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  • FOX Medical Team: Staying safe while hunting

    FOX Medical Team: Staying safe while hunting

    Thursday, January 16 2014 2:18 PM EST2014-01-16 19:18:43 GMT
    Chris Owens knows the Rules of Hunting: Treat every firearm like it's loaded, make sure your visible to other hunters, but Owens says a lot of hunters make a critical mistake.
    Chris Owens knows the Rules of Hunting: Treat every firearm like it's loaded, make sure your visible to other hunters, but Owens says a lot of hunters make a critical mistake.
  • Posion centers say e-Cigarettes dangers to kids, pets

    Posion centers say e-Cigarettes dangers to kids, pets

    Thursday, April 24 2014 8:06 AM EDT2014-04-24 12:06:47 GMT
    In the last three months, the Georgia Poison Center has already had 23 calls about liquid nicotine, more than they received in all of 2013.
    In the last three months, the Georgia Poison Center has already had 23 calls about liquid nicotine, more than they received in all of 2013.
  • Cobb firefighter battles cancer linked to common virus

    Cobb firefighter battles cancer linked to common virus

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 6:11 PM EDT2014-04-23 22:11:34 GMT
    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.
    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.
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    Are You A Workaholic?

    Are You A Workaholic?

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 12:56 PM EDT2014-04-23 16:56:00 GMT
    A lot of us work long hours, but workaholics really struggle to call it quits.
    A lot of us work long hours, but workaholics really struggle to call it quits.

  • Performer offers incredible music for NICU newborns

    Performer offers incredible music for NICU newborns

    Monday, April 21 2014 6:15 PM EDT2014-04-21 22:15:42 GMT
    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.
    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!

    Eat for the Test!

    Thursday, April 17 2014 7:48 AM EDT2014-04-17 11:48:58 GMT
    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.
    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.
  • Spinal cord injury won't slow this young ballerina

    Spinal cord injury won't slow this young ballerina

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 6:28 PM EDT2014-04-16 22:28:21 GMT
    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.
    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"

    Helping teens when their college choice says "NO"

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 10:17 AM EDT2014-04-15 14:17:59 GMT
    For many teens, the college application process is their first real taste of a the high-stakes, high pressure world of adulthood.
    For many teens, the college application process is their first real taste of a the high-stakes, high pressure world of adulthood.
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    New Calculator Estimates Your Hearts Real Age

    New Calculator Estimates Your Hearts Real Age

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 7:49 AM EDT2014-04-09 11:49:27 GMT
    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.
    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.
  • Baby Silas turns 1

    Baby Silas turns 1

    Tuesday, April 8 2014 11:52 AM EDT2014-04-08 15:52:44 GMT
    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.
    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.
  • Girl, 6, a 'pro' at managing her hard contact lenses

    Girl, 6, a 'pro' at managing her hard contact lenses

    Monday, March 31 2014 7:02 PM EDT2014-03-31 23:02:37 GMT
    When Briana was four, she wanted to put in her contacts on her own. So, that's what she does.
    When Briana was four, she wanted to put in her contacts on her own. So, that's what she does.
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    Headed for a workout? Stretch before you sweat.

    Headed for a workout? Stretch before you sweat.

    Thursday, March 27 2014 10:30 AM EDT2014-03-27 14:30:18 GMT
    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.  
    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

    Slimming down your Southern Cooking

    Tuesday, March 25 2014 5:15 PM EDT2014-03-25 21:15:22 GMT
    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.
    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.
  • Injured drummer makes comeback with artificial arm

    Injured drummer makes comeback with artificial arm

    Monday, March 24 2014 9:39 PM EDT2014-03-25 01:39:39 GMT
    Jason Barnes has been playing drums for years, but this Kennesaw State University concert feels like a new beginning. He says, "It's almost like playing my first show again, you know?" That's because
    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.
  • Understanding personalized medicine

    Understanding personalized medicine

    Friday, March 21 2014 9:55 AM EDT2014-03-21 13:55:19 GMT
    At 62, Chris Berrier considers herself pretty healthy, but the retired Lilburn nurse sometimes feels like she's looking over her shoulder.
    At 62, Chris Berrier considers herself pretty healthy, but the retired Lilburn nurse sometimes feels like she's looking over her shoulder.
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    Give your pantry a makeover

