Injuries prompt CDC investigation into e-scooters

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This article was originally published by CNN. Austin, TexasUniversity of Texas star baseball shortstop David Hamilton hit a pothole riding an electric scooter, tearing his Achilles tendon and requiring surgery. He’ll miss the season. Cristal Glangchai, the CEO for a nonprofit, hit a rock riding her scooter, landing her on the pavement just blocks from […]

The Census Needs You

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Looking for a great way to get involved and make a difference in our community? The Census is coming in April 2020 and you’re encouraged to help our community count. The kickoff meeting of the Complete Count Committee was held in January, but volunteers are still needed. Many thanks to those across the County who […]

FDA is failing to protect kids from e-cigarettes, American Lung Association says

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This article was originally published by CNN. (CNN) The American Lung Association gives a federal agency and individual state governments poor marks in a new report card evaluating tobacco prevention programs. The federal government is failing to act to protect kids from e-cigarettes, which can lead to a potential addiction, according to the association’s 17th annual State […]

Fruit sold at Costco, Walmart, Aldi and other stores nationwide is recalled

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This article was originally published by www.today.com. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced that Jac. Vandenberg is recalling 1,727 cartons of peaches, 1,207 cartons of nectarines and 365 cartons of plums because of possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. The fresh peaches, nectarines and plums were sold at Aldi, Costco, Fairway Market, Hannaford, Market Basket and Walmart nationwide. […]