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Officials confirm an Atlanta Police officer shot a man at Woodruff Park after the suspect assaulted a Georgia State University Police officer with a knife.
Medical marijuana is most often approved for treating pain conditions, making it an option instead of prescription painkillers.
"It's even worse than I'd feared," Dr. Tom Frieden, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, said Wednesday of the Ebola outbreak rampaging through West Africa.
A third top doctor has died from Ebola in Sierra Leone, a government official said Wednesday, as a leading American health official warned that the outbreak sweeping West Africa would get worse before it gets better.
The cases of campylobacteriosis have been linked to raw milk or cream purchased at Ropelato Dairy in Weber County, the department said in a statement Tuesday.
The Ebola virus still has the "upper hand" in the outbreak that has killed more than 1,400 people in West Africa, but experts have the means to stop it, a top American health official said during a visit to the hardest-hit countries.
Researchers looked at death rates caused by overdoses of opioid painkillers, like OxyContin or Vicodin, between 1999 and 2010 using data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
When Chicago health officials saw Twitter users complaining about local food poisoning episodes, they reached out on Twitter to those users and often ended up charging the restaurant in question with a violation.
Arlin Rueda, 20, watches over her 3-year-old son, Aaron, as he plays in a park near their home while holding her newborn daughter, Isabel Delgado, in Denver.
Each year one out of every six Americans is sickened by a foodborne illness, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The Ebola virus has the "upper hand" in an outbreak that has killed more than 1,400 people in West Africa, a top American health official said, adding that experts have the tools to stop it.
More than a quarter-million middle and high school students who were non-smokers say they used an electronic cigarette last year -- a threefold increase from 2011, a new U.S. study says.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently became the first federal agency to acknowledge health risks from cell phone use.
States that have legalized medical marijuana tend to experience an unexpected benefit -- fewer overdose deaths from narcotic painkillers, a new study suggests.
Medical marijuana advocates are turning up the heat on House lawmakers who last week voted against an amendment to block the Drug Enforcement Administration from cracking down on state-legal medical marijuana shops and patients.
According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, America's teens loooove e-cigs.
Updated: Thu Aug 28, 2014 01:52 am
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