October

Stop the Stigma Health Fair

Stop the Stigma is an annual health fair aimed at raising mental health awareness and at reducing the stigma attached to mental illness. This event takes place outdoors in a fun, festival-like atmosphere with free food, games, music, and activities.
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How To Dispose of Unused Opioids And Medications Properly

Drug overdoses killed over 63,000 Americans in 2016 and 2/3 of these deaths were the result of a prescription or illicit opioid. Although new regulations are aiming to tighten the access to opioids, it appears our own medicine cabinets are to blame in large part. A Mayo Clinic report found that 1...
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Child Highchair Recall

If you've been using a Graco highchair for your child with white with a gold and gray polka dots cushion, stop using it immediately. 36,000 Graco highchairs sold between October 2016 and December 2017 have been recalled. The company has received five complaints of injured children when the...
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Mega Millions Ticket Prices Doubles Starting This Weekend

Get ready to pay double for a chance to win the Mega Millions lottery. The multi-state lottery game that is played in 44 states, DC and the Virgin Islands approved a price increase from $1 to $2, which will take effect this Saturday. Along with a price increase will be a bigger winnings as the game...
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Wet Nose Wednesday 10.25.17

Wet Nose Wednesday on 98.5 KTK is presented by Town and Country Veterinarians and Pet Resort, providing the most comprehensive package of services, free for most adopted shelter pets, including a complimentary stool test, heartworm and flea protection, behavioral counseling and a complete spa bath...
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Bagged Fresh Vegetable Recall for Trader Joe's, Target and Walmart

A fairly large bagged salad and fresh vegetable recall has been issued for potentially being contaminated with Listeria, which could be deadly. The recall involves Manns Packing, which sells under its own name as well as store brand bagged salads and vegetables sold at Trader Joe's, Target and...
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Experts Say Kids Should Have Flu Vaccine By The End Of October

If you've been planning on getting your child a flu shot, you have until he end of the month, says The American Academy of Pediatrics. They recommend that children 6 months and older receive their influenza vaccinations by the end of October so that its effectiveness is peaked during the worst of...
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Wet Nose Wednesday-10.11.17

Wet Nose Wednesday on 98.5 KTK is presented by Town and Country Veterinarians and Pet Resort, providing the most comprehensive package of services, free for most adopted shelter pets, including a complimentary stool test, heartworm and flea protection, behavioral counseling and a complete spa bath...
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The Tom Petty Tribute At Ben Hill Griffin Stadium

The world lost Gainesville native, TomPetty, last week at the age of 66 . But his music lives on as a crowd of 92,000 sang "I Won't Back Down" in Teh Swamp during Saturday's game (10.7.17). (function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0]; if (d.getElementById(id)) return; js = d...
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Wet Nose Wednesday 10.4.17

Wet Nose Wednesday on 98.5 KTK is presented by Town and Country Veterinarians and Pet Resort, providing the most comprehensive package of services, free for most adopted shelter pets, including a complimentary stool test, heartworm and flea protection, behavioral counseling and a complete spa bath...
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