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Herbal Supplement Recall Ordered by FDA for Salmonella
According to News 10 abc, the FDA has ordered a Las Vegas company to pull it's Kratom herbal supplements off of the market.  The reason for this being that they tested positive for Salmonella.  Apparently there's a nationwide outbreak with up to 90 cases of Salmonella related to Kratom, and accordin…
Forest-Destroying Beetle Found for First Time in Albany
The Southern Pine Beetle, an extremely destructive beetle that kills trees and forests, has been found for the first time in Albany according to the Times Union.  The beetle was trapped in the Albany Pine Bush Preserve near Rapp Road, and the Times Union reports that this is the farth…
Health Organization Warns of New Wave of Flu Virus
News 10 abc has reported about a warning by the CDC of a new wave of the flu virus happening now.  For people who aren't aware (as some aren't), the flu virus has multiple different strains.  As reported by News 10 abc, the A-strain had been more dominant in the beginni…
Capital Region Residents Sent Warnings on Water Contaminants
Water contamination alert! (Yes, Again. Because this is not the first water alert that I've written about and I'm sure it won't be the last). Levels of the contaminate Haloacetic Acid (a byproduct of the disinfectant process) have been found at average levels in public water supply th…
Capital Region Roadside Attractions!
Who needs to travel across the country when you can travel across the Capital Region for roadside attractions!  It's about the time of year where winter needs to end, I start to go stir crazy, and I start to get wanderlust wishing I was traveling somewhere away from the remaining snow, mud…
Vasectomies to Watch Basketball? Yup, It’s a Trend
Snip snip!  I get it, college basketball is exciting. I was in the stands at the complete upsets a few years ago when Xavier and Butler won over Syracuse and Kansas State in the tournament.  It was pure pandemonium.  But scheduling medical procedures just to be able to watch basketbal…
After Recent Attacks, A Coyote Warning is Issued
As Spring approaches, so does wildlife, and as reported by News 10 abc, the DEC has announced it's annual warning and guidelines regarding coyotes.  News 10 abc reports that this Monday, a coyote tested positive for rabies that had attacked eight people, including a police office…

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