The holidays are officially in full swing. With Thanksgiving a few days away and Christmas right around the corner, it’s time to start planning when and where to get together with friends, family and all the important people in your life. Inevitably, Thanksgiving specifically and the holiday season in general mean time spent battling the populous in mass transit. So whether you’re driving, flying or taking the train, here are some tips and rules of thumb to make your trip a little easier.
A voluntary recall of children’s and adult Tylenol, Motrin and Benadryl was initiated on July 8, 2010. The manufacturer, McNeil Consumer Healthcare, acknowledged that multiple types of these products were exposed to a chemical called TBA that is used on wooden shipping and storage pallets. Trace amounts of this chemical have altered the makeup of the drugs, making them potentially harmful, though no medical incidents have been reported.
Though there has been some hope in the BP oil spill news, bad weather may halt progress temporarily, possibly for up to two weeks. As you’ve probably heard, the oil company has been working furiously to get the compromised well capped and in so doing stop thousands of gallons of oil from spewing uncontrollably into our waters. The cap was put in place in the middle of last week with integrity testing continually monitoring the interior pressure. As pressure built on the valves of the cap, hope that the oil spill would be effectively contained until two relief wells could be completed increased. All of this progress could come to a sudden stop as Mother Nature throws yet another curve ball the gulf coast’s way.