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Study shows many overweight children see their size as normal

...thinks their weight status is," said Kendrin Sonneville, a Harvard researcher not involved in the study.The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention did the research. Researchers focused on the responses of more than 6,100 children ages 8 through...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-07-22/study-shows-many-overweight-
HIV diagnosis rate fell by third in US over decade

...longer look at these trends than any previous study, said another study author, Amy Lansky of the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.The findings: 16 out of every 100,000 people ages 13 and older were newly diagnosed with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/national/2014-07-19/hiv-diagnosis-rate-fell-th
Water may be vehicle for South Carolina hospital infection

...infection may have contributed to the deaths of three patients, The Greenville News reported. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention say the bacteria are found normally in soil and dust. Dr. Joe Perz says it's also found in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-14/water-may-have-spread-sc-hos
4 in 10 US homes are cellphone only, skip landline

...just five years ago, although the pace of dumping landlines seems to have slowed down in recent years.The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has been tracking phone use for a decade, and the number of households only using cellphones...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-07/4-10-us-homes-are-cellphone-o
Across South Carolina

...the infection tested positive in March.A piece of surgical equipment has been implicated, but the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Pre vention and the state De partment of Health and En vironmental Control continue to investigate.Husband...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-06-27/across-south-carolina
CDC lab workers might have been exposed to anthrax

About 75 workers at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention might have been accidentally exposed to dangerous anthrax bacteria this month because of a safety problem at some...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-06-19/cdc-lab-workers-might-have-been-exp
California bill requiring gloves in restaurant kitchens, bars is repealed

...contact but do not ban bare-hand contact outright. Ten nessee is implementing its ban next year.The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that workers touching food provided the most common transmission pathway for food-originated...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-06-29/california-bill-requiring-gloves-re
Deputy: Freeing child from hot SUV just part of job

...A child's body temperature can rise to 106 degrees or higher within 10 to 15 minutes, according to the Centers for Disease Control. Heatstroke occurs at 104 degrees and death at 107. And the deputies didn't know how long Christopher had...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-06-20/deputy-freeing-child-h
State permit delays Pendleton King Park wetland creation until fall

...anything above the surface, we can cut and remove."Though algae are important to freshwater ecosystems, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that potentially harmful blooms can occur in natural waters. Also, certain types of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-05-13/state-permit-delays-pendleto
Autism still misunderstood

...the good things that can come with autism like special movie days for those affected. We also read that the Centers for Disease Control released the new autism numbers of 1 in every 50 children now diagnosed.If anything positive for autism took...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-05-30/autism-still-misundersto