• Munch & Save

    Eat cheese and save $$$! What is sweet is cheese as a good source of protein, and calcium for teeth and bones, especially in growing children and active seniors. And what is loveable is eating cheese and saving a lot of money at the same time. How? Buy cheese in slabs of 500 grams!

  • 5 Holiday/Celebration Creations That Showcase Family/Friends

    What is sweet is the upcoming merry-making during the holidays and other celebrations. And what is loveable is showcasing your family and/or friends via the following 5 holiday/celebration creations involving your photos. 1. Create a Family/Friend Photo Poinsetta Centrepiece The Family/Friend Photo Poinsetta Centrepiece is a picture-perfect decoration in your home for the holidays or […]

  • Natural/Herbal Weight-Loss Pills May Be Hazardous to Your Health

    Did you know….? The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) informed us that at least 69 natural/herbal weight-loss pills may be hazardous to your health because they are tainted with prescription drugs or mixtures of drugs, including laxatives, diuretics, and anti-seizure medications. FDA does not approve or regulate these dietary supplements. Not all of the […]

  • Unilever Recalls Possibly Contaminated Cans of Slim-Fast

    Did you know…? On December 2, Unilever reported to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration that there may be possible bacterial contamination of the weight loss drink, Slim-Fast, due to a production problem in Covington, Tennesee. Ten million cans of these ready-to-drink products are being recalled by Unilever. Other Slim-Fast branded products, such as powdered […]

  • Foreign Particles Found In Certain Products

    Did you know….? Health Canada reported that foreign particles such as non-latex rubber, stainless steel particles and fiber-like materials were found in some vials of 5 products made by Genzyme. Company: Genzyme Corporation facility in Boston, U.S. 5 Products: Cerezyme (the brand name for the drug imiglucerase), Fabrazyme (agalsidase beta), Myozyme (alglucosidase alfa), Aldurazyme (laronidase) […]

  • Winter Activities in Toronto

    What’s happening here in your sphere? If you live here in Toronto, Ontario, Canada: there are free live musical performances, fireworks, and skating parties every Saturday, 7 pm, from Dec.5, 2009 to Dec.19, 2009 at Toronto’s 43rd annual Cavalcade, Nathan Phillips Square. You can get the complete schedule and info at http://www.toronto.ca/special_events/cavalcade_lights/2009/

  • Canadian Asthma Drug for Children Recalled

    Did you know…? Health Canada announced yesterday that Zaditen, a prescription asthma drug for children is being recalled due to an inadequate amount of the active drug, ketotifen, in the drug as compared to the amount stated on the packaging label. Company:  Paladin Labs Inc., Montreal, Quebec, Canada Asthma Medication Recalled: Zaditen, lot No. 440494. […]