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Report Links Fracking With Toxic Air Pollution

Posted On December 16, 2014

(New York, NY) -- A leading environmental group says fracking causes toxic air pollution. According to a report released today by the National Resources Defense Council, Americans who live near oil and gas drilling operations are exposed to a variety of hazardous airborne chemicals including benzene and formaldehyde. Researchers say those chemicals can cause breathing…

Fewer Teens Abusing Alcohol, Pain Killers

Posted On December 16, 2014

(Undated) -- Fewer teens are using tobacco, alcohol and painkillers. A new report by the National Council on Drug Abuse shows prevention efforts are having a positive impact on keeping teens off hard drugs, cigarettes and alcohol. Deputy Director Doctor Wilson Compton says the numbers in their studies show improvement in most areas.   The…

New Jersey Senate Advances Assisted-Suicide Bill

Posted On December 16, 2014

(Trenton, NJ) -- Doctors in the Garden State may soon be able to prescribe life-ending medication to terminally ill patients under legislation approved by New Jersey Lawmakers. On Monday, The Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee passed the "Death with Dignity Act." Supporters say the measure offers terminally ill people a way to end…

Festive Food Safety Tips

Posted On December 16, 2014

(Undated) -- Chips, dips, casserole and pie are common at a holiday party, but how long have they been sitting out? Cleveland Clinic Registered Dietitian Lindsay Malone says there is a "temperature danger zone" for food put out at a gathering.   Malone suggests using an ice pack or cooling dish under cold food if…

CDC: Mumps Outbreak Impacting U.S.

Posted On December 16, 2014

(Undated) -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says over one-thousand people in the U.S. have been diagnosed with mumps this year. Recently, players on five different NHL teams have been affected. Doctor Camille Sabella of the Cleveland Clinic says you could still be at risk of getting mumps even if you've been fully…

  • Swap Shop

    Hunter's Special. Walk in Cooler/Freezer

    Posted on December 20, 2014
    Location: Lawrenceburg, INDIANA

    Hunter's Special*******I have an 8' X 20' walk in cooler/freezer…

  • Pet Patrol

    Golden retriever found

    Posted on December 19, 2014
    Location: Dillsboro, Indiana

    Found golden retriever in Dillsboro. Please call: 812-584-3478 or 812-432-3427