Recent National and Local Headlines About Personal Injury and Disability

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New Data Shows Increase in Georgia Motorcycle Accident Fatalities

Posted on May 05, 2013 New data has been released that shows motorcycle accident deaths in Georgia have increased across the state this past year. The Governor's Highway Safety Administration contacted their member state highway safety offices in all 50 states and the District of Columbia earlier this year to get their preliminary motorcyclist fatality

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Is eating egg yolks as bad as smoking?

Posted on May 05, 2013 A new study suggests eating egg yolks can accelerate heart disease almost as much as smoking. Read More About Is eating egg yolks as bad as smoking?… back to top

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Test all baby boomers for hepatitis C

Posted on May 05, 2013 THURSDAY, Aug. 16 (HealthDay News) — Every American born between 1945 and 1965 should be tested for the liver-destroying virus hepatitis C, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommended Thursday. Read More About Test all baby boomers for hepatitis C… back to top

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Child eating disorders on the rise

Posted on May 05, 2013 (CNN) — Swimming outdoors, playing with the family pet and enjoying an ice cream cone — that is the summer life of a typical 9-year-old girl. Read More About Child eating disorders on the rise… back to top

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Should parents monitor their child’s social media?

Posted on May 05, 2013 ATLANTA – To snoop, or not to snoop — that is the question facing parents worried their kids may be sharing a little too much online. Is it okay to monitor your kids’ social media? Do you need to have the “talk” about why posting those bikini photos may not

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DeKalb County youth get ready to work

Posted on May 05, 2013 DECATUR, Ga. — DeKalb County CEO Burrell Ellis commended the DeKalb Workforce Development on Thursday for preparing DeKalb’s youth for a global workforcethrough a training program. Read More About DeKalb County youth get ready to work… back to top

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Summer snakebite safety

Posted on May 05, 2013 For many people, the warm weather of summer means being outdoors and enjoying hiking, camping, and other outside activities. That also means sharing time with critters such as mosquitoes, spiders and snakes. Read More About Summer snakebite safety… back to top

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CDC: West Nile outbreak ‘one of largest’ in US

U.S. health officials reported Wednesday three times the usual number of West Nile cases for this time of year and one expert called it “one of the largest” outbreaks

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Pairing angels with cancer patients

Posted on May 05, 2013 Chicago (CNN) — Just two weeks after his wedding, Christophe Quancard was diagnosed with glioblastoma, one of the deadliest types of brain tumors. Read More About Pairing angels with cancer patients… back to top

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More extreme heat, continued headaches for Central, Eastern U.S

Posted on May 05, 2013 (CNN) — As the sun set Sunday evening, millions of people in a mammoth chunk of the Central and Eastern United States finally got relief from scorching heat — though, for many of them, it won’t last long. Read More About More extreme heat, continued headaches for Central, Eastern U.S….

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