Drugstores, retailers dive deeper into vaccines

...some common questions and answers from the CDC to consider as flu season approaches...When should I get vaccinated?The CDC prefers that you do this by October because...version.For more information, visit www.cdc.gov/flu/about/qa/flushot.htm...

Peach Belt Conference forum addresses violence and sex assault

...students. She added the rate runs higher for male student-athletes."If 1 out of 3 college students had the measles, the CDC would quarantine campuses until it got under control," she said. And the perpetrators are typically not random people wandering...

Colleges and Universities | The Augusta Chronicle

...Thursday's event to investigate more than 140 colleges and seven professional societies. In its monthly Vital Signs report, the CDC said more than 90 percent of children in the U.S. are consuming too much sodium, well above the recommended level. University...

Georgia Regents University | The Augusta Chronicle

...45 million in bond funding for the project in its fiscal year 2014 budget request. In its monthly Vital Signs report, the CDC said more than 90 percent of children in the U.S. are consuming too much sodium, well above the recommended level. Each...

Jury won't consider 9 deaths linked to salmonella in Georgia trial of peanut plant owner

...in Virginia, one in Idaho and one in North Carolina. But the CDC hedged when tying fatalities to salmonella."The nine deaths...outbreak, but were not definitively caused by Salmonella," the CDC said in a May 2009 report.Marler said all nine who died tended...

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Children consume too much salt, raising risk of heart disease

...future heart disease, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said.A report from Georgia...Vital Signs report, the CDC said more than 90 percent...principal director of the CDC. "A poor diet in childhood...diseases," Zhu said. The CDC found a similar effect of...

Internal investigation finds CDC scientist was mum for a month about flu virus accident in lab

...at the headquarters of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta. A lab scientist...and sent the mix to another CDC lab and to an outside lab...before it was discovered.CDC officials have called the...Schuchat, who oversees the CDC's Influenza Division...

3 guilty in Ga. salmonella-tainted peanut trial

ALBANY, Ga.- A federal jury convicted the owner of a peanut plant and two others Friday in a salmonella outbreak that prompted one of the largest U.S. food recalls ever, sickened hundreds across the country and was linked to several deaths.

TB case reported at Martinez Elementary

...bacteria is spread when an infected person coughs, sneezes, speaks or sings, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. It is not spread through shaking hands, sharing food or drink, touching bed linens or toilet...

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 to recount...