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August 2016

The Olympics: How long will it take to find out its role in spreading the Zika virus throughout the world

Although I enjoyed watching the Olympic games tremendously this year, I couldn't help wondering why the games hadn't been canceled. In 2016 so far, there have been 160,000 cases of Zika in Brazil. Although it's currently winter there and the number of cases of Zika has dropped significantly, there's still... Read more →


Thousands of pounds of curry seasonings recalled due to lead contamination

Oriental Packing Co. is recalling about 377,000 pounds of blended seasoning curry products because it's contaminated with lead. Lead can accumulate in the body and cause serious and sometimes permanent health problems. The recalled products include: Blue Mountain Brand Blue Mountain Country Jamaican Curry Powder Blue Mountain Country Hot Jamaican... Read more →


Have you or your kids had problems getting your student loan tied to your income?

Consumers are complaining about not being able to get lower student loan payments tied to their incomes. Student loan borrowers are reporting delays and rejections by the companies managing their loans, according to a report released Thursday by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s student loan ombudsman. Such delays and rejections... Read more →