Sarasota Man Dies After Eating Bad Oysters

This story will hit close to home if you're a seafood lover. MySuncoast.com reports a 71 year old man died after eating oysters at a restaurant in Sarasota. The oysters apparently had a flesh-eating bacteria as it was only two days after eating them that he passed. They're not saying the name of the restaurant.…

Product Safety Warning: Kid's Slime Toys

There's a new warning out about slime toys that are super popular with the kids. A consumer group called "Which?" tested 11 slime products and found that 8 of them had higher than recommended levels of boron and could be dangerous to children playing with it. That's according to The Telegraph that reports that exposure to…

Family Has Close Call With Washing Machine

A Colorado mother has taken to Facebook to warn parents about the dangers of front-loading washing machines and households with young children. The McIver family had just bought a new washing machine and told their two children, ages 4 and 3, not to play with it. But kids being kids, they didn't listen. Lindsey McIver…

STUDY: A Bad Marriage Could Damage Your Health

If your marriage is full of arguments, the conflict can damage your health. Researchers at the University of Michigan and the University of Nevada found that the marital head-butting of heterosexual couples negatively affects the health of husbands and wives. They also discovered that men suffered more than women in bad marriages. The occasional argument…

Like Crab? You May Want To Read This...

If you've recently consumed crab meat, you may want to read this story extra closely. The CDC and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration are investigating a multistate outbreak of Vibrio parahaemolyticus. According to Wikipedia, the incubation period is about 24 hours. It is followed by extreme diarrhea accompanied by nausea, vomiting, abdominal cramps, and…

Is It Possible That You Could Be Eating Too Much Avocado?

Avocado has definitely become one of the big "it" foods over the past couple of years, which is evident by all the pics dedicated to its' deliciousness on Instagram. Avocado toast, anyone? I am obsessed with it. My favorite way to eat it is definitely avocado toast, but I'm also happy cutting one in half,…

Southwest Airlines Will No Longer Serve Peanuts

You won't be getting those blue packages of salty peanuts on Southwest Airlines anymore. The airline announced they will stop serving peanuts on flights due to food allergy concerns. Southwest has used the peanuts in past marketing campaigns saying the airline's low fares was like flying for peanuts. In a statement to USA Today, Southwest…