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With artificial bone marrow, scientists aim to decode blood disease

To better understand blood diseases, researchers have engineered an artificial bone marrow that overcomes the limitations of previous models. The new model offers the possibility to better understand how blood diseases can... More>>

Student loan interest rates rise

Are you planning to take out student loans soon? Be prepared to pay more for the privilege

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Apple’s new privacy features are bad for Facebook, but great for everyone else

Apple announced several new privacy and cybersecurity features at WWDC 2018, specifically in its web browser, Safari. The company didn’t shy away from naming why it made the changes. It had Facebook right in its crosshairs. More>>

The best fitness trackers

Looking for your first fitness tracker, or an upgrade to the one you're already wearing? There are plenty of the wrist-worn gadgets available from companies like Garmin, Apple, and Fitbit but it's hard to know which are... More>>

How much do you know about retirement?

It takes solid planning and fiscal discipline during your working years to enjoy a financially comfortable retirement. But how can you properly plan if you don't really understand how to manage your money?

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Head-up displays for smart helmets may have just gotten more affordable

Silicon Valley startup DigiLens says that its new two-layer transparent display systems are lighter and more affordable, making them great for use in smart helmets with a head-up display providing riders important... More>>

How much data is Apple collecting from you? Not that much

A New York Times journalist recently took a look at just how much Facebook knew about him, and was horrified by the answer. So how much do other popular tech companies know about their users? In the case of Apple, not that... More>>

‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ review

Solo: A Star Wars Story brings the sci-fi saga's shoot-first smuggler back to his early days for an exciting adventure that answers old questions and poses some new ones

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Even mild concussion tied to greater dementia risk later

Concussions, even those that are mild, more than double the risk for developing dementia down the road, new research suggests.

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Many teens switch from hi-cal sodas to hi-cal sports drinks

Teens who were once hooked on sugary sodas may now be now turning to sugary sports drinks, a new study reveals.

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Americans toss out tons of fruits and veggies

Americans may be trying to eat healthy, but they're throwing away mountains of produce in the process, a new study suggests.

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Seniors, don't fear a lawsuit for old debt

Being served legal papers can be a scary experience for a senior

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U.S. heart disease rates falling, but gains vary by state

The overall rate of heart disease in the United States has declined 38 percent since 1990, a new report shows.

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9 boring habits that will make you rich

What's not to like about a world where your only money trouble is how to spend it?

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IRS reveals the top tax scams of 2018

The Dirty Dozen — a 1967 war movie starring Lee Marvin, Charles Bronson, and Jim Brown, or a list of the top twelve tax scams as identified by the Internal Revenue Service? How about both?

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Red meat tied to higher colon cancer risk for women

Another study, this time in British women, finds that diets high in red meat are linked to higher odds for colon cancer.

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A Comprehensive Guide on Road Safety for Parents

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Toxic metals found in e-cigarette vapor

If you think that "vaping" is a safe alternative to smoking, new research suggests you might be inadvertently inhaling unsafe levels of toxic metals.

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Heavy drinkers put themselves at risk for dementia

The ills that are linked to heavy drinking now include dementia, a new study warns.

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Top 11 ways to cut your taxes this year

You can give the government less of your money by taking advantage of all the legal tax savings for which you qualify

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Why the 2018 tax deadline was moved to April 17

For three years in a row, Americans are going to get a little extra time to file their taxes, thanks to a holiday that may be completely unknown to you

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Deadline approaching in Georgia for SBA working capital loans due to freeze

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The U.S. Small Business Administration is reminding small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture and most private nonprofit organizations that Jan. 3 is the filing deadline for federal economic injury disaster loans in Georgia as a result of the freeze on March 15 – 18, 2017. This disaster declaration includes the following counties: Appling, Atkinson, Bacon, Ben Hill, Berrien, Brantley, Brooks, Camden, Charlton, Clinch, Coffee,... More>>

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Press Release from Martin Cohen for Congress in Georgia’s 13th Congressional District 11/21/2017

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Today, a major step was taken to ensure that the American republic will afford equal opportunity for all registered voters in the state of Georgia to participate in elections.

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SBA Disaster Assistance now available in additional counties for private nonprofit organizations in Georgia

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The U.S. Small Business Administration announced today that DeKalb and Haralson counties have been included in Georgia for the Presidential disaster declaration for Public Assistance resulting from damages caused by Hurricane Irma that began on Sept. 7 -20, 2017. Certain Private NonProfit organizations (PNP) that do not provide critical services of a governmental nature may be eligible to apply for low-interest rate disaster loans. PNPs located in the following counties are eligi...

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Three Georgia-based Caregivers - one from Athens - receive Caregiver of the Year Awards

Linda Morris receives Georgia Para-Professional Caregiver of the Year award from former first lady Rosalynn Carter. Linda Morris receives Georgia Para-Professional Caregiver of the Year award from former first lady Rosalynn Carter.
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Caregivers Honored at Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving Summit by Former First Lady

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Mother's Day Spending 2017 (Infographic)

In 2017, Americans will be spending more than $23 billion on Mother's Day! That's 10% more than we did last year. If you want to rack up rewards while buying Mom's gift, visit Credit Cards Rewards. Check out our... More>>

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    Prospective first-time homebuyers are facing stiff challenges as they enter today's housing market – including finding an affordable home

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    Seniors And Affordable Transportation

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