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Salmonella found in more peanut butter products

Updated: 01/19/2009 - Food maker Kellogg says salmonella has been found in a package of one of its peanut butter crackers. Also, Meijer Inc. is recalling two types of crackers and two varieties of ice cream due to possible salmonella contamination.

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People urged to avoid peanut butter products

Posted: 01/17/2009 - People should avoid eating cookies, ice cream and similar products that contain peanut butter until the government knows more about possible salmonella contamination.

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Ga. settles with feds over mental health

Posted: 01/16/2009 - Georgia has reached a settlement with the U.S. Department of Justice over the state's seven psychiatric hospitals including East Central Regional Hospital in Augusta

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Some peanut butter at Ga. plant contaminated

Updated: 01/16/2009 - Some peanut butter at a Georgia plant shows signs of contamination. But officials say they don't know if it's linked to a salmonella outbreak that has sickened hundreds of people and prompted Kellogg to pull crackers from store shelves.

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SC launches organ donor registry

Updated: 01/14/2009 - Until now, South Carolina had no way of keeping track of people wanting to be organ donors, but now anyone can sign up on a new website.

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SC and GA fail in smoking prevention

Updated: 01/14/2009 - The American Lung Association says both Georgia and South Carolina aren't making the grade when it comes to smoking prevention and some people aren't surprised at the failing scores.

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Quarantines lifted at Loo's Cuddly Critters

PHOTO: Quantines lifted at Loo's Cuddly Critters

Posted: 01/13/2009 - The Georgia Department of Agriculture has lifted its quarantines at Loo's Cuddly Critters on Walton Way. A woman claimed a puppy she bought there had Parvo.

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Ryberg suggests charging obese SC employees

Posted: 01/12/2009 - The Budget and Control Board wants to charge state employees who participate in the state health plan an additional $25 per month if they are obese.

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Salmonella outbreak spreads to 42 states, CDC says

Posted: 01/07/2009 - Health officials are investigating a salmonella outbreak that has reportedly sickened nearly 400 people in 42 states, but they don't know how the bacteria are spreading.

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Health care spending slows in 2007 with generics

Posted: 01/06/2009 - Spending on all other major health sectors, such as hospitals, doctors, nursing homes and home health, grew at the same rate or slightly faster than the year before.

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Cocoa Products Recalled

Posted: 12/23/2008 - Some popular stocking stuffers are recalled just days before Christmas.

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Face transplant recipient doing well

Posted: 12/17/2008 - The woman who received the first-ever face transplant in the United States is said to be doing well. Doctors in Cleveland say she's showing no signs of rejecting the new face.

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