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Obama's First 100 Days: Restoring the Good Name of the U.S.

Mitchell Bard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mitchell Bard

The task awaiting Obama was massive. And yet, there is a rush to decide how he's doing after 100 days. Donnie Walsh gets two years to revive the Knicks, but the president only gets 100 days to fix the country?

Why Canadian Babies are Safer from Toxins: The Case for Banning BPA

Susan Kane | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Susan Kane

We get that more research needs to be done to truly understand the effects of this chemical on our bodies, but that doesn't mean the public should remain the guinea pigs.

9 Toxin Free Baby Bottles | Annie Bell Muzaurieta | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Plastic baby bottles have received extra attention recently as research came to light showing many popular models leach Bisphenol-A (BPA), a suspected...

Disgrace! Chief Product Safety Regulator Got Dozens Of Free Trips From Toy Companies

Washington Post via MSNBC | Elizabeth Williamson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The chief of the Consumer Product Safety Commission and her predecessor have taken dozens of trips at the expense of the toy, appliance and children's...

Panel: Give The FDA More Recall Authority

AP | TERENCE HUNT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The Food and Drug Administration would be empowered to order mandatory recalls of products deemed a risk to consumers under recommendations from an ad...

Starbucks Recalls Plastic Kids' Cups

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Starbucks Corp, the world's biggest coffee shop chain, recalled 250,000 children's plastic cups made in China after receiving reports of the cups brea...