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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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Need a stable job? Consider nursing

Updated: 09/16/2009 - With unemployment hitting an all time high, many are considering going into one field that's been short handed for years -- nursing.

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Website owner pleads guilty to drug conspiracy

Updated: 12/10/2008 - U.S Attorney's Office says the defendant operated three websites for the purpose of distributing prescription drugs without prescription and anabolic steroid paraphernalia through the mail.

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Flu diagnosed in Georgia; holidays could mean spreading

Updated: 12/10/2008 - It's official, the first confirmed case of the flu has been diagnosed in Georgia. It comes just in time for National Influenza Vaccination Week. It may not have hit our area yet but it's not far away.

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State laws fail to curb teens' indoor tanning

Posted: 12/09/2008 - A new study finds state laws meant to keep teens out of indoor tanning booths haven't made a dent, disappointing doctors hoping to reduce deadly skin cancers.

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Measles deaths drop worldwide, report estimates

Updated: 12/04/2008 - From 2000 to 2007, annual measles deaths dropped 74 percent, largely because of vaccination campaigns, according to a report from the World Health Organization, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and other organizations.

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AIDS Awareness March held at Paine College

Updated: 12/02/2008 - Getting educated and getting tested are key to beating the disease, and Monday night's group is hopeful that doing both will bring down the HIV rate in Augusta.

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1 in 5 young adults has personality disorder

Posted: 12/01/2008 - Researchers say almost one in five young American adults has a personality disorder that interferes with everyday life, and even more abuse alcohol or drugs.

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FDA Finds Traces of Melamine in US Infant Formula

Posted: 11/26/2008 - Federal regulators say traces of the industrial chemical melamine have been detected in samples of top-selling U.S. infant formula. But the government insists the products are safe.

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