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Modern Healthcare - - OUTLIERS ASIDES & INSIDES -

West­min­ster, Mass., has dropped its bid to ban all to­bacco sales af­ter vo­cif­er­ous pub­lic protest (Nov. 17, p. 48). The As­so­ci­ated Press re­ported that the town’s Board of Health voted 2-1 to drop the pro­posal. … And in case you were won­der­ing: Tak­ing a selfie with a bear could be haz­ardous to your health.

The U.S. For­est Ser­vice felt com­pelled to is­sue a warn­ing that, “Bears are un­pre­dictable, wild an­i­mals and may at­tack if threat­ened,” af­ter vis­i­tors to Tay­lor Creek Vis­i­tor Cen­ter in South Lake Ta­hoe, Calif., be­gan ven­tur­ing too close to hun­gry bears for photo ops dur­ing the an­nual sal­mon run.

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