COVID-19 Case Load in Chaffee County at “Concerning Levels”

An uptick in COVID-19 cases in the county, the vast majority of them occurring among unvaccinated residents has caught the attention of not just Chaffee County Public Health (CCPH) but county leadership. The last time period that COVID-19 cases were this high, or higher in the county during this pandemic, were the months from November, 2020 through February 2021.
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More local control needed, Illinois Association of School Boards says

The playbook for Illinois’ 2021-2022 school year was a return to in-person learning, with a very limited number of students who would require remote learning. That has changed. “With the directive to return to in-person learning, everyone geared up for that,” Thomas Bertrand, executive director of the Illinois Association of...
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School board, teacher’s union pass agreement to give teachers more planning time

Even though Eagle County Schools is back to five days of in-person learning this year, it has been anything but a return to normal. With staffing challenges and substitute shortages making it difficult to staff classrooms, teachers and staff have been stepping up to fill any gaps, ensuring that students remain in the classroom, often at the expense of their own planning time.
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Wacker to present additive combination at Compounding World Expo

MUNICH, Germany—Wacker Chemie A.G., the Munich-based chemical group, will showcase two products for processing biodegradable plastics at Compounding World Expo 2021: Vinnex and Genioplast. Vinnex is Wacker's additive system based on polyvinyl-acetate technology, and Genioplast is its silicone-based performance additive for many thermoplastics. Both additives enhance the processing and material...

Compound Price Prediction 2021-2035

Observers of Compound sees the key factor behind Compound’s growth over the past 24 hours is the launch of a new DeFi cryptocurrency called YAM for the Yam protocol. As Compound is a coin supported to “farm” the cryptocurrency, demand for the asset has picked up, hence the ongoing price increase. Just a year ago, Compound proved its mettle when all the other cryptos are falling.

IntegraDose Compounding Services Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Cefazolin Injection Products Because of a Lack of Sterility Assurance

On September 21, 2021, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) reported IntegraDose Compounding Services’ voluntary recall of nine lots of cefazolin 2 g in 20 ml syringe for injection and two lots of cefazolin 3 g in 100 ml 0.9% sodium chloride bag for injection because of a lack of sterility assurance resulting from compounding in a newly installed biologic safety cabinet without completing dynamic smoke study testing.

Supply chain disruptions hit Main Street

As concerns about the COVID-19 pandemic ease, small businesses are seeing customers return to their stores, eager to shop. But the pandemic has placed significant strains on global supply chains, making it more difficult for retailers to source products in an efficient, timely and affordable manner. These challenges have reached...
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Letter to editor: FDA wants to restrict compounded bioidentical hormones

Get ready for more government overreach — unless the public blocks the Food and Drug Administration’s years-long attempt to mostly prohibit compounding pharmacies from making individual, customized bioidentical hormone products. Who would benefit from this elimination of competition in the hormone-therapy field? Why, that would be the big pharmaceutical manufacturers...

Medical Cannabis and More – Echo News

Since 2018, when the federal government eased restrictions on prescribing medical cannabis, thousands of Australians have now used it to treat conditions such as chronic pain and mental illness. If conventional treatments aren’t satisfactory, a doctor may consider a medical cannabis study. In the past, getting a prescription was a...

New Services at Apothecary & Co

Apothecary & Co, located in downtown Oxford, is announcing the addition of functional medicine consulting to the pharmacy's services. Owner Hillary Howell, PharmD, FACA, CCN, who has 20 years of experience as a doctor of pharmacy, is now certified to offer functional medicine consultations. Her areas of focus will include hormones, hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis dysfunction, gut health and thyroid.”

Harbor Compounding | Low Dose Naltrexone

Work with a pharmacy that cares about improving your health. Get innovative and top-quality. Compound medication from Low Dose Naltrexone - Harbor Compounding Pharmacy in California!. At Harbor Compounding Pharmacy, we exist to serve those whose needs aren’t met by traditional medicine. Because of our extensive experience in helping those...

Versalis to acquire compounding firm Finnproject

Versalis S.p.A. (San Donato Milanese), Eni’s chemical company, announced that it has exercised the call option to buy the remaining 60% of the shares of the Marche-region-based industrial group Finproject, an Italian leader in the compounding sector and in the production of ultralight products, in order to raise its stake to 100%.

Whipple: Tips For Preventing Yardwork & Landscaping Injury

Weekend yard maintenance and landscaping projects can easily cause injuries to the neck, arms and lower back. I see this often in my practice during the spring, summer and fall when the seasons are shifting. The main positions that create issues for people are: forward bending, lifting, carrying and over-reaching.

New pharmacy arrives in the valley this month

Local residents who rely on chain pharmacies for their medications now have an alternative choice. Pahrump Care Pharmacy opened its doors earlier this month at 1500 E. Highway 372, just a few steps down from the Subway sandwich shop. Pharmacist Waseem Sarwar spoke about how his business differs from other...

District Court News

The Tenth Judicial District Court Convened September 21, 2021, with Judge Thomas Stockard presiding.  Curtis Brady Jr. (in custody) pled guilty to three felony firearms charges, including:. Ex-Felon Not to Possess a Firearm, a Category B Felony punishable by 1-6 years in prison. Changing, Altering, Removing, or Obliterating Serial Number...

Six of the many reasons for compounding drugs

Have you ever experienced difficulty swallowing a certain medication your physician prescribed for you? Or had to take a med with an intolerable taste that you couldn’t keep in? Have you ever had to face the challenge of taking a medicine with accompanying side effects that made your condition worse? These are some of the common obstacles people face when taking medications. Even though it is necessary to follow prescriptions, it can still be challenging for some people.