Having less body fat and regular exercise have been shown to reduce diabetes risk. Now a new study by UCLA scientists suggests a link between higher muscle mass and lowering the odds of developing diabetes, USA Today reports. Read more
Public health officials are watching an outbreak of salmonella in papayas that has sickened eight in Georgia. Read the full article: ajc.com Read more
 Angie Palcer is honoring her son Ronnie by raising awareness of Sudden Arrhythmia Death Syndrome. Read the full article: Marietta Daily Journal Read more
Phoebe Putney and the Federal Trade Commission give their arguments on the proposed purchase of Palmyra Medical Center. Read the full article: Albany Herald Read more
A free clinic’s patient load — 2,666 patient visits in 2010 — and financial needs are increasing. Read the full article: Rome News-Tribune Read more

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