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Drug deaths increasing but not in Georgia

...under dozens of brand names like Vicodin or Lorcet. Opioid pain killers were so heavily prescribed that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimated that in 2010 there was enough in the U.S. to dose every adult every four hours for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-16/drug-deaths-increasing-not-g
Georgia salmonella-tainted peanuts case in hands of jury

...chicken scratch" notes. And he noted Wilkerson's boss, Lightsey, pleaded guilty to hiding the log.The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found the salmonella outbreak sickened Americans in 46 states. Three people died in Minnesota...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-12/georgia-salmonella-tainted
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Children consume too much salt, raising risk of heart disease

...salt and quite a few already have elevated blood pressure, putting them at risk of future heart disease, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said.A report from Georgia Regents University published this year also found that high sodium...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-09/centers-disease-control-and-
Defense case takes 1 hour in Georgia salmonella outbreak trial after 5 weeks of prosecution

...plant in Blakely, Ga., to an outbreak that prompted one of the largest food recalls in U.S. history.The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that 714 people in 46 states were infected with salmonella and nine people died ? three...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-09-10/defense-case-takes-1-hour-ge
GRU study could explain autism gender gap

...for estrogen.It has long been known that autism occurs much more frequently in boys than girls. While the Centers for Disease Control and Pre vention estimate that 1 in 68 children has some form of autism, the rate for boys is almost five times...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-09/gru-study-could-explain-auti
West Nile case in Richmond County prompts new spraying of 'hot spots'

...confirmed a man was hospitalized last month and has since been released, according to spokeswoman Nancy Nydam. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention list six "neuroinvasive disease" cases for Georgia this year from West Nile, including one...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-10/west-nile-case-richmond-coun
Prosecutor: Georgia peanut plant owner OK'd sales of salmonella-tainted food

...manager, is also charged with obstruction of justice by hiding positive salmonella tests from investigators. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found the salmonella outbreak sickened people in 46 states. The plant was shut down in 2009 and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-11/prosecutor-georgia-peanut-
Augusta sickness likely part of outbreak

...disease physician. "As of yet we don't know, but we are suspecting we are also in this outbreak."The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Monday it is investigating two known clusters in Kansas City and Chicago of children...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-08/augusta-sickness-likely-part
CDC: Ebola virus is our problem, too

Fresh off a trip to Ebola-ravaged countries in West Africa, the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has a message for the rest of the world: it's your fight, too.Dr. Tom Frieden held a teleconference Tuesday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-02/cdc-ebola-virus-our-problem-
Officials seize more than 1,200 illegal giant snails

...illegal.Eating or handling them could be dangerous, government officials said. According to the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the snails can carry a parasitic worm that can lead to meningitis.The Agriculture Department...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-29/officials-seize-more-1200-ill