McDonald’s salads pulled amid multi-state Cyclospora outbreak

(iStock) McDonald’s has stopped selling salads at some 3,000 locations across the country amid a multi-state parasite outbreak that has sickened dozens of customers. Officials with the fast-food restaurant chain said in a statement Friday that the salads have been removed from “impacted restaurants,” mainly in the Midwest, “out of an abundance of caution” until it can find […]

How to Overcome Emotional Burnout in the Workplace

Millions of people dedicate their lives to serving and helping others. This can be very rewarding at times, and can bring people a lot of joy. But more often than not, people will end up being disappointed by those they are trying to help. This rings especially true for people who work with difficult populations, […]

Baby powder cancer case: Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay $4.7 billion in damages

Johnson’s baby powder. (Jeff Chiu/AP) A jury in Missouri ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay $4.69 billion in damages to 22 women who claim the company’s talcum powder products caused ovarian cancer. Following an eight-hour deliberation Thursday, jurors awarded the women $550 million in compensatory damages and another $4.14 billion in punitive damages, their attorney, Mark Lanier, […]

Duncan Selbie’s Friday message – 13 July 2018

Dear everyone Firstly, I would like to warmly congratulate Matt Hancock MP on his appointment as Secretary of State for Health and Social Care and we look forward to working with him. My thanks and best wishes to Jeremy Hunt as he embarks on his new role as Foreign Secretary. The large scale, round-the-clock response […]

CDC Honey Smacks warning: ‘Do not eat this cereal’

The Kellogg Company has recalled its Honey Smacks cereal from the shelves after a salmonella outbreak infected 100 people in 33 states, according to the CDC. (Gene J. Puskar/AP) A salmonella outbreak linked to a popular Kellogg’s cereal has infected 100 people, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Thursday. The agency is urging […]

Flexibility Shouldn’t Be a Stretch

alt: A person sits at their kitchen table surrounded by many devices with screens, including a phone, tablet, laptop, toaster, kitchen appliances, and a drone. Their cat is next to them, videochatting with a dog. How are you reading this right post now, dear reader? On a laptop? A smartphone? Your refrigerator, perhaps? Okay, probably not […]