public health

File photo of a sign in the CDC's headquarters. (Photo by Barry Williams/Getty Images)

CDC Report Card: Good, Bad Marks On Target Battles

About three years ago, the nation’s top public health agency picked its battles. Now, it’s issuing its own report card on reaching those goals: Pretty good but needs improvement.


Baggies of typical "bath salts" (Photo credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Ga Health Officials Warn About Synthetic Marijuana

Public health officials are warning about the threat of synthetic marijuana after a rash of illnesses in southeast Georgia.