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Medical tent gives healthy information and call for help at Brown Trout Festival | News, Sports, Jobs

Medical tent gives healthy information and call for help at Brown Trout Festival | News, Sports, Jobs

News Photo by Michael Gonzalez Autumn Madsen, a nursing student at Alpena Community College, performs a blood pressure test on Jared Wyman at the medical tent at the Michigan Brown Trout Festival on Monday. ALPENA — The Michigan Brown Trout Festival on Monday held its first-ever Medical Monday, an event that allowed multiple Northeast Michigan health care providers a chance to give medical demonstrations and information to the public. Alpena Community College, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, McLaren Home […]

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New report on Petersburg assisted living facility reveals more failures, neglect

New report on Petersburg assisted living facility reveals more failures, neglect

PETERSBURG, Va. — A new inspection report on the Department of Social Services’ website reveals a slew of continued failures by staff at Fillmore Place. The beleaguered Petersburg assisted living facility has been under the microscope since December of 2021, when the state determined it failed its licensing renewal inspection and granted the facility a provisional license only. PREVIOUS COVERAGE: Living in filth: Decay, garbage, bed bugs at Petersburg assisted living facility However, our previous 8News Taking Action investigation revealed claims by former employees that a few […]

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Wells Middle Schoolers Take a Closer Look with Microscopes

Wells Middle Schoolers Take a Closer Look with Microscopes

Squeals of delight and disgust could be heard outside of Katie Allen’s Living Environment class at Henry H. Wells Middle School this week. Seventh graders were exploring slides and specimens for the first time using microscopes and stereoscopes — and they really enjoyed the experience. “Did you see the skin cell? It was disgusting!” a student shouted with glee. “Wait, he has a bed bug?!” another called across the classroom. “I need to take a picture of that!” Before using the microscopes, Allen gave students a step-by-step […]

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