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Drugstores, retailers dive deeper into vaccines

The nation's biggest drugstores and other retailers are grabbing larger chunks of the immunization market, giving customers more convenient options outside the doctor's office.
2nd American aid worker with Ebola arrives in Atlanta

ATLANTA - An American aid worker infected with Ebola arrived Tuesday in Atlanta, joining a second patient being given an experimental treatment.
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...
California chefs, bartenders fight new law, common in most states, that bans bare-hand contact

Chefs in California oppose a law that bans bare-hand contact and state legislators are considering a reversal before fines start this summer.
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...2 million people in the U.S. and contribute to 23,000 deaths each year, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.In other newsBANK OF AMERICA will spend $9.33 billion to resolve a dispute over mortgage securities...
California bill requiring gloves in restaurant kitchens, bars is repealed

...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...
US doctor with Ebola in Atlanta for treatment

ATLANTA - The first Ebola victim to be brought to the United States from Africa was safely escorted into a specialized isolation unit Saturday at Emory University Hospital.
Ga. low in breastfeeding, report says

ATLANTA -- Georgia still lags behind the national averages on infant breastfeeding rates.
Georgia salmonella trial shows how US food safety relies on honor system

ALBANY, Ga. - Jurors at the nation's first federal criminal trial stemming from a deadly outbreak of food-borne illness are learning a disconcerting fact: America's food safety largely depends on the honor system.
Ga. panel backs autism coverage requirement

ATLANTA -- The state Senate Insurance and Labor Committee approved Thursday three bills related to health care, including one that mandates private insurance coverage for treatment of children with autism.