Monday, June 24, 2019

Clinic gives students free flu shots, medical care

Tightly closed eyes and clinched teeth awating the painful prick of a needle is a small sacrifices compared to lying on the bathroom floor too ill to move. According to the Centers for Disease Control, about 36,000 people in the U.S. die each year from the flu, and many more are hospitalized because of it.

Economy is impacting smoking ban

The implementation of new smoking bans nationwide has slowed as the worldwide economy mires in recession. Twenty-four states, Washington D.C. and Puerto Rico have instituted indoor smoking bans, but since 2009, very few bans have been enacted.