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  • Human Services Dept., CAA plan 24th Annual Report Dinner

    Human Services Dept., CAA plan 24th Annual Report Dinner By The month of May has been designated as National Community Action Month. In keeping with this, the City of Rockford Human Services Department will hold its 24th...

    • Posted July 1, 1993
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  • Could this be Peri-Menopause?

    Could this be Peri-Menopause? By By Kimberly Kaye Castaneda, ND, CHt, DD, RMT Truth and Wellness Facilitator Often women in their late thirties to early fifties find that they are experiencing PMS as they approach the peri-menopausal...

    • Posted July 1, 1993
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  • Children getting too much mercury

    Children getting too much mercury By Joe Baker By Joe Baker Senior Editor What do you know about vaccines? Do you know what is in them? For parents and grandparents, this information from Vaccine Facts should be...

    • Posted July 1, 1993
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  • Doctors reject health powers act

    Doctors reject health powers act By Joe Baker By Joe Baker Senior Editor The American Association of Physicians and Surgeons, representing private physicians, has sent a letter to President Bush opposing the Model States Emergency Health Powers...

    • Posted July 1, 1993
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  • The American Cancer Society goes to Washington

    The American Cancer Society goes to Washington By The American Cancer Society is sending volunteers and staff from across the country to Washington, D.C. to meet legislators and raise awareness of cancer-related issues during its first “Relay...

    • Posted July 1, 1993
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  • Air pollution from old power plants getting worse

    Air pollution from old power plants getting worse By By Brian Metcalf By Brian Metcalf Environmental Associate Most of the nation’s oldest and dirtiest power plants, including the E.D. Edwards and Marion plants in Illinois, are actually...

    • Posted July 1, 1993
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  • Milestone, Inc. marks smoke-free anniversary

    Milestone, Inc. marks smoke-free anniversary By By Rod Myers By Rod Myers Freelance Writer Milestone, Inc., a nonprofit organization that provides supervised housing and other services for the developmentally challenged, is marking the 10th anniversary of its...

    • Posted July 1, 1993
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  • Individuals needed for heart study

    Individuals needed for heart study By Swedish American’s Center for Complementary Medicine is conducting a research study that is looking at what effects changing lifestyle has on heart disease. The Center is seeking individuals who have had...

    • Posted July 1, 1993
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  • Donated tissue vital for medical research, improved patient care

    Donated tissue vital for medical research, improved patient care By Research is the key to discovering new treatments or cures for cancer, glaucoma, rare diseases and age-related conditions. A gift of human tissue for research is the...

    • Posted July 1, 1993
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  • Anti-depressant approved for severe PMS

    Anti-depressant approved for severe PMS By The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently approved the prescription anti-depressant drug Zoloft for the treatment of premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD). PMDD is a more serious form of premenstrual syndrome (PMS)...

    • Posted July 1, 1993
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