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March 14 12:43 PM
The banquet attracted such dignitaries as Shreveport Mayor Cedric Glover, Caddo Parish District Attorney Charles Scott, Caddo District Judge Scott Crichton, City Court Judge Sheva Sims, City Council member Sam Jenkins and Shreveport Fire Department Assistant Chief Frederick Sanders.
March 14 12:43 PM
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has launched its first public health education campaign — "The Real Cost" — to prevent and reduce tobacco use among at -risk young people ages 12-17. Mitch Zeller, J.D., director of FDA's Center for Tobacco Products (CTP), explains why the agency is undertaking this effort and how it will work.
March 13 12:08 PM
        Multiple witnesses testified before the House Health and Welfare Committee Wednesday morning in support of HB 746, an effort by Rep. Helena Moreno (District
March 10 03:43 PM

Attorney General Urges Local First Responders to Carry Naloxone, Which Can Save Lives by Reversing Overdoses

 Calling the rise in overdose deaths from heroin and other prescription pain-killers an “urgent public health crisis,” Attorney General Eric Holder vowed Monday that the Justice Department wo
March 10 03:34 PM

Economist Says Trust Fund for Boomers Has Disappeared

 For many baby boomers, it’s comforting to believe that part of the 12.4 percent Social Security payroll tax they (or they and their employer) have been paying is going into a $2.7 trillion
March 07 01:55 PM
Unilever united States Inc. is voluntarily recalling a limited number of 20-count boxes of Popsicle brand orange, cherry and grape flavored ice pops because they may have been inadvertently exposed to milk, which is not listed as an ingredient on the label.
March 07 01:54 PM
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is committed to helping patients and advancing rare disease therapies through the development of “orphan” medical products, including drugs, biologics (such as a protein, vaccine or blood product), and devices used to treat a rare disease or condition.
March 07 01:54 PM
Agents discuss what the laws are and what the businesses can do to help serve alcohol responsibly. Agents then look for minors in possession of alcohol before, during and after the parades. Underage individuals are sent inside the businesses located along the parade routes to try and purchase alcohol.
February 28 09:35 AM
According to Brown, you can check for head lice or nits by parting the hair in several spots. You can use a magnifying glass and a bright light to help spot them. Because head lice can move fast, it may be easier to spot the nits.
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