Children confuse colorful laundry pods with candy
DANVILLE — Colorful detergent capsules are being mistaken by toddlers nationwide as candy or toys, leading to extensive damage to their eyes and skin.Continued ...
Daffodils offer tangible emblems of hope for cancer patients
SELINSGROVE — It may be winter outside, but inside it’s all daffodils, all day long.Continued ...
“Daffodil Days” season began in earnest Jan, 1, and various American Cancer Society chapters throughout the mid-Atlantic are preparing for the onslaught of orders of the sunny yellow flowers that have long been a symbol of optimism for cancer patients and their loved ones.
Healthy schools: Goodbye candy and greasy snacks
WASHINGTON — The government for the first time is proposing broad new standards to make sure all foods sold in schools are more healthful, a change that would ban the sale of almost all candy, high-calorie sports drinks and greasy foods on campus.Continued ...
Norovirus ‘epidemic’ said to be sweeping the country
STATE COLLEGE — A new strain of norovirus, known as GII.4 Sydney 2012, is making the rounds this winter, causing a significant number of acute outbreaks.Continued ...
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