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  • Lynparza approved for the treatment of advanced ovarian cancer
    Lynparza approved for the treatment of advanced ovarian cancer
    Accelerated approval to Lynparza (olaparib), a new drug treatment for women with advanced ovarian cancer associated with defective BRCA genes, has been granted by the FDA following the results of a genetic test called BRACAnalysis CDx, a companion...
  • Pleasant Prairie Indoor Triathlon Run
    Indoor Triathlons: Pleasant Prairie RecPlex
    It’s indoor triathlon time – some race series are already underway, some are gearing up for 2015, and most many races have registration open. Let’s take a look at some of the upcoming indoor triathlons in Wisconsin.As always,...
  • Contaminated candy apples linked to 4 deaths
    Contaminated candy apples linked to 4 deaths
    Carmel covered apples may be more closely associates with Halloween, than Christmas, but the CDC has just issued a warning to avoid any they may still have around following the outbreak of listeria in 10 states tied directly to the sweet treats....

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Home Improvement

  • Preppers should consider owning this handbook
    Preppers should consider owning this handbook
    The Urban Survival Handbookconcentrates on urban survival, but it also has many pages of advice and information that will be of use to preppers, no matter where they live. In the chapter on the dangers of poisons, for example, Wiseman has, on...
  • A woman receives a free flu shot on December 19, 2014 in Oakland, California.
    Flu season concerns over mutated H3N2 virus and flu shot effectiveness
    As the peak of flu season approaches a new concern published in a CDC Health Advisory exposes that the often prescribed flu vaccines may not work as well as expected.The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) officials believe H3N2 will...
  • Free flu shot clinic December 19, 2014 in Oakland, California.
    Flu season begins with study giving low grades for preparedness
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) most recent FluView report for the 2014-2015 flu season shows that flu season is beginning in the United States.As the data this week from the CDC shows the start of flu season a study on...

Family & Parenting

  • Five candy-free alternatives you should give this Hallloween
    Five candy-free alternatives you should give this Halloween
    Halloween is just around the corner, and you might be wondering what you should hand out to trick-or-treaters this year. If you’re concerned about health issues or know that many children in your neighborhood have allergies, then consider...
  • Tuition Bill
    10 Universities with the least expensive out of state tuition
    Not all colleges are overpriced and some will fit nicely within the budget constraints of parents, according to a US News and World Report article published on October 14, 2014.Tuition growth is slowing, but for parents of high school students...
  • The Ollie Swaddle
    The Ollie Swaddle helps calm parents and newborns
    For new parents, sleep is a much sought-after luxury, and the creator of a new swaddling blanket wants you to simply, “Keep calm and swaddle on.” There is a very exciting product on the market for parents of newborns who are longing...