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WTXL Road Trip: The Wealth of Coca-Cola in Gadsden County


QUINCY, FL (WTXL) - Gadsden County was once one of the richest counties in Florida, thanks to a little carbonated beverage. Joe Munroe, the Executive Director of Quincy Main Street explains, "By 1919 Coca-Cola had been in existence for about 30 years and ...

First U.S. exonerated death row prisoner dies


David Keaton, 63, the first man in the U.S. to be exonerated from death row, died July 3 in Florida. Keaton was one of the Quincy Five, a group of young, black men that lived in Quincy, Fla., a small town west of Tallahassee. The five men were arrested for ...

Monday Musings: Florida's recruiting after FNL


GAINESVILLE -- Florida wrapped up its annual recruiting extravaganza over ...
In a three day span, UF netted five commitments -- (in order): 2016 defensive back Quincy Lenton, 2017 wideout Daquon Green, 2016 center Brent Hegie, 2016 linebacker Jeremiah ...

Gadsden Co. Sheriff's Office & AMIKids Promote Youth Development & Job Readiness


Quincy, FL - Deputies in Gadsden County are trying to make sure the community's youth stay on the right side of the law. Nearly 40 students took a tour of the Gadsden County Jail Monday. Throughout an eight-week youth summer program, kids receive ...

Florida weekend football camp results in four commitments


The initial commitment of the weekend was from three-star defensive back prospect Quincy Lenton, the 18th ranked player in Mississippi this season. Lenton broke down his decision to 247Sports: "Because I think Florida is where I'm supposed to be," Lenton said.

Miami commit shows up at Florida's FNL in Canes gear


The talent has been rolling into Gainesville for Florida's Friday Night Lights event all day, and the Gators have already received two verbal commitments from three-star defensive back Quincy Lenton and four-star, Class-of-2017 receiver Daquon Green.

Scouting Report: S Quincy Lenton


Quincy Lenton visited the University of Florida and he gave the Gators his commitment before leaving Friday evening. Lenton is a three-star safety out of Meridian (Miss.) and he will take toughness and intensity to The Swamp. He is a natural athlete and he ...

Former Mississippi State pledge commits to Florida


Former Mississippi State pledge commits to Florida Meridian safety Quincy Lenton committed to Florida on Friday night at Florida's FNL camp Check out this story on clarionledger.com: http://on.thec-l.com/1MNm YB8

DB Quincy Lenton commits to Florida


GAINESVILLE, Fla. --The first commitment of Florida's Friday Night Lights is in. The Gators landed a pledge from defensive back Quincy Lenton, a three-star prospect from Meridian (MS) Meridian. Lenton's reasoning for picking the Gators was pretty simple.

Obituary: Zemaric Holt


He graduated from East Gadsden High School in Quincy, Florida, and was an ATU junior. Survivors include his parents, Terrence Holt and Cristy Dixon; siblings, Krystn, Adrian, Dallas, Latasia, Arione and Paris; Wonder Boys teammates and coaches; and ...

Open house on 8/2/2015 at 77 Pelican Road Quincy, MA 02169


Date: 08/02/2015 Time: 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM   For Directions: click on the map image or feel free to contact me.   For more information: click here for the full details   Open house Sunday 1:00 – 2:3…

Video Tour – Single-Family Home – Quincy, MA 02169 Real Estate – For Sale


Open house Sunday 1:00 – 2:30. Well maintained bungelow in desirable Adams Shore. One floor living. Dining room with sliders to deck. Recent roof and siding. Modern eat in kitchen with dishwasher, dis…
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People help people. Gods do not help people

HealthDay news image Organ transplants have saved more than two million years of life in the United States over a period of 25 years, new research shows.But fewer than half the people who needed a transplant in this period they received, according to a report in the online edition of the January 28 issue of the journalSurgery JAMA ."The critical shortage of donors continues to affect this field. Just 47.9 percent of patients on the waiting list during the 25 years of the study underwent a transplant. The need is increasing, and therefore the Organ donation should increase, "wrote Dr. Abbas Rana, Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, and colleagues. The researchers analyzed the medical records of more than 530,000 people receiving organ transplants between 1987 and 2012, and nearly 580,000 people who signed up for the waiting list but never received a transplant. In that period, transplants saved 2.2 million life years, with an average of just over four years saved for each person who received a transplant from a living body, the study authors noted in a news release from the journal . The number of years saved by type of organ transplant life were: kidney, 1.3 million years; liver, more than 460,000; heart, almost 270,000; lung, about 65,000: pancreas and kidney, nearly 80,000; pancreas, just under 15,000, and intestines, around 4,500. One expert noted the relevance of the findings. "This study highlights the importance of organ donation, and shows that solid organ transplants save lives. One organ donor can have an impact on up to 50 lives," said Dr. Kareem Abu-Elmagd, director of the Center for transplant at the Cleveland Clinic in Ohio. "The field of transplantation continues to seek ways to save more lives," said Abu-Elmagd. "For example, the program of ex vivo perfusion of organs of the Cleveland Clinic has been studying perfusion technology to better preserve organs donated." Powered by infusion, a machine pumps oxygen and nutrients to the donated enriched to prevent damage or deterioration of the body prior to transplant into a patient waiting, according to the Cleveland Clinic organ solution. Baylor researchers suggested a direct solution. "We call for greater support of transplantation and solid organ donation, valuable efforts have an impressive record of achievements and tremendous potential to do even more good for humanity in the future," concluded the authors. HealthDay, translated by HispaniCare

SOURCES: Kareem Abu-Elmagd, MD, Ph.D., director, Cleveland Clinic´s Transplant Center, Ohio; JAMA Surgery , news release, Jan. 28, 2015

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Responding To and Protecting Students from Sexual Assault in QUINCY FLORIDA

January 26, 2015

Courtesy of Eve Hill and Mark Kappelhoff, Deputy Assistant Attorneys General for the Civil Rights pision

Note: The sample MOU can be found at here.

