Alaskan children served sealant instead of milk in school program | Health, Medicine and Fitness

By MARK THIESSEN – Associated Press ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A dozen children and two adults were given floor sealer instead of milk during a summer daycare program at an Alaska elementary school after containers were apparently mixed, the school district superintendent said Wednesday. Several students have complained of burning sensations in their mouths and … Read more

Inflation forces California’s minimum wage to rise | Health, Medicine and Fitness

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Soaring inflation will trigger an automatic minimum wage increase in California next year, Governor Gavin Newsom’s administration announced Thursday. The minimum wage will increase to $15.50 an hour on Jan. 1, the highest of any state. This is an increase of $15 per hour for companies with more than 25 employees … Read more