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A voluntary recall has been issued for some Kotex tampons after several complaints that the tampons have come apart during use and even caused some infections. 

Los Angeles officials on Tuesday raised speed limits on more than 100 miles of streets, saying the increases are the best way to quickly resolve a years-long problem that has prevented police officers from ticketing speeding drivers across the city
Despite concerns from neighborhood groups, the City Council voted unanimously to raise the speed limit on well-known thoroughfares, including portions of Mulholland Drive, San Vicente Boulevard…

This fall has marked a strong start for the annual Women’s Dorm Talk Series, which Resident Assistant Jeannette Richard (’17) and Student Activities Director Kayla Grimm (’20) organize for the women of Thomas Aquinas College. The semester has featured four talks, all presented by members of the College community:

Biostatistician and Cancer Researcher: Olivia Cobb (â16)
Olivia Cobb (â16) reports from Washington University in St. Louis, where she is âstudying biostatistics and loving every minute of itâ in one of the fieldâs top academic programs. She is learning various statistical and computational methodologies, particularly as they pertain to biomedical data analysis and genomics research. She is also working part-time at an oncology lab, where she…

Please pray Norm Goyette, Jr., who passed away today after a brief illness. A 40-year member of the Thomas Aquinas College President’s Council, Mr. Goyette and his wife, Marian, are the parents of the College’s dean, Dr. John Goyette (’90), as well as three other graduates: Patty (Hierro ’86), Rev. Michael (’94), and Joseph (’95). They are also the grandparents of two graduates, Elizabeth (’15) and…

A New Jersey-based pharmaceutical company is recalling three lots of liquid infant ibuprofen that might be more concentrated than advertised.
Tris Pharma’s voluntary recall covers Infants’ Ibuprofen Concentrated Oral Suspension, USP (NSAID) 50 mg per 1.25 ml.
The company says there is a “remote possibility” that infants more susceptible to medication with a higher potency of ibuprofen might suffer permanent renal injury.

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Mr. Bergener himself picked up the line and reassured me that I made the right decision, I certainly did.
My case manager was meticulous. She would…

Sunshine Mills, the maker of several brands of pet food, is recalling three of its puppy and dog food products, citing potentially high levels of vitamin D that could lead to "serious health issues," including kidney failure.
The brands affected are Evolve, Sportsman's Pride and Triumph, the company said in a statement that is also posted on the US Food and Drug Administration's website.

More than five million pounds of ground beef has been added to a recall from October over Salmonella concerns.

Instead of apple juice, children at a Hawaii preschool were served Pine-Sol by mistake, according to a Hawaii Department of Health report.

A 33-year-old man accused of fatally running over a toddler in South Los Angeles was sentenced to 12 years in prison after pleading no contest to a charge connected with the DUI collision, prosecutors announced Friday.
George Edward Milton Jr. of Gardena entered his plea to one count of gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated, according to a news release from the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office.

Multiple big rig crashes and rain-slicked freeways created a nightmare for Southern California commuters Thursday.
A big rig that burst into flames on the northbound 101 Freeway in Hollywood Hills was among the wrecks creating long delays for drivers.
The incident was reported just before 5 a.m. near Mulholland Drive, according to the California Highway Patrol’s traffic incident log.