Fri., September 9, 2011 8:00am
The South Amongst Top National Number Of Smokers
Fewer Americans are lighting up according to a new report by the Centers for Disease Control. But the south and Midwest still lead the nation in the number of smokers.
Thu., August 18, 2011 1:10pm
CDC: Brain-Eating Amoeba Rare
A brain-destroying amoeba is being blamed for three recent deaths in southern states. But health officials say infections are rare – and it’s been five years since the last reported case in Georgia.
Wed., July 13, 2011 10:00am
CDC Finds HIV Prevention Drug
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta has found a drug with a 63 percent success rate in preventing the HIV virus among heterosexual couples.
Fri., December 31, 2010 4:58am
Widespread Flu In Ga., 4 Other States
Georgia is among four southern states -- and five nationwide -- showing widespread outbreaks of the flu. But officials say so far, this season’s vaccine is matching current flu strains.
Mon., November 29, 2010 10:36am
Whooping Cough Has Arrived
Health officials are urging people around infants to get a whooping cough vaccine. They say the disease is not prevalent is Georgia, but there have been cases in the Southern part of the state.
Fri., October 1, 2010 5:00am
Flu Season Begins
Influenza season begins today. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is encouraging all people over six months of age to get vaccinated. This year’s vaccine is for three strains of the flu including H1N1.
Tue., September 14, 2010 1:26pm
Stimulus Boosts Rural Internet
So far, Georgia has accepted $163 million in stimulus funds for improving broadband internet.
Tue., March 30, 2010 3:00am
Swine Flu Upswing In Ga.
There’s been an upswing in people hospitalized for swine flu in Georgia. B
Wed., November 25, 2009 2:08pm
CDC: Swine Flu Safe, No Major Side Effects Seen
U.S. health officials say there’s no evidence the swine flu vaccine is caus
Tue., November 24, 2009 4:03am
Lawsuit vs. CDC Dismissed
A lawsuit filed against the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention by a
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