Consumer Awareness

7 Tips To Lose Weight by Winter
Men’s Health magazine is out with a list of what they call “NO B.S. Tips For Losing Weight”.    Hmmmm, just a guess here but I'm guessing their calendar most show Halloween candy and Thanksgiving goodies on the near horizon.  Here&Close…
Haunted Hotels Are Open For YOU This Halloween!
Gotta admit I’m not a big fan of Halloween but I know some people are.  I even know some folks who prefer Halloween over Thanksgiving and Christmas. (no gifts or turkey for you!)
For those costumed creatures of the night we offer this list of alleged Haunted Hotels just waiting f…
National Vodka Day – Pass Me That Screwdriver
Today is National Vodka Day and with that in mind, if this weekend’s honey-do project includes use of a screwdriver, perhaps as you twist and turn for honey, they could make a screwdriver of another kind for you.  Seems only fair. Vodka and orange juice is a popular drink going …
Is Your Boss A Psychopath? 1 in 5 Are !
Ah the weekend! So great to get away from the office and that boss!  What’s his/her problem anyway?  Maybe it’s mental health!
A new study found that about one in five CEOs -- or about 20 percent -- are psychopaths, which is around the same rate as seen in pr…
Income Up – Poverty Down – Do You Believe That?
How suspicious are you about data reports from the federal government.  I haven’t believed much in the past 7 years and that goes for the latest report from the Census Bureau which shows that Americans are seeing real economic gains after the end of the Great Recession, with a b…
Video Game Violence Is Linked To Aggression In Kids
“I’m bored”! Ever hear your kids whine that?  Me too and perhaps too often we let the video games be their escape. The American Academy of Pediatrics has issued a new policy statement warning about the dangers of violence in video media...
Calorie Counting By The Glass – Labor Day Libations
It's Labor Day weekend so that means cookouts and cocktails! If you are a calorie counter as well as the life of the party you need to the nutritional information on these popular beverages.
The following drinks are listed by calorie content, assuming the alcohol content is approximately equal..…

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