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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
California bill requiring gloves in restaurant kitchens, bars is repealed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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-06-29/california-bill-requiring-gloves-re
California chefs, bartenders fight new law, common in most states, that bans bare-hand contact

...particles ? the most common cause of foodborne illness ? to infect diners, the FDA says.The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that workers touching food provided the most common transmission path for food-originated...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-03-24/california-chefs-bartender
Ga. panel backs autism coverage requirement

...000 per patient.Georgia is one of 16 states that does not mandate coverage for autism. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says autism affects one in 88 children. The disorder is characterized by difficulties with social...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-02-21/ga-panel-backs-autism-co
Business news

...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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-03-26/business-news
More than 200,000 die from preventable stroke, heart disease

...could have been prevented, which is "heartbreaking," says Thomas Frieden, the director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.Black men, especially, are at risk: Their rate of death is 80 percent higher than the rate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2013-09-03/more-200000-die-preventable-
State-funded initiative aiming to curb underage drinking in Augusta area

...abused drug among youths in the U.S., is responsible for more than 4,700 deaths annually, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says.In Georgia, 66 percent of high school students report having drunk alcohol one or more...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-04-30/state-funded-initiative-aimin
Set healthy example by getting in the swim of things this summer

...of time trying to keep our children shielded from gangs and bullying ? and rightly so ? but the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says the second-leading cause of accidental death for children younger than age 14 is drowning...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2013-06-02/set-healthy-example-gett
Biomedical industry lobbies Ga. lawmakers

...17 billion bio industry are Merial, Johnson & Johnson, Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.Baxter International's decision last year to build a $1 billion plant in Covington will boost...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-01-28/biomedical-industry-lobbie
Murder suspect treated for necrotizing fasciitis

...bacteria get into the bloodstream through a sore or a cut and become invasive, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.In 6 to 7 percent of those cases, the infection attacks the lining of flesh and muscles and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2012-06-04/murder-suspect-treated