Things you need to know on October 15.

Thanks to MetroNews Source for the following.

  • Connecticut is getting over two-million-dollars in federal grants for Governor Malloy's Second Chance Society criminal justice initiative. The money will be used to support programs and services designed to help prisoners transition back into society.

 

  • BEWARE! The risks of the herbal Viagra linked to Lamar Odom's hospitalization are well-known to health officials.The Food and Drug Administration has warned about supplements that promise to enhance sexual performance, calling them "a risky proposition." A recently updated report said such products may contain hidden ingredients and untested chemicals.

 

  • Dole Fresh Vegetables is recalling cases of bagged salad from 13 states, including Connecticut. The decision is based on a sample package of Spinach salad testing positive for salmonella.You can call Dole Foods Consumer Response Center at 800-356-3111 if you have questions.

 

  • FREE health screenings this weekend. The NBC Connecticut Health & Wellness Festival is happening at the XL Center in Hartford. You are invited to a screening October 17th and 18th at 10 a.m. Call 844-854-1450 for more info.

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