Shopping Carts Have More Bacteria Than What?!

Disinfecting wipes in the shopping cart area of grocery stores are a common sight.  And there’s good reason for you to reach out and use them. A study done by researchers at the University of Arizona found fecal bacteria on 72 percent of 85 shopping carts...

Is Your Partner Micro-Cheating?

Is your partner micro-cheating on you?  Are you micro-cheating?  Micro-cheating is “when someone cheats on a partner, but just a little bit”.  It’s small things that make you mad, but not enough to break up.  Does your husband hug all your friends when they...

Copper Poisoning Symptoms

Do you know the symptoms of copper poisoning? You have about 50 to 80 milligrams (mg) of copper in your body that’s mostly found in your muscles and liver.  This small amount of copper is necessary for our bodies to function normally. It’s essential for healthy...

Should You Report Your Case of Food Poisoning?

Should you report your case of food poisoning? One in six people in the US will get sick every year from a virus or bacteria in their food according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC).  Yet only a tiny fraction of those people will go to their doctor, or report...

Murder with Eye Drops Gets Wife 25 Years

Steve Clayton was founder, president and CEO of Physical Therapy Resources, a national company with branches throughout the United States until he retired in 1995.  On July 21 Steve died at his home in Rock Hill SC after what appeared to be an accidental fall down the...

Can Adults Develop Food Allergies?

Can you develop a food allergy as an adult?  The answer seems to be yes. A new study has found that 45% of adults with food allergies developed those allergies in adulthood.  The study, led by Dr. Ruchi Gupta, director of Science and Outcomes of Allergy and Asthma...

Was I Given a Date Rape Drug?

You wake up and don’t remember anything about last night.  You wonder, was I drugged?  Or did I just drink too much? Maybe you know you only had one drink, or part of a drink and can’t remember anything that happened after that?   Are there signs of sexual...

Is Vaping Safer Than Smoking?

Is vaping safer than smoking? E-cigarettes have been marketed as a safe alternative to smoking tobacco.  But from their beginning, many people wondered if using e-cigarettes would just lead to smoking the real thing.  Some also suspected inhaling the aromatic mixtures...

Is Your Partner Having a Digital Affair?

Is your partner always of Facebook or Twitter?  Who are they talking to?  Are they having a digital affair? There’s no doubt social media sites like Facebook and Snapchat have made finding a new partner easier.  However, they’ve also made it easier to get caught. Do...

What Does the “Sell By” Date on Food Mean?

It’s estimated that 30-40 percent of all food in the US is wasted.  That’s the equivalent of 133 billion pounds of food waste a year. There are many reasons, but a significant contributing factor is the method of dating food with a “sell by” or...