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Helena Woman Gets 12 Years For Diverting USDA Funds Intended For Children For Own Use

Little Rock, Arkansas – Cody Hiland, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Arkansas, Dax Roberson, Special Agent in Charge, Southwest Region of the United States Department of Agriculture—Office of Inspector General, Tracey D. Montaño, Special Agent in Charge, … Continue reading

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Terrafina To Close Bronx Facility, Laying Off 109 Employees

Terrafina, LLC filed a Workers Adjustment and Retraining Notification with the New York State Department of Labor on November 10. The notice indicates the company will close its facility at 1610 Bathgate Avenue in The Bronx and lay off 109 … Continue reading

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Women Are At A Higher Risk Of Alcohol-Related Issues

Alcohol consumption poses risks on women’s health, especially, when you calculate the type of beverage, frequency, and total amounts consumed.  Drinking patterns in women and men differ and the body’s response to the alcohol is also significantly different. Since the … Continue reading

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Two Companies Recall Several Products Distributed In Maryland

On Thursday, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) said two different food products distributed in several states, including Maryland are being recalled related to potential undeclared allergens. Water Lilies Food Inc., an Astoria New York-based food manufacturer, recalls approximately 4,335 … Continue reading

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Teenager Undergoes New Technique To Repair Cerebral Aneurysm

In 2015, California high school student, Brianna Atkins, was preparing to play a soccer game, when she began to exhibit a severe headache. She was transported to a nearby hospital, where she was examined and told that her symptoms were … Continue reading

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Johns Hopkins University Looking For Alternatives To Replace Animal Testing

A team at the Johns Hopkins University is questioning the usefulness of testing on mice, dogs and other animals. The team aims to determine just how useful animal testing is in predicting whether chemicals and drugs are toxic to humans. … Continue reading

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The U.S. Department Of Agriculture Paving New Ways For Food Stamp Recipients To Purchase Groceries

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) recently chose seven states, including Maryland, Iowa, New York, New Jersey, Oregon, Washington and Pennsylvania, to partake in a two-year pilot program, which will allow food stamp recipients to buy groceries online. The Department … Continue reading

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