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Rate of pregnant women addicted to opioids skyrocketed in 15 years, CDC says

(CBS News) - As the opioid epidemic continues to wreak havoc across the country, a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) sheds light on the devastating consequences opioid addiction can have on pregnant women.
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Death of CDC worker who drowned ruled a suicide

His disappearance fueled several internet rumors.

CDC reports increase in disease carried by ticks, mosquitoes

LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, Georgia (WDEF) - Bug borne diseases are on the rise in the United States. A doctor at the Erlanger location on Lookout Mountain...

Flu activity growing in our region on the CDC map

ATLANTA, Georgia (WDEF) Flu activity is increasing in the southeast in this week's CDC map. Georgia remains one of the worst hit states so far...

Alabama health officials issue warning about flesh-eating bacteria

MOBILE, Ala. (CBS News) -- Health officials in Alabama are warning residents of a flesh-eating bacteria found in bodies of water throughout the state. The Alabama Department of...

CDC to launch awareness campaign warning of opioid dangers

ATLANTA (AP) - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention plans to launch a new ad campaign to raise awareness about the dangers of...

Flu is growing across the southeast, not just Rhea County

Flu is widespread throughout most of the country

US health officials cancel climate conference; don’t say why

NEW YORK (AP) - The government's top public health agency has canceled a conference next month on climate change and health but isn't saying why publicly.

Hamilton County Health Department urging people to take Zika Virus serious

"Everybody needs to protect themselves against those mosquito bites," Deakins said.

What’s Trending? Dollywood’s New Coaster Delayed, Rubio Drops Out, & Indy Rides Again

What's trending this morning? Dollywood delays the opening of its new coaster, Rubio suspends campaign, and Harrison Ford dusts off the fedora.

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