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Flu vaccine may be less effective this winter

The flu vaccine may not be very effective this winter, according to U.S. health officials who worry this may lead to more serious illnesses and deaths.

Atlanta, 4 other U.S. airports to screen travelers for Ebola

The CDC says about 150 people from three African nations where Ebola has broken out enter the U.S. daily

Air travelers from Guinea, Liberia and Sieraa Leone will undergo screening at five major U.S. airports, including Hartsfield-Jackson in Atlanta.

Health Reports for Newton, Rockdale counties for June 18, 2013

Health reports for Newton, Rockdale counties for June 18, 2013

Health Reports for Newton, Rockdale counties for April 30, 2013

Health Reports for Newton, Rockdale counties for April 30, 2013.

Health inspections for Newton and Rockdale counties for June 26

Restaurant health inspections for June 26.

Newton, Rockdale health reports for March 5-12

EDITOR'S NOTE: Restaurant health inspection reports published in the Citizen newspapers include only the restaurant's name, address, score and date of inspection. This is due to the length of violations included i the reports. Readers who would like to know more about a restaurant's score may go online at

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NMC gets grant for car seat safety program

Newton Medical has received a state grant for its car seat safety program.

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CDC: Bread beats out chips as biggest salt source

ATLANTA (AP) Bread and rolls are the No. 1 source of salt in the American diet, accounting for more than twice as much sodium as salty junk food like potato chips.That surprising finding comes in a government report released Tuesday that includes a list of the top 10 sources of

Rehab South offers free screenings

Rehab South Physical Therapy will offer free screenings throughout the month of February. During a 15-minute screening, a qualified therapist will evaluate any pains or injuries and give a recommendation for further medical attention.

Jan. 31 Health Reports

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CDC: Many teen moms didn't think it could happen

A new government study suggests a lot of teenage girls are clueless about their chances of getting pregnant.

Rockdale Hospital Authority announces new grant cycle

The Hospital Authority of Rockdale County has announced it will accept applications for the grants program that supports local charitable health care initiatives.



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