Recent National and Local Headlines About Personal Injury and Disability

Being injured or disabled can feel very lonely, so we have compiled this collection of headlines so you can read about people just like you and their potential legal battles.

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Georgians head to polls to choose next president

Posted on May 09, 2013 ATLANTA – The polls are open, and Election Day could lead to some long lines as people flock to their respective polling stations. Officials hope the popularity of early voting will keep the wait times down. Read More About Georgians head to polls to choose next president… back to top

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5 health warning signs you should not ignore

Posted on May 09, 2013 ATLANTA – It’s an ordeal most of us will one day face. We’re going to have a medical emergency that lands us in the emergency room. But would you know the warning signs? Read More About 5 health warning signs you should not ignore… back to top

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Does your child have an allergy or is it a cold?

Posted on May 09, 2013 ATLANTA – If you’ve got kids around the house, they’re probably coughing, or sneezing, or nursing a runny nose. It’s hard to tell if it’s a cold, the flu , or fall allergies. Read More About Does your child have an allergy or is it a cold?… back to top

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School buses breaking the rules of the road

Posted on May 09, 2013 ATLANTA — Every day, Georgia school buses transport more than a million students, with two of the largest fleets in the country operating right here in the Atlanta area. So we wondered, “How safe are your children when they step on a school bus?” Read More About School buses breaking

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Hot Topic: What’s your Thanksgiving eating strategy?

Posted on May 09, 2013 Are you counting calories this Turkey Day?  If you are, it might be scarier than you think.  According to an article published by TheWeek.com, Americans will consume an average of 5,000-6,000 calories on Thanksgiving Day.  Will that be you?   Read More About Hot Topic: What’s your Thanksgiving eating strategy?…

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Young people and social media: Docs examine pitfalls

Posted on May 09, 2013 (CNN) — They’re called “Generation M2″: highly tech-savvy children ages 8 to 18, whose lives are immersed in electronic media. Now, the nation’s top pediatric organization is mobilizing efforts around their well-being. Read More About Young people and social media: Docs examine pitfalls… back to top

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8 healthy ways to boost energy

Posted on May 09, 2013 (CNN) — As our energy levels decrease because of our overstressed lifestyles, many people look for a quick fix to combat fatigue. Energy drinks mask the symptoms of fatigue and dehydrate the body. The majority of energy drinks contain excess sugar, high levels of caffeine and other stimulants. Read More

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Toys for Tots 2012: Donate Now!

Posted on May 09, 2013 Join FOX 5 Atlanta and lend a helping hand to Santa and the Marines this year.  Starting November 23, you can bring a new, unwrapped toy to area Publix locations for a child in need this Christmas! Read More About Toys for Tots 2012: Donate Now!… back to top

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1 in 4 in U.S. starts drinking before turning 21

Posted on May 09, 2013 (HealthDay News) — Underage drinking in the United States remains a serious public health issue, a new federal government report shows. Read More About 1 in 4 in U.S. starts drinking before turning 21… back to top

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Is ‘secondhand’ TV taking a toll on kids?

Posted on May 09, 2013 (Health.com) — Young children in the United States watch about 80 minutes of television per day, on average. Depending on whether the programming is educational and age-appropriate, all that time in front of the tube can either help or harm their development, research suggests. Read More About Is ‘secondhand’ TV

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