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Quinton Aaron, star of The Blind Side & TV Chef Marvin Woods Head at Alive! Expo

Quinton Aaron, star of The Blind Side & TV Chef Marvin Woods Head at Alive! Expo

If you love living green or in love with the idea of starting to live green then The Natural Products & Green Living Expo is for you! Alive! Expo is the country's largest natural products and green living consumer show that is dedicated to highlighting the best in natural health and wellness and educating the general public. Over 20,000 attendees will enjoy sampling and learning about natural products, organic foods, eco-friendly pet and cleaning products, healthy cooking demonstrations,interactive fitness like Pilate's and Yoga, lectures from cutting edge industry experts, food & wine sampling in the VIP lounge, fun and interactive activities for children and much more during the weekend of May 21 & 22. 

Feds crack down on prescription drug trafficking

Feds crack down on prescription drug trafficking

ATLANTA -- A federal grand jury in Atlanta has charged a total of 13 defendants from two states with illegally trafficking in oxycodone and other prescription drugs.

The two cases arise out of intensified efforts to address Georgia's growing problem with prescription drug abuse.

"Prescription drug abuse is our nation's fastest-growing segment of illegal drug use, causing significantly more overdose deaths than cocaine, methamphetamine and heroin combined," said United States Attorney Sally Quillian Yates.

In the first incident, 11 Georgia residents were charged with conspiring to forge oxycodone prescriptions and sell the illegally obtained tablets.

DEA applauds huge turnout on Drug Take-Back Day

DEA applauds huge turnout on Drug Take-Back Day

ATLANTA -- Americans participating in the United States Drug Enforcement Administration's (DEA) second National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day event last weekend turned in more than 376,593 pounds of unwanted or expired medications.

This is 55 percent more than the 242,000 pounds the public brought in during last September's event.

The medications were taken to 5,361 take-back sites in all 50 states.

"The amount of prescription drugs turned in by the American public during the first two take-back events is simply staggering -- 309 tons -- and represents a clear need for a convenient way to rid homes of unwanted or expired prescription drugs," said DEA administrator Michele M. Leonhart.

Protect yourself against mosquitoes, ticks

Protect yourself against mosquitoes, ticks

ATLANTA -- The state's first 2011 case of West Nile Virus (WNV) has been confirmed in a horse in Southeast Georgia.

Now, the Georgia Department of Community Health (DCH) recommends that all Georgians protect themselves from mosquitoes and remove any standing water from their property.

"While this is a non-human case, we recognize that the mosquito and tick season is starting earlier than in previous years," said Dr. Anil T. Mangla, program director of infectious disease & immunization and acting state epidemiologist for the DCH.

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Mother's Day Bliss! $45 = All Natural Signature Facial at Pampered Nail and Body Spa ($90 value)

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We know wisdom comes with age, but that doesn't mean you have to show it on your face. With Today's Scoop, help Mama restore her inner and outer beauty this Mother's Day, or any day, with 50% off a relaxing and rejuvenating facial ($90 value).

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It is bathing suit time! Get 51% off one-on-one personal training and lose weight, regain strength, or simply feel good again with Atlanta Custom Fitness.

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