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Injuries related to some consumer products increase substantially during pandemic despite drop in number of all emergency room visit

During the pandemic, more people are going to emergency rooms for injuries from some consumer products such as batteries, fireworks, all-terrain vehicles, and skateboards, although emergency room treatments for all product-related injuries decreased by 24 percent. Read more →


What to buy and not buy on Amazon Prime Day

This year, instead of Amazon Prime Day being in July, it’s Oct. 13 and 14. What bargains should you look for? The most important thing to do is to compare prices. The “bargain” may or may not be saving you any money. Read more →


What to buy and not buy at Memorial Day sales 2020

Memorial Day sales have begun, even though stores aren’t operating like they usually do due to the pandemic. Shop online for safety or pick up items you’ve ordered from local retail stores. Many states have opened retail stores, including Georgia, Florida, Texas, and Iowa. Read more →


TV junk food advertising aimed at kids continues to increase, study shows

An analysis of 72 hours of children’s television programming in 2018 found that junk-food marketing hasn’t decreased since 2012. Almost all the food and beverage advertisements reviewed during the analysis were for unhealthy products. Read more →