Shots - Health News
12:03 pm
Mon June 3, 2013

More Children Poisoned By Parents' Prescription Drugs

Popular prescription drugs like statins are causing more childhood poisonings.
Matt Rourke ASSOCIATED PRESS

Originally published on Mon June 3, 2013 12:25 pm

Dad takes a cholesterol-lowering statin so he'll be around to see the kids grow up. But statins, like Lipitor and Zocor, as well as some other common adult prescription drugs are causing a rise in poisonings among children, a study says.

The big surprise is that children are at risk not just from opioid painkillers like Vicodin and OxyContin, which most parents know need to be kept away from kids.

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Music
12:01 pm
Mon June 3, 2013

Out on the Fringe, May 31

Eclectic mix of interesting alternative, jazz, singer songwriter, Americana and much more.

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Music
11:52 am
Mon June 3, 2013

Freetown Radio, May 31

Freetown Radio is a free form, mixed bag of sounds showcasing music that is often neglected on commercial radio. Host Roger Kash exposes the intricate and subtle connections linking all genres of music from the dawn of recorded music early in the 20th Century to the so called "modern" sounds of today. Each week Roger deals with a specific theme and explores connections that transcend the boundaries of genre, exposing classifications as just marketing tools that record companies invent to sell records. Freetown Radio strives to be the epitome of non-commercial radio.

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Music
11:46 am
Mon June 3, 2013

Espacio Latino, June 2

Hosted in Spanish. Traditional music from all around the Latin world. Information on cultural events and social services of interest to the local Latin community.

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Music
11:40 am
Mon June 3, 2013

Encore, June 2

Music from the Cajun and Creole archives at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette Center for Culture and Eco-tourism. Megan samples collections like the 1934 Lomax recordings, 1950's recordings by Harry Oster, 1960's recordings by Ralph Rinzler and more recent recordings from Festivals Acadians et Creoles.

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Music
11:35 am
Mon June 3, 2013

Dirty Rice, June 1

 Dirty Rice is the longest running Louisiana Music show going today. Started by Todd Mouton back in 1991 or so it's now hosted on an alternating week basis by Lee Kleinpeter me. We're trying to bring you the best Louisiana music on your Saturday nights. The way i see it is that it's time to roll up the rug, sweep up the floor, turn up the radio loud and wear out the linoleum if you're housebound, drive a little faster if you're out on the streets or just plain have fun out there cooking in the kitchen.......

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Music
11:25 am
Mon June 3, 2013

Dimanche Matin, June 2

Lots of traditional and contemporary Cajun French favorites. Includes a weekly segment with A.J. LeBlanc on Acadian genealogy. 

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The Two-Way
11:17 am
Mon June 3, 2013

VIDEO: Yankees And Red Sox Flinch As Lightning Strikes

As the sky darkened and the storm moved in Sunday at Yankee Stadium, this police officer was among many warily looking up.
Mike Stobe Getty Images

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Music
11:01 am
Mon June 3, 2013

Diamond Sea, June 2

A weekly mix tape of all musical influences, including rock, punk and retro.

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Music
10:56 am
Mon June 3, 2013

Born on the Bayou, June 1

Swamp Pop, Zydeco, Creole, Cajun, Louisiana R&B, Blues and more.

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