Monthly Archives: August 2010

The Least You Need to Know about the Current Egg Recall

Introduction Suspected salmonella contamination is behind the ongoing recall of 380 million eggs in the U.S.  Salmonella infection is a bacterial disease that affects the intestinal tract.  (For an updated list of the eggs being recalled, go to: http://www.fda.gov/Food/NewsEvents/WhatsNewinFood/ucm223536.htm.)      Symptoms Symptoms … Continue reading

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The Romance of Things Past

You know you’re getting older when you mistakenly think some of the things you did as a kid could still be fun. Take a look at the photo. Remember these? Even though electric and gas mowers were reasonably priced, my husband … Continue reading

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Why the Text on Labels is Getting Smaller

Guest post by Kim White, WebDesignforWriters.com I don’t generally buy into conspiracy theories, but I’m really getting suspicious about the font size on the products I’ve purchased lately. Is there something these big name, multi-national corporations don’t want me to … Continue reading

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New Bill to Combat Toxins in Personal Care Products

A couple of days ago, I met a friend for coffee.  We were talking about cosmetics, and she happened to mention a study of 2,016 British women released by UK deodorant-maker Bionsen last fall.  The findings concluded that British women apply  … Continue reading

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The Sense of Silliness

  At the risk of offending family, friends and readers, I’m going to tell you something.  During the weekend, there were three people in my house over the age of 50.  To protect the innocent, I will not name names, … Continue reading

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Make a “Me” List for Grainy Days

Do you ever have one of those days when you feel like your stuck in an old, grainy, black and white movie?  You’re just not your crisp, clear self.  Instead, you’re feeling down on yourself, like you’re just a shadow of … Continue reading

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