Gertha Selvidge

Medique issues recall on medicine sold on Amazon

Medique has issued a recall on over-the-counter medicines.

The drugs were sold exclusively on Amazon and fail to meet the child resistant packaging requirements.

The recall involves 31 different over-the-counter drugs purchased on or after June 1, 2018 that are unexpired from the following brands:  Medi-First, Medi-First Plus, Medique, Dover, Otis Clapp, and Ecolab.

Customers can all Medique at 800-680-2474 from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday, or online at and click on “Recall Notice” at the bottom of the page for more information including registration access.

Product Drug Package Type # of Packets
Medi-First Non-Aspirin Acetaminophen acetaminophen (325 mg) 2 tablets packet  50250
Medi-First Extra Strength Non-Aspirin Acetaminophen  acetaminophen (500 mg) 2 tablets packet  50125250
Medi-First Sinus Pain & Pressure  acetaminophen (500 mg) 2 tablets packet 50125250
Medique APAP acetaminophen (325 mg) 2 tablets packet 250
Medique Extra Strength APAP acetaminophen (500 mg) 2 tablets
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People experiencing hair loss could benefit from a trip to the dentist

Anyone experiencing sudden patches of hair loss could benefit from a trip to the dentist – according to university research.

Alopecia areata, which affects millions in the UK, is an auto-immune disorder where the body produces antibodies that attack the hair follicles.

The hair loss is often in small patches, which are sometimes barely noticeable. But if these patches join up they can become more obvious and lead to anxiety and loss of self confidence.

Also known as localised alopecia, it is estimated to plague around 65,000 people in the UK and can appear at any age – with 80 per cent of cases surfacing before the age of 40.

Stress is thought to be one one potential trigger, but it appears tooth infections could also be a cause according to research carried out by the University of Granada in Spain.

Lead authors Professor Jose Antonio Gil Montoya and Professor

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Health-care advocates frustrated as Gatineau Hospital ICU stays shut

a sign in front of a building: A staffing shortage has led to the temporary closure of the Gatineau Hospital's intensive care ward, with patients being treated at other hospitals across the region.

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A staffing shortage has led to the temporary closure of the Gatineau Hospital’s intensive care ward, with patients being treated at other hospitals across the region.

The intensive care unit at the Gatineau Hospital will remain shut until at least Monday night due to a shortage of nurses, according to the local health authority.

The Centre intégré de Santé et de Services sociaux de l’Outaouais (CISSSO) announced Saturday that the ICU would close at midnight that night due to unexpected absences among the nursing staff. 

On Sunday, CISSSO told Radio-Canada that the closure will remain in place at least another day — the sort of situation health-care advocates like Paul Brunet are tired of hearing about.

“It has become almost something very ordinary on the part of bureaucrats to tell us that, ‘Well, we’re sorry, but we’re not going to treat you for a life or death

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Three-dimensional facial-image analysis to predict heterogeneity of the human ageing rate and the impact of lifestyle

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    Topeka Crunch Fitness to honor fallen 9/11 first responders

    TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) – Crunch Fitness Topeka will climb 110 flights of stairs to honor the fallen 9/11 first responders.

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    Crunch Fitness says on Friday, Sept. 11, its Topeka location will honor those that lost their lives during 9/11 by challenging each staff and gym member to climb 110 flights of stairs in remembrance of the 110 floors of the World Trade Center Twin Towers.

    The gym said it is inviting members of the community to join the challenge to pay tribute to fallen 9/11 first responders.

    According to Crunch, participants will get a free one-week membership to the gym and a feature on its social media pages.

    Crunch Fitness Topeka said it will strictly enforce all social distancing and COVID-19 protocols aligning with its response plan to the virus to ensure community members can honor those that have fallen in a safe environment.

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    Fla. Dentist’s Bid For COVID-19 Loss Coverage Axed

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    A Florida federal judge handed a win to Allied Insurance Co. of America, freeing the insurer from having to pay for a dental clinic’s claimed COVID-19 related losses, holding that the policy’s virus exclusion clearly bars coverage.

