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NFL To Pay $765 Million To Settle Concussion Lawsuits

Updated: 08/29/2013 - The lawsuits and a growing awareness that concussions-- once routinely laughed off by football players as 'Getting your bell rung'-- can have serious long-term effects have already spurred research into better helmets and changed the way the game is played.

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Georgia Issues Alert Over 'Herbal Incense'

Posted: 08/23/2013 - First responders have reported unusual strength, agitation and combativeness in some persons. Some users have been rendered motionless, have abnormal or absent reflexes, and some experience unconsciousness.

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Dengue Fever Appears In Florida

Posted: 08/22/2013 - Dengue is sometimes called "break bone fever" because of the severe joint pain it causes in extreme cases.

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High School Sports See New Concussion Laws

Updated: 08/21/2013 - If your kids play sports for a school in Georgia, you'll want to know about a new law changing the way student athlete concussions are handled.

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Steakhouse Fundraiser Helps Hearts

Updated: 08/14/2013 - With forks and knives in hand everyone dove into their delicious meals, and helped a good cause, too!

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Bond CHC Board Chair Won't Resign

Updated: 08/08/2013 - Leon County Commissioner Bill Proctor is calling for the resignation of Bond CHC Board Chair Antonio Jefferson. Jefferson says he'll only step down if asked by the other board members.

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Report: Childhood Obesity Rates Fell In 18 States

Posted: 08/06/2013 - A government report released Tuesday found at least slight declines in obesity rates for low-income preschoolers in 18 states. Rates went up in three states.

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Salad Mix Tied To Stomach Bug

Updated: 08/02/2013 - More than 200 people in at least four states have come down with a stomach bug that could be linked to foodborne illness.

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Gluten-Free? Well, Not Quite...

Posted: 08/02/2013 - Under an FDA rule announced Friday, products labeled "gluten free" still won't have to be technically free of wheat, rye and barley and their derivatives.

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