Vegetables to avoid and a new scam alert: The Marketplace consumer cheat sheet
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Time to hit the farmers’ market.
Four provinces have been hit with an outbreak of cyclosporiasis, a nasty foodborne illness (with symptoms that can last seven weeks and are kind of the opposite of this).
Imported produce is the suspected culprit.
Heads up, parents
If jogging with the kiddos is your thing, watch out:12,000 jogging strollers were recalled this week.
There have been more than 200 injuries reported in the U.S.
Probably not the way you want to get your heart rate up.
Why you should ghost from this party
If you get invited to a party called a ‘Women’s Financial Circle,’ ‘Women’s Financial Collective’ or ‘Women’s Wisdom Circle’ you might want to RSVP “Hells no.”
Uh, because it’s a scam.
The BBB is tracking a fresh crop of the old scam targeting affluent ladies in B.C.
Rent. Repeat. Retire.
These 30-somethings are retired, and spend their time travelling around the world.
Yeah, if their story doesn’t inspire you as much as make that vein in your head start to throb, you’re not alone.
But here’s their secret: They think it’s crazy to buy a house.
What you need to know about pain meds and pregnancy
New research has found a possible link between acetaminophen use during pregnancy and behavioural problems in kids.
Or, to translate: If you’re pregnant, and being constantly bombarded with advice gives you a headache, watch what you take for it.
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