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Recall Of Infant Ibuprofen Sold At Walmart And CVS Is Expanded

A New Jersey company that issued a voluntary recall in December of infant ibuprofen sold at Walmart, CVS Pharmacy and Family Dollar stores across the nation has expanded the recall to include three additional lots of the product. Tris Pharma, Inc. announced the expansion Tuesday, which specifically affects CVS and Walmart stores. Last month the company said Infants’ Ibuprofen Concentrated Oral Suspension, USP (NSAID) 50 mg per 1.25 mL, may potentially have higher concentrations of ibuprofen than labeled. ...Read more

Deadly Polar Vortex Slams The Midwest, Cancelling Flights

Polar air brought record-low temperatures to much of the U.S. Midwest on Wednesday. School was canceled for Wednesday and Thursday in many cities, including Chicago, and police warned of the risk of accidents on icy highways. Michigan said all state offices would remain closed through Thursday. The U.S. Postal Service even halted deliveries from parts of the Dakotas through Ohio.  ...Read more

Celebrities Offer Support For “Empire” Star Jussie Smollett As Chicago Police Continue To Search For Men Responsible For Hate-Crime Against Him

Social media, fans and celebrities are offering overwhelming support for actor Jussie Smollett, standing behind him after an apparent hate crime against him. Smollett, 35, who stars as Jamal Lyon on Fox’s Empire, is recovering after he was attacked on Tuesday by two unknown men in what was a homophobic and racially-charged incident in Chicago. ...Read more