Shortly after the pandemic began, hand sanitizer producers struggled to meet the demand for their product. For public safety, many companies quickly shifted their focus to produce their own version of the product. That quickness came with a cost, as a study reveals that 21 of 260 brands were found to have higher than acceptable levels of benzene, a cancer causing chemical.
Six recipients of the Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine developed a rare clotting disorder, causing the Federal Health Agency to pause distribution of the single-dose vaccine. All six of those patience who developed the disorder were women between 18 and 48 years old. One has died and another is in critical condition. The C.D.C.’s…MORE
You’d think, considering the topic, there wouldn’t have been much planning that went into picking the laziest day of the year, but no! Research was done and today, April 13th, was selected as the official laziest day of the year. Researches assessed motivations to work or return to work after holidays along with other…MORE
Check your iPhone to see if the Apple logo is misaligned to the right. If it is, your iPhone will instantly be way more valuable. The manufacturing mistake increased the value of the rare iPhones, having sold online for $2,700. Somehow Apple’s quality assurance checkpoint missed the mistake and it made it into the hands…MORE
A section of I-10 WB is closed near Crowley as a fatal accident is still under investigation. The accident occurred on I-10 WB at MM 77 and will take several hours to investigate. Four vehicles were involved and three people died in the accident, two of which were in a vehicle that was traveling…MORE
More than half of us think eating is a form of therapy, and the best part of our day. Many of us feel like our indulgent food choices are connected to our stress levels. Over 40% of us count down the hours to the weekend during stressful weeks and turn to food as therapy. Our…MORE
We’re looking at a nationwide ketchup shortage because of the pandemic. Because so many restaurants are now doing more to-go orders, they’re going through a ton of packets . . . and prices are up 13% in 14 months. Additionally, restaurants that have opened for indoor dining are facing COVID-19 guidelines that dictate they use individual condiment packets…MORE