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Lifestyle changes to stave off Alzheimer’s? Hints, no proof

There are no proven ways to ward off Alzheimer’s - Years of healthy living can help.

Trump administration pulls health law help in 18 cities

President Donald Trump’s administration has ended Affordable Care Act contracts that brought assistance into libraries, businesses and urban neighborhoods in 18 cities.

Health plan’s fall brings dread for ‘Obamacare’ recipients

One American was able to afford her toddler’s latest heart operation. Another had the means to go back to college to pursue her dreams.

Visitor tries to smuggle 84 grams of pot into Georgia prison

The Georgia Department of Corrections has made 1,194 since July 2010.

Long-distance motorcycle trips seek to empower women

The Sisters’ Centennial Motorcycle Ride honored the exploits of Augusta and Adeline Van Buren, who in 1916 rode motorcycles more than 5,000 miles (8,000 km) across the country to prove that women could be military motorcycle couriers, able to endure long distances and harsh conditions as well as men.

Educator, linguist professor Keith Baird dies in Atlanta

Keith Baird, an educator and linguist who centered his life on language and advocated for use of the term “Afro American” rather than “black” to describe people of African descent in the United States, has died.

Statesboro Police to Begin Carrying Narcan Overdose Reverser

Statesboro Police officers will begin carrying the increasingly popular opioid overdose reverser Narcan and at zero cost to City of Statesboro tax payers, according to a presentation given by Police Chief Mike Broadhead.

Authorities: Aaron Carter weaving ‘all over’ Georgia highway

REPORT: Pop singer Aaron Carter was arrested after another motorist called 911 to report that he was “driving all over the road” on a Georgia highway

See this? Doctors find 27 contact lenses in woman’s eye

What? But how? So many questions...17 contact lenses mashed together in her right eye.

Needles all over: What to do if you find syringes in...

Syringes left by drug users are increasingly turning up in public places, and authorities offer this advice if you or your children should encounter any:

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