Monthly Archives: January 2011

Motor Vehicle Wreck Statistics

Motor vehicle wreck statistics What are some accident statistics?Estimates of 41,000 to 45,000 traffic deaths occur every year within the U.S.. What is the total cost for all the accidents in the US?Motor vehicle accident crashes cost society an estimated $4,900 per second. That’s about $30,000 in the time it took to read this fact.… Read More

‘Healthy’ kids’ foods usually aren’t, study finds

If the foods we ate were actually as healthy as their packages would have us believe, Americans certainly wouldn’t be spending $168 billion a year on obesity-related healthcare costs. So it shouldn’t exactly be shocking to learn that yet another study has found that the front-of-package labels on processed food items are misleading (to put… Read More

180,000 Home Thermostats Recalled Due to Fire Hazard

WASHINGTON, Jan. 12, 2011 The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product. (Logo: