FDA takes action against the use of OTC benzocaine teething products due to serious safety risk, lack of benefit


The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is warning consumers that over-the-counter (OTC) teething products containing benzocaine pose a serious risk to infants and children. The agency today announced that OTC oral health products containing the pain reliever benzocaine for the temporary relief of sore gums due to teething in infants or children should no longer be marketed and is asking companies to stop selling these products for such use. If companies do not comply, the FDA will initiate a regulatory action to remove these products from the market. Also, the agency is requesting that companies add new warnings to all other benzocaine oral health products to describe certain serious risks. Continue reading FDA takes action against the use of OTC benzocaine teething products due to serious safety risk, lack of benefit

RHODA P’S RESTAURANT & CATERING HAS MOVED TWO BLOCKS NORTH

SHEFFIELD- If you love good food, you need to go to Rhoda P’s Restaurant and Catering. they have recently relocated two blocks North of their old location to 500 North Montgomery, where Ami’s Restaurant was formerly located. Call 256-978-5179 or click HERE for the DAILY MENU. Continue reading RHODA P’S RESTAURANT & CATERING HAS MOVED TWO BLOCKS NORTH

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ALABAMA AG MARSHALL AND U.S. REPRESENTATIVE MO BROOKS FILE LAWSUIT AGAINST FEDERAL GOVERNMENT OVER INCLUSION OF ILLEGAL ALIENS IN CENSUS APPORTIONMENT

 

Alabama Expected to Lose One U.S. House Seat and Electoral College Vote if Illegal Aliens
Included in Apportionment Count

MONTGOMERY – Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall and U.S. Representative Mo
Brooks, R-Alabama, have jointly filed a lawsuit against the federal government over the Census
Bureau’s unlawful decision to include illegal aliens in census data used to determine the
apportionment of the U.S. House of Representatives and the Electoral College. Continue reading ALABAMA AG MARSHALL AND U.S. REPRESENTATIVE MO BROOKS FILE LAWSUIT AGAINST FEDERAL GOVERNMENT OVER INCLUSION OF ILLEGAL ALIENS IN CENSUS APPORTIONMENT

Northwest-Shoals Nursing Program Holds Pinning Ceremony

Speaker, Pamela Hugi, addresses 2018 NW-SCC nursing graduates at annual pinning ceremony

 

Phil Campbell, ALA — Northwest-Shoals Community College Nursing Program honored 66 nursing graduates at its pinning ceremony on Thursday, May 10, 2018.

Director of Nursing, Brittney Humphres, faculty and students participated in the ceremony that included remarks by Dr. Glenda Colagross, President of NW-SCC; Tracy Street, PN class representative; Denise James, ADN class representative; and special remarks by Pamela Hugi, RN 6W ECM Hospital. Remarks were followed by the presentation of the pins, the Nightingale Pledge, and candle lighting. Continue reading Northwest-Shoals Nursing Program Holds Pinning Ceremony

The watchmen were not watching

 

Christian Author and Pastor Ron Craig

Jesus, Paul and others made it clear that the world during this evil age will always be contrary to God and His Word—The entire Bible, and especially the Gospel message of what Jesus Christ did on the cross. And the devil’s attacks will not be confined to the world out there. Satan has infiltrated the church in general as pointed out in 2 Corinthians 11:13-15, 2 Peter 2:1, Jude 4, etc., etc. Continue reading The watchmen were not watching

Marion County Escapee has Muscle Shoals ties

Thomas Joe Green

MARION COUNTY–Authorities are searching for an escaped inmate from the Marion County Jail with ties to the Shoals area. Continue reading Marion County Escapee has Muscle Shoals ties

NW-SCC awarded $500,000 grant for 2018-2019 Youth Success Program

MUSCLE SHOALS & PHIL CAMPBELL, ALA. — The Youth Success Program (YSP) at Northwest-Shoals Community College (NW-SCC) has been funded $500,000 for 2018-2019 by the Governor’s Local Workforce Areas (GLWA).

The grant award includes a $32,000 increase over the 2017-2018 program year. The budget increase will allow the program to serve at least 125 out-of-school youth in Colbert, Franklin, Lauderdale, Lawrence, Marion, and Winston Counties. Continue reading NW-SCC awarded $500,000 grant for 2018-2019 Youth Success Program

FDA approves treatment for opioid withdrawal symptoms

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Lucemyra (lofexidine hydrochloride) for the mitigation of withdrawal symptoms to facilitate abrupt discontinuation of opioids in adults. While Lucemyra may lessen the severity of withdrawal symptoms, it may not completely prevent them and is only approved for treatment for up to 14 days. Lucemyra is not a treatment for opioid use disorder (OUD), but can be used as part of a broader, long-term treatment plan for managing OUD. Continue reading FDA approves treatment for opioid withdrawal symptoms

Claimed Naturopathic Doctor Sentenced to 75 months for Defrauding Patients at Hoover Clinic

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BIRMINGHAM –A federal judge yesterday sentenced a woman who falsely claimed to be a naturopathic doctor to 75 months for defrauding patients at a Hoover clinic in 2015, announced U.S. Attorney Jay E. Town and U.S. Postal Inspection Service Inspector in Charge Adrian Gonzalez. Continue reading Claimed Naturopathic Doctor Sentenced to 75 months for Defrauding Patients at Hoover Clinic

Northwest-Shoals Spring 2018 President’s List and Dean’s List Honorees Announced

Muscle Shoals & Phil Campbell, AL — Northwest-Shoals Community College has announced its President’s and Dean’s Lists for the Spring Semester 2018.

Requirements for the President’s List are a semester grade point average of 4.0 and completion of a minimum semester course load of 12 semester credit hours of college-level work.

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Tuscumbia man arrested with stolen truck after being located by GPS

Jessie Clinton Ford

 

FLORENCE–A Tuscumbia man is in jail after a GPS signal located him in Russellville with a stolen truck late Monday night. Continue reading Tuscumbia man arrested with stolen truck after being located by GPS

UNA HOSTS INTERNATIONAL STRATEGIC DOING CONFERENCE

FLORENCE – Last week approximately 25 practitioners of Strategic Doing were in the Shoals for their annual conference sponsored by the University of North Alabama’s College of Business.

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