Health

Amanda Cooper
July 13, 2018 - 3:06 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says a popular Kellogg’s cereal has been linked to a salmonella outbreak that has infected 100 people in 33 states. The CDC announced Thursday that customers should avoid Honey Smacks, tweeting, “Do not eat this cereal.” The agency says...
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Too Much Truth With Derrick Boazman
June 11, 2018 - 6:58 pm
Today on Too Much Truth Derrick Boazman interviewed Taura White the Director of CareSource. What is CareSource , How can you benefit from it ? Job Fair is coming up
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Maria Boynton
June 11, 2018 - 2:06 pm
Former Ambassador and Atlanta Mayor Andrew Young is out of the hospital and resting. According to Sonjia Young, wife of the former mayor's brother, Dr. Walter Young, "He's doing much better. God is good. He's healing much better." The former ambassador fell ill last month during a visit to...
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June 08, 2018 - 4:35 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The past flu season was the deadliest for U.S. children in nearly a decade, health officials said Friday. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention officials saidthey had received reports of 172 pediatric flu deaths since October. That surpasses the 2012-2013 flu season, when there...
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Amanda Cooper
June 07, 2018 - 7:46 pm
The Georgia Medical Composite Board has suspended the medical license of local dermatologist Dr. Windell Davis-Boutte; also known as “The Dancing Doctor.” Attorney Susan Witt is representing Boutte’s former patients, says that The medical board has had evidence of allegations against Boutte for...
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Amanda Cooper
June 06, 2018 - 11:00 am
Summertime is known for friends, family, grilling and lots of outdoor fun and unfortunately, fire and sickness if precautions are not taken to prevent the later. Dekalb County Fire Captain Eric Jackson was a guest on Atlanta Up Close and provided excellent information on how to enjoy a safe and fun...
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Amanda Cooper
June 05, 2018 - 5:51 pm
If you’re traveling to your favorite grilling location in a local park, or merely grilling in your backyard, perishable food items, including raw meat and poultry, need to be handled safely before they hit the grill. An estimated 128,000 Americans are hospitalized with food poisoning each year;...
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(Photo Credit: File Photo from Georgia Food Bank summer Meal Program)
Maria Boynton
June 04, 2018 - 11:27 am
School is out and our children still need to eat and be healthy. Starting today, recreation centers and some churches are participating in the Summer Food Service Program. In DeKalb County, the recreation, parks and cultural affairs departments are hosting the program through July 27. Current...
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(Photo Credit: Ananah Harris Paris)
Maria Boynton
June 01, 2018 - 1:29 pm
The community will come together on Thursday, June 7, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., to help a woman who lost an arm in an accident with an Atlanta Police cruiser. Lisa Williams says she was driving in the West End on February 21, when the APD vehicle ran a red light and T-boned her car. The fundraiser...
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