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News archive: Oct

Thursday, October 31, 2013

Change Your Clock, Change Your Batteries

Daylight Savings Time ends Sunday, Nov. 3rd, and marks the 26th anniversary of the “Change Your Clock Change Your Battery” program, created by Energizer and the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC). This campaign reminds people to check and change the batteries in their smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors during the Fall time change….It’s quick and easy---and it could save your life!

Friday, October 25, 2013

FDA MedWatch - Specialty Medicine Compounding Pharmacy Certain Unexpired Compounded Sterile Products: Recall - Particulate Matter Found in Vials

Specialty Medicine Compounding Pharmacy is voluntarily recalling all lots of certain unexpired human and veterinary sterile products to the consumer level due to particulate matter found in vials of a compounded dextrose injection product dispensed to a local hospital. Further testing and analysis of the medication is being conducted. If there is microbial contamination in products intended to be sterile, patients are at risk for serious, potentially life-threatening infections.

Friday, October 18, 2013

Fall Fire Safety

Fall is the perfect time for you to get your home ready for those winter months, when your home is at a greater risk of fire. These Fall fire safety tips can help home owners prepare their homes and protect their families.

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