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It’s Tax Day – But Not Really

It’s Tax Day – But Not Really

If you noticed the date on your calendar this morning and your heart sank remembering it’s Tax Day, relax – the deadline was pushed back to May 17th. Last month, the Treasury Department and IRS announced an automatic extension for individuals on their 2020 federal taxes. Just remember, if you haven’t received your second or third stimulus…MORE

Single-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine paused after it was connected to blood clots.

The Johnson & Johnson vaccine connected to blood clots.

  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

Today, April 13th, is the laziest day of the year!

Today, April 13th, is the laziest day of the year!

  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

A rare misprint on iPhone 11 could make your phone worth 3K!

A rare misprint on iPhone 11 could make your phone worth 3K!

  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

Fatal Crash Shuts Down I-10 WB from MM 76-80

Fatal Crash Shuts Down I-10 WB from MM 76-80

  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

Most of us view eating food as a form of therapy!

Most of us view eating food as a form of therapy!

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

The nation is now facing a Ketchup shortage

The nation is now facing a Ketchup shortage

  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

FDA approves two rapid tests that you’ll be able to take from home!

FDA approved Covid-19 testing form home.

  Very soon you’ll be able to find out if you are positive for Covid-19 from the comfort of your home. Late yesterday (April 1st), the FDA authorized the Quidel QuickVue and Abbott BinaxNOW tests for home use. You would be able to swab on your own at home and find your results out without…MORE

A Study Finds Several Hand Sanitizers Contain A Cancer Causing Chemical

Does your hand sanitizer contain a cancer causing chemical?

  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…MORE

Louisiana is the Second Most Stressed State in the U.S.

Louisiana Second Most Stressed State In America

Sort of hard to believe but, our state ranks SECOND in the country as one of the most stressed out. What’s working our nerves? Work, money, family, and health and safety are at the top of the list. In a study, researches assessed and rated states on stress levels based on four main stressors; work,…MORE

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