The Food and Drug Administration announced today that for the first time ever, U.S. officials are banning the sale of an over-the-counter drug.
The FDA is warning consumers against the use of products containing Ephedra. Studies have suggested links between the stimulant and various side effects including insomnia, heart failure, seizures, and even death.
Rod Stickrath, a pharmacist at Northside Pharmacy, says, "If the product says Ephedra, you should not buy it." He...
Christ’s table certainly has something to celebrate these days. After seventeen years of serving the downtown Zanesville community, the group recently announced they are proud to say they’ve fed over one million meals since they opened in November of 1986.
Gretchen Sayre the Executive Director of Christ Table says a lot of their success can be attributed to the hard work put in by those who give their time and service in the kitchen.
Can’t find a place for your Christmas tree now that the holiday is over? Right now you can take part in the annual Christmas tree recycling program through the city of Zanesville.
Just bring your tree to any of the local drop off stations. This program is set up in large part to save landfill space. Matt Phillips of the City of Zanesville says, “ landfills are expensive to build and they’re cost keeps going up year after year, so the more space we can save for actual trash and...
Tis the season, to volunteer.. The reports are in and the Bureau of Labor statistics say more people volunteered in 2003 than last year.
About 63 million people did volunteer work at some point throughout the year, up four percent from last year. Major Les Walter of the Salvation Army attributes the increase to an understanding by Americans that we shouldn’t be so selfish.
Walter says there are numerous ways people can volunteer their time and there’s always an...