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Relax....no doubt a conflict of interest...they aren't required to announce why they vote that way.
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"If the world hates you remember it hated me first"........until I modernized to get with the times and changed all my teachings so they would be easier to follow. Then everyone pretty much liked me again. #thingsjesusneversaid
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Doesn't some one else make their pension payment for them as well?
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Real world you get fired for poor performance. Bad teachers are tenured and score are lower and schools putting out students who are not prepared. Common that core
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Blessing bans latex balloons, citing allergy concerns

1 year, 4 months ago by Bob Gough

Concern for the safety of people with an allergy to latex has caused Blessing Health System to ban latex balloons from all areas of Blessing Hospital, Blessing Physician Services facilities and Illini Community Hospital in Pittsfield. The ban includes deliveries to patients and staff members.

“On any given day there are Blessing Health System patients with an allergy to latex receiving care and staff with an allergy to latex working,” said Carleen Orton, RN, BSN, CIC, Infection Control Coordinator, Blessing Corporate Services. “This ban is designed to reduce their risk of complications. The incidence of latex allergy may not be high, but for those who suffer with it the results can be serious.  It’s a safety issue.”

According to the federal Centers for Disease Control, latex allergy is a reaction to certain proteins in latex rubber. Increasing the exposure to latex proteins increases the risk of developing allergic symptoms.

Symptoms usually begin within minutes of exposure; but can occur hours later and can be varied. Mild reactions involve skin redness, rash, hives, or itching. More severe reactions may involve respiratory symptoms such as runny nose, sneezing, itchy eyes, scratchy throat, and asthma (difficult breathing, coughing spells, and wheezing). Allergic reactions to latex may be serious and can very rarely be fatal.


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