    U.S. District Judge John L. Badalamenti tossed Mauricio Martinez, DMD, P.A.’s suit seeking coverage for losses stemming from state-mandated closures because of COVID-19 Tuesday, holding that the dental practice’s alleged losses are not covered by the policy, which expressly

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    Future Market Insights Updates Hospital Workforce Management Market Forecast and Analysis as Corona Virus Outbreak Disturbs Investment Plans

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    Sep 14, 2020 (MARKITWIRED via COMTEX) —
    With 1000+ market research reports and 1 billion+ data points, Future Market Insights (FMI) serves each and every requirement of the clients operating in the global healthcare, pharmaceuticals, and medical device industries. FMI deploys digital intelligence solutions to offer compelling insights to report buyers that help them in overcoming market challenges, especially at the time of a crisis. Our dedicated team of professionals performs an extensive survey for gathering accurate information associated with the market.

    FMI, in its upcoming business report, elaborates the historical and current scenario of the global Hospital Workforce Management market in terms of production, consumption, volume, and value. The report scrutinizes the market into various segments, regions and players on the basis of demand pattern and growth prospects.

    Crucial information and forecast statistics covered in the

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    Lifestyle choices can reduce the risk of chronic kidney disease

    Active lifestyle choices such as eating vegetables, exercising and quitting smoking can reduce the risk of chronic kidney disease. According to a new study led by researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden and Griffith University in Australia, making healthy lifestyle choices such as quitting smoking, eating vegetables and exercising can reduce your risk of chronic kidney disease.

    About 10 percent of the world population suffers from some kind of chronic kidney disease. In 2017, more than 1.2 million people were estimated to have died as a direct result of their kidney disease and another 1.4 million of the cardiovascular complications caused by reduced kidney function.

    Unfortunately, there is no evidence on what lifestyle changes can actually help to prevent kidney disease from occurring until now.

    A few simple choices can save your life

    The recent study included more than 2.5 million healthy people from 16 countries.

    Of particular interest

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    Fitness studio owners sue New York City for barring them from reopening with other gyms ::

    — The owners of hundreds of New York City indoor fitness studios are suing Mayor Bill de Blasio for barring them from reopening their businesses along with the rest of the city’s gyms last week.

    The lawsuit was filed Wednesday by members of the newly formed Boutique Fitness Alliance — which represents about 600 group exercise studios in the city — and the New York Fitness Coalition, which comprises about 2,500 combined gyms and fitness studios throughout the state.

    Last week, New York gyms that have complied with New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s coronavirus safety measures were allowed to reopen. But Mayor de Blasio stipulated that group classes were excluded from the reopening. He argues they have a higher risk of spreading the virus.

    Boutique Fitness Alliance President Amanda Freeman and New York Fitness Coalition President and CEO Charlie Cassara say the mayor has

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    Former Manhattan-area dentist and Powerball winner dies at age 82

    MANHATTAN, Kan. (WIBW) – A former Manhattan-area dentist who won a multi-million dollar Powerball jackpot 25 yeas ago has died.


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    KMAN Radio reports that Pat Dreiling died Monday in Kansas City, Mo.

    Dreiling was born and raised in Junction City and obtained a doctorate and master’s degree from St. Louis University.

    KMAN says Dreiling was stationed in Vietnam with the 3rd Dental Company, where he provided dental care for civilians and wounded troops.

    Following his honorable discharge, Dreiling went to work at his father’s dental practice in Junction City. Dreiling later opened an orthodontic practice in Manhattan, where he worked until retirement in 1999.

    In 1995, Dreiling became the fourth largest Powerball jackpot winner in Kansas history, winning $31.2 million. The radio station said Dreiling’s generosity helped support an orthodontics school at his alma mater.

    Services for Dreiling will take place at 10

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