Snow Removal Deaths

The blizzard of 2018 has claimed two lives from snow removal on Long Island.  According to News 12, both men were in their mid-50s.  Although specifics are not clear, Suffolk Executive Steve Bellone wants residents to remain cautious of the weather conditions today after two men died removing snow from their properties. Other deaths have… read more

FDA Issues Recall on Heart Device

According to CNBC, recent article – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued a recall on Tuesday regarding a heart device made by Johnson & Johnson, claiming a faulty valve:   About 110 heart devices made and distributed by a unit of Johnson & Johnson between Jan. 1 and May 5 are a part of the… read more

2017 Dangerous Toys to Avoid

W.A.T.C.H. Reveals Nominees for “10 Worst Toys” For 2017 Holiday Season 45th Annual Report Cautions Parents:  A press release was distributed earlier this month with the following information: World Against Toys Causing Harm, Inc. (W.A.T.C.H.) revealed its nominees for the “10 Worst Toys of 2017” and demonstrated why the “Wonder Woman Battle Sword,” “Spiderman Spider-Drone,” and other… read more

Latest Holiday Scams to Watch Out For!

It wouldn’t be the holiday season without an influx of clever shopping scams to watch out for! Over the years, online shopping has become the number one method of gift purchasing for the holidays. Unfortunately, this also means an increase in online thieves looking to scam their way into gifts and money at your expense…. read more

What Happened to the Friendly Skies?

Ten years ago, “MADtv” featured a parody about a no-frills airline that charged multiple fees. Want a seat belt, it asked ­– that will cost you $5. The mechanism that releases the seatbelt – another $7. Oxygen masks are free, but to start the flow of air you’d better have $75.63. What seemed like a… read more