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Some Early Childhood Experiences Shape Adult Life, But Which?

Nature and nurture both matter, and having love and support from parents early on makes make academic and social success as an adult more likely, a study finds. But a child's temperament matters too.

Teaching Hospitals Hit Hardest By Medicare Fines For Patient Safety

Medicare will cut payments to hospitals with high rates of patient infections and injuries. Half of the nation's academic medical centers will be docked for making too many medical mistakes.

The Eye-Opening Saga Of Walter And Margaret Keane, Now On Screen

Walter Keane made his name with wistful paintings of big-eyed children paintings actually done by his wife. Tim Burton directs and Amy Adams stars in Big Eyes, a new movie about the Keanes.

A Nurse's Desperate Plea: Show Me The Ebola Money

Patients escape. Long gloves, chlorine and toilets are in short supply. Despite promises of international aid, the essentials of medical care are still missing at one Sierra Leone treatment center.

President Barack Obama

WATCH LIVE AT 1:30 PM: Obama Gives Year End News Conference

GPB News will livestream the President's remarks to the media at which he'll face questions about Cuba, the Sony hacking scandal and working with a Republican Congress.

No Fracking In New York? That's OK With Pennsylvania

Environmental groups cheered New York's decision to ban the practice, and some in the industry say when it comes to good-paying jobs, New York's loss is Pennsylvania's gain.

FIFA Votes To Release At Least Some Of The Controversial World Cup Report

Soccer's governing body also announced that it would not revisit the bidding of the 2018 and 2022 World Cups, because there were no legal grounds to do so.

When Nonprofit Hospitals Sue Their Poorest Patients

In exchange for tax breaks, nonprofit hospitals provide assistance to poor patients. But some hospitals seize wages from poor patients with unpaid bills even those who qualify for reduced-cost care.

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