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Archive for December, 2011

Bring on the Holiday Yummies

Published December - 16 - 2011

By Chef Michelle Austin

Bye-bye fruit salad, hello hot chocolate and holiday cookies! With the holiday season upon us, yes, we tend to put away our lighter fare for festive treats that ol’ St. Nick would be proud of. Tasty snacks and hot drinks are great for long afternoons building snowmen or swishing down the ski slopes. Read the rest of this entry »

Primatene Mist: Going, Going, Gone

Published December - 16 - 2011

After more than 50 years on the market, Primatene® Mist, the only nonprescription bronchodilator inhaler, will no longer be manufactured, sold or distributed in the United States as of Dec. 31, 2011. Why not? Because Primatene Mist, which is inhaled epinephrine, contains chlorofluorcarbon (CFC) propellants.

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Three cheers! Wisconsin is now the 48th state to protect students’ right to carry and use their lifesaving anaphylaxis medications at school. On November 23, Gov. Scott Walker signed a law that allows a student while in school, at a school event, or Read the rest of this entry »