President Obama established the White House Task Force to Protect Students from Sexual Assault one year ago. On this anniversary, the task force has released a sample memorandum of understanding (MOU) to assist campuses and law enforcement agencies to work together in their efforts to protect students, address the needs of sexual assault survivors, and ensure a prompt, thorough, and fair response to allegations of sexual misconduct. This is yet another important step in the task force’s effort to help colleges and universities, as well as their partners in the community, address the problem of campus sexual violence.

While colleges and universities can do much on their own, communication and collaboration between campus administrators, campus police and local law enforcement is critically important to address the problem of sexual assault on campus.

The sample MOU reflects input from task force members and agencies, outside experts on sexual assault, police associations, state attorneys general, and campus administrators and counsels.

Many colleges and universities already have MOUs in place with local law enforcement authorities covering a variety of areas. Our conversations with campus administrators, campus police, and law enforcement have underscored the need for additional tools and strategies that are specifically tailored to the dynamics of sexual assault on campus, as well as the needs of sexual assault survivors. The task force is providing this sample MOU with that in mind.

We recognize that every campus and community is unique and there is no one-size-fits-all solution. The sample MOU is, therefore, intended to be a starting point for a conversation between campus administrators, campus police and local law enforcement on how to improve collaborations between critical first responders. We fully expect that, in partnering to address the issue of sexual violence on campus, campus administrators and law enforcement will adapt the provisions of the sample MOU to meet their particular needs and circumstances. For example, some campus and law enforcement authorities may wish to incorporate some or all of the provisions into an existing general campus safety MOU, while others may prefer a standalone agreement specifically addressing campus sexual violence. Still others may decide that some different method of collaboration better meets their needs. We hope that this sample MOU will be an important resource in collaborative efforts between campus administrators, campus police and law enforcement to eradicate sexual assault from college communities nationwide.

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Buying prescription drugs via the Internet: A consumer guide to QUINCY FLORIDA

The Internet has changed the way we live, work and even as bought. The advance of the Internet has made it possible to compare prices and buy products without having to leave the house. But when used for medicine is important to be very careful. Some websites sell drugs that are not legitimate, putting their health at risk.

For example, some websites that sell medicines:

  • They are not licensed pharmacies with state of the United States or are not really pharmacies.

  • They can give an incorrect diagnosis or sell you a drug that is not appropriate for your medical condition.

  • Do not protect your personal data (eg social security number and credit cards).

Some of the drugs that are sold on the Internet:

  • They are fake (counterfeit or adulterated).

  • They are very strong medicine dose or very low concentration.

  • They contain ingredients that can be harmful to your health.

  • They are expired or expired medicines.

  • They have not been approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA for its acronym in English), or have not been studied for their safety and efficacy.

  • They have been prepared using safe standards.

  • They are not safe for use with other medicines or products you use.

  • No right or have not been properly stored or shipped labels.

TALK TO YOUR DOCTOR BEFORE TAKING ANY MEDICINE FOR THE FIRST TIME

  • Talk to your doctor and get a physical before taking any medicine for the first time.

  • Use only medications that have been prescribed by your doctor or other health professional you trust, who is licensed in the United States to give prescriptions or prescriptions.

  • Ask your doctor if you have to do something specific for your prescription.

The following information will help protect (a) if you purchase medicines via the Internet:

KNOW WHERE YOUR MEDICINES COME TO MAKE SURE THEY ARE SAFE

Make sure that the website where you buy your drugs is state-licensed pharmacy in the United States and you are located in the United States. Pharmacies and pharmacists in the United States must be licensed by a state pharmacy board. The pharmacy board of the state where you reside, you can tell if the website you use is a state-licensed pharmacy if you have good reputation, and if you are located in the United States. For a list of state pharmaceutical boards in English at the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP) whose website is:www.nabp.net . For information in Spanish call toll free 1-866-SU-FAMILIA (1-866-783-2645), the Li line Telefónica Health National Hispanic Family.

The NABP is a professional association of pharmaceutical state boards. This association has a program that will help you find some of the pharmacies that are licensed to sell through the Internet. The websites where the hallmark of this program appears, have been checked to ensure they comply with federal and state regulations. For more information in English about this program and for a list of pharmacies where VIPPS® (Verified Internet Pharmacy Practice Sites ™) seal appears, visit the website: www.vipps.info . For information in Spanish call toll free 1-866-SU-FAMILIA (1-866-783-2645) National Helpline Hispanic Family Health.

. Find the websites whose practices are designed to protect you a secure website should:

  • Be located in the United States and be licensed by the state pharmacy board which operates the website (visit the website www.nabp.net for a list of state pharmaceutical boards in English). For information in Spanish call toll free 1-866-SU-FAMILIA (1-866-783-2645) National Helpline Hispanic Family Health.

  • Have a licensed pharmacist who can answer your questions.

  • Require a prescription from your doctor or other health professional who is licensed in the United States to give prescriptions or prescriptions.

  • Having a medium through which you can talk to a person if you have any problem.

MAKE SURE YOUR PRIVACY IS PROTECTED

Note that the privacy and security of the site you will find easy to use and understand.

Do not give any personal information (such as your Social Security number, the number of your credit card or your medical history) unless you are sure the website will keep the protected information and not made public.

Ensure that the website will not sell your personal information unless you authorize it.

PROTECT YOURSELF AND OTHERS

Report the web sites you do not feel safe (a), or those for which you have complaints. Visit the website www.fda.gov/buyonline and click under "Notify the FDA sites web troubled "to fill the form in Spanish.

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