    Give your pantry a makeover

    Friday, March 21 2014 9:52 AM EDT2014-03-21 13:52:30 GMT
    So what healthy staples should you have in your pantry? A registered dietitian with Children's Healthcare of Atlanta suggests a few basics.
    So what healthy staples should you have in your pantry? A registered dietitian with Children's Healthcare of Atlanta suggests a few basics.
  • Healing hands: the power of touch

    Healing hands: the power of touch

    Wednesday, March 19 2014 5:59 PM EDT2014-03-19 21:59:45 GMT
    Each year, thousands of Georgia babies born prematurely spend their first few months of life in a neonatal intensive care unit, or NICU.
    Each year, thousands of Georgia babies born prematurely spend their first few months of life in a neonatal intensive care unit, or NICU.
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    Shop Smarter

    Shop Smarter

    Tuesday, March 18 2014 9:24 AM EDT2014-03-18 13:24:19 GMT
    Monica Griffin, a registered dietitian with Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, volunteered to share her grocery store secrets and help FOX 5 viewers "shop smarter."
    Monica Griffin, a registered dietitian with Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, volunteered to share her grocery store secrets and help FOX 5 viewers "shop smarter."
  • Stuck at your desk? Get a workplace makeover!

    Stuck at your desk? Get a workplace makeover!

    Thursday, March 13 2014 12:44 PM EDT2014-03-13 16:44:29 GMT
    Your job may be taking a hidden toll on your health. A recent report found sitting all day long is just as dangerous to your health as smoking cigarettes.
    Your job may be taking a hidden toll on your health. A recent report found sitting all day long is just as dangerous to your health as smoking cigarettes.
  • Douglas County girl strong against Sickle Cell disease

    Douglas County girl strong against Sickle Cell disease

    Wednesday, March 12 2014 6:29 PM EDT2014-03-12 22:29:59 GMT
    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."
    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."
  • Cancer patients at greater risk for heart disease

    Cancer patients at greater risk for heart disease

    Wednesday, March 5 2014 6:33 PM EST2014-03-05 23:33:19 GMT
    It's a double-edged sword: radiation and chemotherapy are helping more people survive cancer. But they may also open the door for severe health problems, like heart disease, down the road.
    It's a double-edged sword: radiation and chemotherapy are helping more people survive cancer. But they may also open the door for severe health problems, like heart disease, down the road.
  • Hit changes, saves football player's life

    Hit changes, saves football player's life

    Tuesday, March 4 2014 8:13 AM EST2014-03-04 13:13:11 GMT
    In a rough sport, Elisha Shaw is big, and fast, and disciplined. Football taught him that. He says, "I had hard times that I had to get through."
    In a rough sport, Elisha Shaw is big, and fast, and disciplined. Football taught him that. He says, "I had hard times that I had to get through."
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    More children struggling with high cholesterol

    More children struggling with high cholesterol

    Tuesday, March 4 2014 7:46 AM EST2014-03-04 12:46:02 GMT
    Think cholesterol is something only adults need to worry about? So did 10-year-old Briannah Moore's parents.
    Think cholesterol is something only adults need to worry about? So did 10-year-old Briannah Moore's parents.
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    Don't Panic! Simple tips for calling 911

    Don't Panic! Simple tips for calling 911

    Tuesday, February 25 2014 9:07 AM EST2014-02-25 14:07:59 GMT
    "9-1-1: What's your emergency?" Is a simple question. But Cliveita Caesar knows, in the heat of the moment, answering isn't so easy.
    "9-1-1: What's your emergency?" Is a simple question. But Cliveita Caesar knows, in the heat of the moment, answering isn't so easy.
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    Baby saved by Therapeutic Hypothermia treatment

    Baby saved by Therapeutic Hypothermia treatment

    Friday, February 21 2014 6:34 PM EST2014-02-21 23:34:02 GMT
    It was a terrifying few minutes in a Texas delivery room. Taylar Nelson could see her baby, Genesis Davis, was showing no signs of life.
    It was a terrifying few minutes in a Texas delivery room. Taylar Nelson could see her baby, Genesis Davis, was showing no signs of life.
  • Losing Laura: the new face of drug overdose

