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cape Qazee HEALTH & FITNESS TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 23- THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 2008 31 DHHS to host nursing career fair for positions statewide Healthcare staffing needs are urgent. Delaware Health and Social Services will host a nursing ca- reer fair from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 27, at the Herman M. 'Holloway Sr. Campus Springer Building in New Castle. The fair provides prospective employees with the opportunity to apply for jobs, meet with rep- resentatives from the health de- partment to discuss potential employment and maybe walk away with a conditional job offer. The goal of the nursing career fair is to provide information leading to employment with Delaware Health and Social Ser- vices. The healthcare industry's staffing needs are urgent in many areas of the state. This event will present viable career opportunities for full-time and part-time positions available at health department facilities that are open 24 hours a day, sev- en days a week. candidates should bring their re- Casual and seasonal positions sum6 and two forms of identifi- are also available. Positions cation and be prepared to pass available include RNs I, II and drug and criminal background III; LPN; CNA; psychiatric social screens. workers II and III; and nursing ....................................... supervisor. Interested candidates are en- couraged to apply online prior to attending the fair. Additionally, Law targets illicit online pharmacies Down? Coping Problems? Psychotherapy can help! Process: Explore & understand ourselves/others Develop new values and behaviors Learn new, more effective coping skills Goals: Functioning more effectively Being more productive Being more satisfied with lile Shore View Medical, Richard L.Todd, PD M Dv Dr. Jaoi's office or, Rt. 9- Licensed psychologist with over 30 yrs. experience, call 302-853-0559 A new law targeting online pharmacies where clients can get drugs without seeing a doctor provides a tool for officials to crack down on the growing prac- tice. Bill Waggaman of the state's office of Narcotics and Danger- ous Drugs said many of the inter- net-based operations are over- seas. Howe:cer, he hopes the law will deter people who might be considering setting up shop in the First State. "If you believe the statistics you read, prescription drug abuse has surpassed illicit drug abuse. It's a terrible, terrible problem," he said. "This is a good bill and we think we can make it work." Rep. Bethany Hall-Long, D- Middletown, said the bill won't affect people who have legiti- mate prescriptions from their doctor and use online or mail-or- der pharmacy services to save money on drug costs. "This is aimed at addressing what they call rogue pharma- cies... They're becoming a real law enforcement problem, and they're threatening lives," said Hall-Long, who teamed up with Senate Majority Leader Patricia Blevins, D-Elsmere, and Sen. Margaret Rose Henry, D-Wilm- ington East, to get the bill through the General Assembly. "Some young people have died from getting illegal drugs deliv- ered to their homes without their parents knowing. This law will be a safety valve for the commu- nity." Uncku'tl Convicted owners or opera- tars of intemet pharmacies could face eight years in prison and maximum fines of $25,000 per offense. If the internet pharmacy was linked to a serious illness or death, the owner or operator could face up to 25 years in prison and a top time of $100,000. Using online questionnaires - which sometimes allow a person to suggest a medication - is banned. Internet pharmacy owners or operators convicted of breaking that part of the law could face up to eight years in prison and maximum fines of $25,000. People who use illicit internet pharmacies could face up to a year in jail and a $1,000 time. "I was shocked that people could get medications over the internet without any kind of for- mal prescription," said Gov. Ruth Ann Minner. "This is complicat- ed legislation, but it's also impor- tant." During National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, Beebe Medical Center will be offering FREE PROSTATE CANCER SCREENINGS. WHEN: Wednesday, September 24, 2008 I 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. WHERE: Tunnell Cancer Center, Rt. 24, Rehoboth Beach Registration is required. I Call 645-3100, extension 2724. For general information on cancer screenings, or for help in obtaining financial assistance, please ca//Cathy ".Ward, Beebe Medical Center's Cancer Screening Nurse Navigator, at (302) 645-3169. u . . Do n t have insurance or a physician. We encourage you to register. Beebe Medical Center ROBERT & EOLYNE Tunnell Cancer Center Rehoboth Beach,