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FDA Finds Low Levels Of Cancer-Linked Impurity In Common Heartburn Drugs – Detroit News Watch

(CNN) — The US Food and Drug Administration said on Friday that it has learned that some ranitidine — acid-reducing and heartburn medicines, including those known by the brand name Zantac — contain low levels of an impurity that could cause cancer. The nitrosamine impurity known as N-nitrosodimethylamine or NDMA has been classified as a probable human carcinogen based on lab tests, ...

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MDOT To Host 2 Public Hearings In Detroit On I-94 Project – Detroit News Watch

(Detroit News Watch) – The Michigan Department of Transportation will hold two public hearings regarding proposed improvements on I-94. The hearings are scheduled for Oct. 10 at 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. and will allow interested parties the opportunity to view displays, speak with project team members and make formal documented comments. The project, located in the city of Detroit, ...

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Dearborn Hosts Free Shred Day Saturday – Detroit News Watch

DEARBORN, Mich. (Detroit News Watch) – Dearborn will host a free document shredding Saturday from 8 a.m. to noon. It will take place at the DPW Yard located at 2951 Greenfield Road. This event is only open for Dearborn residents and proof of residency will be required. There is a limit of five office sized boxes of personal documents per ...

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Governor Whitmer Declares Sept. 15 As Hunting And Fishing Day – Detroit News Watch

LANSING, Mich. (Detroit News Watch) – Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed a proclamation Friday declaring Sept. 15 as Hunting and Fishing Day. Michigan Hunting and Fishing Day promotes awareness of the importance of hunting and fishing activities in Michigan and recognizes the immense contributions of hunters and anglers to wildlife conservation. Michigan’s sportsmen and women were among the first conservationists to ...

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‘We’ll See’ – Detroit News Watch

LANSING, Mich. (Detroit News Watch/ AP) — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is noncommittal about signing budget bills if the Republican-led Legislature sends them to her desk following a breakdown in talks. On Thursday the Democratic governor said she would do “what I’ve got to do.” When asked if that meant she would veto the measures, Whitmer said “we’ll see.” She added ...

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Michigan State Troopers Can Now Assist With Cardiac Emergencies – Detroit News Watch

(Detroit News Watch) – Michigan State Troopers can now assist with cardiac emergencies and will soon have instant access to automatic external defibrillators. Authorities announced this week 159 new devices were purchased. The AEDs will be distributed throughout September and all motor carrier officers will also complete refresher training on responding to cardiac emergencies. For more information visit here. © ...

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