    Losing Laura: the new face of drug overdose

    Wednesday, February 19 2014 5:53 PM EST2014-02-19 22:53:03 GMT
    It's a startling fact: drug overdoses now kill more Americans than auto accidents.
    It's a startling fact: drug overdoses now kill more Americans than auto accidents.
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    Tips for finding "Dr. Right"

    Tips for finding "Dr. Right"

    Tuesday, February 18 2014 7:42 AM EST2014-02-18 12:42:36 GMT
    Many of us recently changed health insurance plans. And that usually means changing doctors. That's not always an easy transition. But, finding the right doctor for your needs is really critical.
    Many of us recently changed health insurance plans. And that usually means changing doctors. That's not always an easy transition. But, finding the right doctor for your needs is really critical.
  • Growing number of baby boomers injured by falling

    Growing number of baby boomers injured by falling

    Monday, February 17 2014 6:06 PM EST2014-02-17 23:06:16 GMT
    You've probably heard about Georgians injured in falls during last week's ice storm. Experts say a growing number of Baby Boomers are getting seriously injured in falls.
    You've probably heard about Georgians injured in falls during last week's ice storm. Experts say a growing number of Baby Boomers are getting seriously injured in falls.
  • The heartwarming reason why 63 people shaved their heads

    The heartwarming reason why 63 people shaved their heads

    Friday, February 14 2014 6:08 PM EST2014-02-14 23:08:43 GMT
    It may have been the most epic, awesome final period ever at Liberty Middle School in Cumming.
    It may have been the most epic, awesome final period ever at Liberty Middle School in Cumming.
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    Beards make a comeback, offer health benefits

    Beards make a comeback, offer health benefits

    Thursday, January 23 2014 7:50 AM EST2014-01-23 12:50:51 GMT
    How low can you grow? That's a good question at the bar Diesel in Virginia Highland, where server Ted McGourn is sporting a seriously impressive beard.
    How low can you grow? That's a good question at the bar Diesel in Virginia Highland, where server Ted McGourn is sporting a seriously impressive beard.
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    STUDY: Hair relaxers raise black women's risk of fibroids

    STUDY: Hair relaxers raise black women's risk of fibroids

    Tuesday, January 21 2014 9:10 AM EST2014-01-21 14:10:10 GMT
    At Hair Rox Salon in College Park, owner Dana Roxette has witnessed a kind of hair "revolution." Ten years ago, she says, 95% of her African-American clients chemically-relaxed their hair. Today, only
    At Hair Rox Salon in College Park, owner Dana Roxette has witnessed a kind of hair "revolution." Ten years ago, she says, 95% of her African-American clients chemically-relaxed their hair. Today, only
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    Baby Silas thriving after heart transplant

    Baby Silas thriving after heart transplant

    Tuesday, January 21 2014 7:01 AM EST2014-01-21 12:01:25 GMT
    A Henry County infant whose story captivated thousands of FOX 5 followers is thriving six weeks after his heart transplant.
    A Henry County infant whose story captivated thousands of FOX 5 followers is thriving six weeks after his heart transplant.
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    Gwinnett County woman shares amazing weight loss story

    Gwinnett County woman shares amazing weight loss story

    Wednesday, January 1 2014 6:21 PM EST2014-01-01 23:21:51 GMT
    A Gwinnett County woman hopes that her amazing weight loss story can inspire others.
    A Gwinnett County woman hopes that her amazing weight loss story can inspire others.
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    Is it too early to take you child to the dentist?

    Is it too early to take you child to the dentist?

    Thursday, February 6 2014 8:48 AM EST2014-02-06 13:48:55 GMT
    When it comes to introducing your kid to the dentist, Dr. Jason Eaglin with Eaglin Dental Group says you want to start early, somewhere between your child's first tooth, and first birthday.
    When it comes to introducing your kid to the dentist, Dr. Jason Eaglin with Eaglin Dental Group says you want to start early, somewhere between your child's first tooth, and first birthday.
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    Beth Galvin

    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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