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Finalized amendment to HIP waiver extension

Finalized amendment to HIP waiver extension

INDIANAPOLIS – This afternoon, the Indiana Family and Social Services Administration (FSSA) submitted an amendment to its pending Healthy Indiana Plan (HIP) waiver extension application to the US Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). FSSA finalized the amendment, originally introduced in May, after considering public comments submitted to the state and CMS. The amendment would allow […]

Grapefruit Juice and Some Drugs Don’t Mix

Grapefruit Juice and Some Drugs Don’t Mix

Grapefruit juice can affect how well some medicines work, and it may cause dangerous side effects. This food and drug interaction can be a concern, says the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Read the Consumer Update to learn more about grapefruit juice and medications Find Out if You Should Avoid Grapefruit or Other Juices Ask […]

Health Grant Denied

Health Grant Denied

Recently the Madison County Council voted – in a split vote – to deny a grant in the amount of $15,000 to the County’s health department that, in large part, was to be used to provide information about drug treatment options and disease prevention to drug addicts. I’m highly disappointed with the decision of my […]

Garden of Light Inc. Recalls Woodstock Organic Matcha Vanilla Oats Because of Possible Health Risk

Garden of Light Inc. Recalls Woodstock Organic Matcha Vanilla Oats Because of Possible Health Risk

Garden of Light, Inc. dba Gluten Free Solutions of East Hartford, CT, is voluntarily recalling the Woodstock Organic Matcha Vanilla Oats, 1.8 oz. which is manufactured by Garden of Light for Blue Marble Brands. The product has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in […]

Hot Dog Products Recalled Due to Possible Extranous Material Contamination

Hot Dog Products Recalled Due to Possible Extranous Material Contamination

WASHINGTON, July 15, 2017– Marathon Enterprises Inc., a Bronx, N.Y. establishment, is recalling approximately 7,196,084 pounds of hot dog products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically bone fragments, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The beef and pork hot dog and sausage items were produced on various […]

MORE INDIANA CHILDREN ELIGIBLE FOR HEARING AID ASSISTANCE JULY 1

MORE INDIANA CHILDREN ELIGIBLE FOR HEARING AID ASSISTANCE JULY 1

INDIANAPOLIS—The Center for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Education (Center) at the Indiana State Department of Health is working to make hearing aids more available to deaf and hard of hearing children in Indiana through changes to the Hearing Aid Assistance Program of Indiana (HAAPI). Effective July 1, 2017, children age 3 and older will […]

CrazyLake Acting Co. presents ”The Drowsy Chaperone”

CrazyLake Acting Co. presents  ”The Drowsy Chaperone”

GREENFIELD — The CrazyLake Acting Co. returns to the Ricks Centre with “The Drowsy Chaperone,” a delightful Tony awarding-winning musical within a comedy. Come and spend a heartwarming evening with the Man in the Chair (Trever Brown) as he shares his favorite Broadway cast recording of “The Drowsy Chaperone” with you, the audience. Scenes come […]

8th Street Repaving Project

8th Street Repaving Project

ANDERSON – IN – Mayor Thomas Broderick, Jr. has announced that the 8th Street Paving Project has now begun. The mayor had previously announced that the city would be repaving 8th Street from Rangeline Road to Winding Way beginning this summer with the utilization of funds the city had receive through the State’s Community Crossings […]

Chicken Products Recalled Due To Possible Foreign Matter Contamination

Chicken Products Recalled Due To Possible Foreign Matter Contamination

WASHINGTON, June 24, 2017–Overhill Farms, Inc., a Vernon, Calif. establishment, is recalling approximately 54,630 pounds of chicken bites products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically bone, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The frozen chicken bites were produced on Aug. 30, 2016, Feb. 1, 2017, Feb. […]

PBA Summer Break

PBA Summer Break

Next PBA Meeting will be August 23rd. In the past, the summer months have seen low attendance at PBA meetings. Many of our members are more active with their businesses outside and summer vacations for others seem to squeeze available time. So, we are going to take a “summer break” too. Our next PBA meeting […]

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