Vision loss worse in South, CDC says

...those problems are all related to the vision loss. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released the report Thursday. Overall, about 3 percent...Kentucky, which surpassed 18 percent. The study is the CDC's first county-level assessment of blindness and...

Judge finds no juror misconduct in salmonella trial convictions

SAVANNAH, Ga. - A federal judge Thursday refused to throw out criminal convictions in a salmonella outbreak traced to a Georgia peanut plant after the court investigated defense attorneys' claims of jury misconduct.

Georgia smoking rate drops

...rate is showing a steady decline, a new CDC report says.The state's rate of adult...smoking prevalence over that period, the CDC's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report...and smokeless tobacco.Recently, the CDC and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration...

CDC sees promise, concern in Ebola fight

...continues to concern officials from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, with progress in one country and...particularly the capital of Guinea, CDC Director Tom Frieden said Monday...responders to the affected areas. The CDC has 170 workers in each of the affected...

CDC: Half of flu strains don't match shot

...year's flu shot, the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Thursday. Still, getting the...complications from flu, he said.In a CDC Health Advisory issued Wednesday and...protection against drifted viruses," the CDC noted in its advisory.Doctors should...

2014 Annual Drinking Water Report (CCR) Quality Report City of Bly...

...These people should seek advice about drinking water from their health care providers. EPA/Centers for Disease Control (CDC) guidelines on appropriate means to lessen the risk of infection by Cryptosporidium and other microbial contaminants are available...

Study asserts Georgia does have Lyme disease

...of cases of Lyme each year, according to CDC, which has confirmed only a handful of Georgia...disease ? or report possible cases to the CDC ? because it is not known to occur here...to come back negative.According to the CDC, Lyme disease is caused by the bacterium...

Blue Bell seeks listeria link as it recalls items

...pinpointing the contamination. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Tuesday illnesses linked to the...confirmed in Oklahoma and Arizona. The CDC had previously reported eight illnesses...January 2015.Dr. Robert Tauxe of the CDC said the cause of an outbreak is almost...

Black lawmakers celebrate legislative gains

...release distributed by the House Democratic Caucus. The disease affects one in every 500 African-Americans, according to the CDC.Margaret Kaiser , D-Atlanta, also played significant role in the legislation's passage as the bill's sole Democratic...

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Assistant Director of CDC Main at Fort Gordon Latanya Wiggins (left) applies a little glitter to the nose of Ariel Jansen, 4, at Fort Gordon's Spring Fest held at Barton Field.