The Roane County United Way is now accepting applications for funding in 2014.
The deadline is at 4 p.m. Sept. 6.
Applications will be accepted from organizations that align with their mission of mobilizing the caring power of our community to create long-lasting change that improves people’s lives and provide for the basic human needs of those needing assistance.
The United Way has been serving the needs of Roane County since 1954 by focusing on the building blocks of a good life: education, health, and financial stability.
Oak Ridge Heritage and Preservation Association members will take a free tour of the Oak Ridge Children’s Museum on one of its “traveling meetings” Aug. 8.
The tour starts at 7 p.m. and is open to interested members of the public. It will replace the regular membership and public monthly meeting in Wildcat Den.
The Children’s Museum is at 461 W. Outer Drive in the former Highland View Elementary School, the elementary school built for the Manhattan Project.
Call Margaret Allard at 607-1122 for details.
High pollen counts could trigger angioedema, a rare adverse reaction of Angiotension converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors, Vanderbilt University researchers have found.
The findings, published online June 24 in The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: In Practice, suggest that environmental triggers might explain the seemingly sporadic presentation of this rare adverse drug reaction.
ACE inhibitors are commonly used to treat high blood pressure.
They come in different sizes, colors, proportions, habitats, preferences and histories, and they have a venerable past. Of all the different lilies there are, the ones we call tiger lilies are demanding our attention.
Have you realized that so-called tiger lilies have spots, not stripes?
They are the subject for nearly as much poetry and fantasy as Madonna lilies. We notice such quotations as “When lilies turned to tigers, blaze.”