Consumer Awareness

You Are What You Are When You Drink – A Lot!
One of my all-time favorite Gary Larsen cartoons shows two cowboys facing off at an old west saloon with a bartender behind the bar and a bottle of whiskey sitting on the bar.  Fightin’  words like  “you low down dirty varmint” appear in a word bubble coming out of the bottle as the bartender says s…
Cloud Eggs – How Can You Live Without Them?
Thanks Fox News. I don’t know how I would have been able to go on without knowing about this one.  The incredible edible egg just got even more incredible.
The trendy new way to prepare eggs, the latest food craze is “Cloud Eggs...
Where You Live Will Dictate How Long You Live
Life in the USA isn't equal opportunity for everyone. Research published in the Journal of the American Medical Association looked at life expectancy for each US county from 1980 through 2014.  During that time life expectancy at birth increased by 6...
Read Books? Then Chances Are It Would Be “Nice” To Meet You!
President Abraham Lincoln is quoted as once saying  "“Books serve to show a man that those original thoughts of his aren’t very new after all.”  An earlier President, Thomas Jefferson, said that he couldn't live without books.  If you love books you are in some pretty good company and a new stu…
Social Smoking Is A Bigger Health Risk Than You Know
You tell yourself just being a “social” smoker limits your risk from all those bad smoking health considerations.  Afterall, its not as though you smoke a pack a day, right?  Not right.
A report in WebMD.com says that so-called social smokers have the same risk f…
So Maybe That Monster Drink Really Is One?
Are you one of the many who have replaced their coffee routine for energy drinks?  You may want to reconsider.  NBC News reports on a new study that found drinking 32 ounces of an energy drink is linked with potentially harmful changes in blood pressure and heart function that are beyond t…

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