Toy Recall Affects Millions

September 30th, 2010 · 1:04 pm  →  Posts

Toy manufacturer Fisher-Price announced today that it has recalled about 10 million toys because they were dangerous to children.
The toy maker said it has recalled about 2.8 million of several types of baby play areas with inflatable balls because of problems with choking. The company found that a valve from the inflatable ball can come [...]

Veterans’ Benefits Can Be Complicated

September 23rd, 2010 · 2:16 pm  →  Posts

Soldiers can return from war with a number of conditions and injuries. According to Veterans’ Affairs, 60,000 U.S. service personnel have been wounded or have struggled with psychological disorders in the wake of their tours in Iraq since 2003. The percentage of amputees is the highest since the Civil War and the VA estimates that up [...]

Pack A Sack Program

September 15th, 2010 · 7:04 pm  →  Posts

Today we will be collecting food items for our Pack A Sack program! The Beaver radio station will be set up at Hughes & Coleman on Campbell Lane in Bowling Green today from 4:00 to 6:00 PM. Please come out and bring your donation. Here is a sample list of items that are requested:
Pack A [...]

Help Us Help Local Kids

September 9th, 2010 · 3:49 pm  →  Posts

In an effort to support the children of the community I have helped create a program called “Pack A Sack.” This program lends a hand to the Feeding America, Backpacker Program, which is utilized in 31 counties throughout Kentucky. These programs provide food for children on the weekend who otherwise may not have food available [...]

Hip Implants Recalled

September 8th, 2010 · 3:40 pm  →  Posts

More than two years after the Food and Drug Administration began receiving complaints about the failure of a hip replacement implant made by the DePuy Orthopaedics unit of Johnson & Johnson, the company recently said it was recalling two kinds of hip implants: the ASR XL Acetabular System, a hip socket used in traditional hip [...]

Could You Qualify for VA Benefits?

September 1st, 2010 · 3:54 pm  →  Posts

Because of worries about Agent Orange, about 270,000 Vietnam veterans — more than one-quarter of the 1 million receiving disability checks — are getting compensation for diabetes, according to Department of Veterans Affairs records obtained by The Associated Press through the Freedom of Information Act.
More Vietnam veterans are being compensated for diabetes than for any [...]