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CDC Instructs Public During the Atlanta Boil Water Advisory

CDC Instructs Public During the Atlanta Boil Water Advisory

On Monday, Dec. 3, 2018, officials in Atlanta, Georgia issued a boil water advisory for the whole city. However, on December 4, it was lifted. In the event of an emergency, the CDC educates the public on how to handle the situation. The public health advisory or directive was given by government or health authorities […]

2018 World AIDS Day Theme ‘Know Your Status’

2018 World AIDS Day Theme ‘Know Your Status’

World AIDS Day commemorates its 30-year-anniversary on Dec. 1, 2018. “Know Your Status” is this year’s theme. Understanding the importance of knowing one’s status is of the utmost importance. Since its inception at the 1988 World Summit of Ministers of Health on Programmes for AIDS Prevention, United Nations agencies along with governments and civil organizations worldwide […]

Pullman Community Center Brings Neighbors Together

Pullman Community Center Brings Neighbors Together

The phrase it takes a village to raise a child is used frequently. Communities can mold a child and lead them down one of two paths; either success or destruction. Community Centers, like the new Pullman Center, are the driving force of that adage today. The Pullman neighborhood is 12 miles away from the bustling streets of downtown Chicago. The […]

FDA Takes Action to Stop the Use of Lead Acetate in Hair Dyes

FDA Takes Action to Stop the Use of Lead Acetate in Hair Dyes

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today took action to remove lead acetate in hair coloring products given potential safety concerns about lead exposure from these products. The agency issued a final rule in response to a color additive petition that repeals the regulation that allows for the use of lead acetate as a color additive in […]

Shirley’s Cookie Company Recalls Chocolate Whoopie Pies

Shirley’s Cookie Company Recalls Chocolate Whoopie Pies

Shirley’s Cookie Company Inc. of Claysburg, PA, is recalling its 16-ounce packages of “Chocolate Whoopie Pie” because they may contain undeclared peanuts. People who have allergies to peanuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. The recalled “Chocolate Whoopie Pie” was distributed to Weis Markets Headquarters 1000 South […]