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Child Abuse Symposium keeps conversation going about child abuse prevention

Crescent House, a service of the Children's Hospital at Navicent Health, is keeping open dialogue about child abuse prevention.

Dublin VA Suicide Prevention Coordinator calls veteran suicides national problem

Two veteran suicides happened within a span of two days at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) medical facilities in Georgia.

Diabetes Alert Day brings awareness to the disease

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) - Today is Diabetes Alert Day. The one day that focuses on the seriousness of diabetes and understanding the risks. According to...

What to do if you see a child or animal inside a hot car

After the death of a 7 month-old in a hot car in South Georgia, Macon-Bibb first responders want residents to know what to do in a situation like this.

With crime on the rise, District Attorney David Cooke has a plan for Macon’s youth

The Sheriff's Office isn't the only entity looking for ways to reduce crime in Macon-Bibb. District Attorney David Cooke is also joining the effort.

Medical Monday: STD Prevention, awareness

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) - Sexually Transmitted Diseases are becoming more prevalent in the United States. Dr. Maria Lourdes from Coliseum Health System stops by 41NBC...

Medical Monday: Fall prevention

When you get older, sometimes you can't always live the same life you used to. Your body begins to fail you, and your balance may not be what it once was.

Suicide Awareness & Prevention Symposium hopes for more success

Suicide is one of the top 10 causes of death in the United States. The 2nd annual Suicide Awareness & Prevention Symposium wants to change that.

Nurse shares stroke symptoms, prevention methods

Navicent Health shares a few signs to look out for and prevention methods you can use to stay in, or increase good health.

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UPDATE (Thursday, October 29 at 3 p.m.): Georgia COVID-19 tracker

Here's a look at the latest COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) data in Georgia, published today by the Georgia Department of Public Health.

Bibb deputies need help finding missing Warner Robins woman

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) -- Bibb County Sheriff’s deputies need the Public's help in locating a missing Warner Robins woman.  According to deputies, 24-year-old Iyanna Harper...

Wisconsin Republican Party says hackers stole $2.3 million

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - The head of the Wisconsin Republican Party says hackers stole $2.3 million from the party’s account that was being used...

Jobless claims fall to 751,000, but new infections pose threat

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits fell last week to 751,000, the lowest since March but a figure that remains...