National and world briefs

National and world briefs
WASHINGTON #8212; Americans paid more for food and gas in February, as consumer prices rose at the fastest pace in nearly two years. But outside those volatile categories, inflation was tame.
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Glenn’s Strategies for Well-Being: When your Doctor Prescribes ‘Off-Label’
*Millions of Americans each year are prescribed drugs that are not approved for their specific medical condition, a practice that is legal and logical in many cases. It is common for doctors to prescribe drugs for conditions they aren’t specifically approved for, but in many cases there is not enough evidence to justify the practice. […]
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7,000 settlement for Sonoma Valley sewer spills
The Sonoma Valley County Sanitation District will pay the state nearly $ 200,000 in penalties as part of a settlement for a string of wastewater spills dating back to 2007.
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