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FDA investigates York dairy illness cases

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said it is investigating reports of people claiming to have become ill after they drank milk from York, S.C.-based Tucker Adkins Dairy. Three people have came down with campylobacteriosis, a bacterial disease, and there ...

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Premier names CFO

Health care alliance Premier Inc. said Mike Alkire has been promoted to chief operating officer. Before the promotion, Alkire was president of Premier Purchasing Partners, which offers group purchasing, supply chain services and resource utilization data to hospitals and health care facilities ...

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Cerus Corp. names board member

Cerus Corp. has a new member on its board of directors. The publicly traded company said Daniel Swisher has been named the replacement for William Rohn, who is retiring after serving as director since 2002. Cerus is a Concord-based biomedical ...

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Heat and humidity threaten NC workers

RALEIGH — The North Carolina Department of Labor is urging anyone spending time outdoors this week to use caution and protect themselves against heat-related illnesses. State officials warn that high humidity combined with temperatures in the mid- to upper-90s can ...

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Banking advances threaten chiropractors (access required)

Wallets and purses are getting lighter thanks to the rise in mobile banking. After all, who needs to carry around all those debit cards when you can simply make purchases using your smart phone? But as wallets and purses shed ...

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