President Obama says that while marijuana is a vice, a waste of time and not very healthy, it's no more dangerous than alcohol. Some medical experts agree, while others take issue with his comments.
Maybe your guy can be our next Buddy Check "Man of the Month." The January 'Man of the Month' is Rafael Castro-Leon, who made sure his ...
Hundreds of retirees under Georgia's State Health Benefit Plan had an amount higher than the actual cost of their health premiums deducted from their accounts this month.
The Food and Drug Administration is asking doctors to stop prescribing
combination medications that contain more than 325 milligrams of
acetaminophen per pill, because of long-standing concerns about liver
Researchers say their study shows that autistic children had trouble identifying instantaneous sound and visual stimuli.
U.S. health regulators recommended on Tuesday that healthcare
professionals stop prescribing combination drugs that contain more than
325 milligrams of acetaminophen per tablet, capsule, or other dosage
unit, citing the risk of liver damage.
Maybe your guy can be our next Buddy Check "Man of the Month." The January 'Man of the Month' is Rafael Castro-Leon, who made sure his wife stayed up beat about her double mastectomy. To nominate your man, just email Jeannie Blaylock.
Overall, this year's flu strain seems to be hitting younger people, pregnant women, people with chronic disease and the obese hardest.
With flu season likely to peak in January or February, experts say fever and severity of symptoms are key to differentiating between influenza and the common cold.
Timed for the biggest gathering of screens - desktop, laptop, tablet,
TV, phone - on the planet, a new survey finds 70 percent of users of
those screens report some level of eye discomfort dubbed "digital eye
The flu is proving fatal and people across the country are ending up in
the hospital. The good news is that Florida is not one of the top 25
The Foster Farms plant in California is one of three investigated for a salmonella outbreak nationwide.
Whether you're cleaning up a fire pit that you pulled out for this
frozen start to the week or you plan on taking advantage of the coming
weekend warm up by pulling out the BBQ, one Jacksonville man has a
cautionary tale to share.
It's nearly impossible not to notice the giant, smiling kidney snow
sculpture that has made its home on Hillside Trail in Cottage Grove.
When it comes to losing weight, it's clear that "one size does not fit all." And while it's always tough to drop those pounds, choosing the right eating plan for your personality can help keep you on track for the long run. It's all about choosing a diet plan based on the kind of eater you are.
a new study published online Monday, researchers say 22 percent of
at-risk middle schoolers admit to texting explicit messages or more.
With extreme cold can bring dangerous conditions like hypothermia and
frostbite. Learn how to identify those problems, treat them and prevent
A couple in their 60s ran a marathon every day in 2013, completing a year-long run around Australia on Tuesday.
The White House says it's confident that the rules requiring free
contraceptive coverage under the new health law also address the
objections of religious organizations.
Want to kick back with a few drinks on New Year's Eve, but dreading the inevitable hangover?
Doctors grappled with outbreaks of measles, meningitis and salmonella, as well as a severe flu season.
The main website for enrollment under President Barack Obama's signature
healthcare law has drawn nearly 2 million visits, officials said
Tuesday, in a last-minute rush to meet an ever-flexible deadline for
people to obtain insurance coverage starting January 1.
A terminally ill eastern Pennsylvania girl who received support from thousands of Christmas carolers over the weekend has died.
Fifty-nine people have tested positive for tuberculosis after being
exposed at a Nevada hospital neonatal intensive care unit, according to a
report issued by the Southern Nevada Health District.
If you buy one of the less expensive insurance plans sold through the health law's marketplaces, you may be in for a surprise. Some plans will not pay for a doctor visit before you meet your annual deductible, which could be thousands of dollars.
Sorry, dude, we know you're suffering. Higher testosterone levels may give men a weakened immune response to infectious illnesses like the flu.
Federal regulators extended the deadline for consumers to enroll in health insurance until midnight Tuesday, Christmas Eve.
GREEN COVE SPRINGS, Fla. -- A Clay County girl was born with Treacher Collins syndrome, a genetic disorder which left her without almost half the bones in her face. Now, there's a new bright spot in this girl's life.
JACKSONVILLE, FL -- First Coast News has learned the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office Cold Case team has made an arrest in a 1985 murder.
The identities of the Navy SEALs who raided Osama bin Laden's compound remain a mystery, but one man who helped get them there is getting his due - publicly and financially.
A subtle, but significant tweak to Florida's rules regarding traffic
signals has allowed local cities and counties to shorten yellow light
intervals, resulting in millions of dollars in additional red light
Current power outage areas
GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Shipping containers are extremely durable designed
to withstand high winds, salt water and hold 60,000 lbs. so why not
stack them and turn them into a house?
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The 16-year-old driver involved in a fatal crash during a high-speed police pursuit has already had his case taken to court.
After two days of deliberations, a juror in the Guy Heinze Jr. murder trial has been excused.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The two teenagers accused of murdering their classmate agreed to plea deals in a pre-trial hearing this morning, as the prosecution said "their actions personified evil."
A Glynn County man sexually assaulted a 4-year-old child, according to a
release from District Attorney Jackie Johnson's office.
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