 10 percent of crimes committed by mentally ill people are directly linked to the symptoms of their disorders, a new study shows. "When we hear about crimes committed by people with mental illness, they tend to be big headline-making crimes, so they get stuck in people's heads," said study author Jillian Peterson, a psychology professor at Normandale Community College in Bloomington, Minn. "The vast majority of people with mental illness a...
  • A little wine might help kidneys stay healthy

    A little wine might help kidneys stay healthy

    An occasional glass of wine might help keep your kidneys healthy, new research suggests.
    An occasional glass of wine might help keep your kidneys healthy, new research suggests.
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