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    • Energy Drink Dangers

      Energy Drink Dangers

      Once again a terrible tragedy warns consumers of the dangers that come with popular energy drinks prolific in today’s market.  A 16 year old girl, Lana Harmann, lost her life while away from home on a fun trip to Mexico […]

    • Unsecured Loads Especially Dangerous for Motorcyclists

      Unsecured Loads Especially Dangerous for Motorcyclists

      Secure those loads out on the roads to avoid a scary scenario like shown in the video here.  In Minnesota, on Interstate 94, an unsecured load became unsecured, causing it to fly off a sports utility vehicle to strike a […]

    • Nature Valley Bars Recalled for Listeria Scare

      Nature Valley Bars Recalled for Listeria Scare

      Nature Valley bar fans, take heed that General Mills has recalled four flavors of its Nature Valley Protein Chewy Bars and Nature Valley Simple Nut Bars.  As we have previously reported, SunOpta’s sunflower seeds have been the cause of foodborne […]

    • Bicycle Tragedy in Kalamazoo Lesson for Summer

      Bicycle Tragedy in Kalamazoo Lesson for Summer

      It is peak bicycle riding season and in Kalamazoo, Michigan FIVE bicyclists were slaughtered by a pickup truck, while FOUR more were seriously injured.  The bicyclists were part of a group five miles into a 28.5 mile ride on June […]

    • Sunscreen Not as Strong as Advertised

      Sunscreen Not as Strong as Advertised

      Sunny weather has arrived and sunscreen use will naturally go up as people venture out for outdoor activities.  Be aware that the protection posted on the bottle or tube might not be as high as advertised.  Evaluations of sun protection […]

    • Public Pools Too Nasty To Pass Inspection

      Public Pools Too Nasty To Pass Inspection

      Public pools are used indoors and outdoors, but with the summer season arriving they are especially in use as a favorite activity thought of fondly by many.  However, before stepping into that public pool, indoors or out, beware that almost […]

    • Anxiety Drugs and Birth Defects Common

      Anxiety Drugs and Birth Defects Common

      A drug frequently used for anxiety problems, sold under the brand name Lyrica (generic name, pregabalin) has been linked to birth defects.  In addition to anxiety, Lyrica (or pregabalin) is often prescribed for conditions such as pain, epilepsy, and other […]

    • Hy-Vee Listeria Scare With Six Trail Mixes

      Hy-Vee Listeria Scare With Six Trail Mixes

      A new day brings a new product recall for listeria concerns.  The newest recall is being done by Hy-Vee Grocery Stores due to the possibility of six of their trail mix products being contaminated.  The list includes Hy-Vee Caramel Cashew […]

    • Munchkins Baby Pacifier Recall

      Munchkins Baby Pacifier Recall

      The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has announced that a pacifiers/clips made by the brand name Munchkins are being recalled by the company.  The reason for the recall is that the baby pacifier/clip set may pose a danger of […]

    • The Brain-Protecting Benefits of Omega 3s

      The Brain-Protecting Benefits of Omega 3s

      Given the problems people can have with concussions and traumatic brain injuries with auto accidents and many other brain harming accidents, our firm has always tried to keep its readership up to date on the latest knowledge regarding these issues.  […]