• Salmonella outbreak linked to imported cucumbers

    by  • April 26, 2013 • 0 Comments

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Thursday that 73 cases of Salmonella Saintpaul have been reported across 18 states, believe to be linked to exposure to infected cucumbers. The cucumbers were supplied by Daniel Cardenas Izabal and Miracle Greenhouse of Culiacán, Mexico and distributed by Tricar Sales, Inc. of Rio Rico, Arizona....

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    Bill would allow psychologists to prescribe drugs

    by  • April 26, 2013 • 0 Comments

    The demand for mental health professionals is greater than the supply, particularly of those with prescription-writing authority. Over the objections of some medical groups, the Illinois Senate has passed a bill allowing psychologists to prescribe drugs. State Sen. Don Harmon (D-Oak Park), the sponsor, says he believes some amendments address the concerns of opponents....

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    Honeywell eyes June restart of Metropolis plant

    by  • April 26, 2013 • 0 Comments

    A southern Illinois plant that helps make nuclear fuel is calling back workers in hopes of resuming operations in June. The plant was forced into a yearlong shutdown due to regulator-requested upgrades. Honeywell says some 135 salaried and another 135 hourly workers will be in place by the targeted restart of the Metropolis plant....

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