Weekly Dose of {B} Informed – 3/10/14

It’s a fresh start to a brand new week! Start it off with a dose of {B} Informed. If you are new here, {B} Informed is a snippet of newsworthy stories from the past week. Get your current events fix in a tiny portion of your free time and without having to scour the Internet!  № 1. Sister: Mother who drove with children into ocean thought there were ‘demons’ I felt so sick for these poor babies when I first read about this story. Mothers who try to kill or succeed in killing their children are baffling stories to comprehend – though we must realize that mental illness and depression are very difficult conditions that are often downplayed or missed entirely before until it is too late. My heart goes out to this family! № 2. Who actually earns $400,000 per year? No surprise, tax rates went up for persons earning more than $400K and couples earning more than $450K

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Weekly Dose of {B} Informed – 3/3/14

It’s Monday morning! Start off your week with a dose of {B} Informed. If you are new here, {B} Informed is a snippet of newsworthy stories from the past week. Get your current events fix in a tiny portion of your free time and without having to scour the Internet!  № 1. Chinese police save hundreds of babies from online trading racket China cracked down on FOUR child-trafficking rings. FOUR. This makes my stomach sick. More than a thousand people were arrested, for trading babies on websites and via instant-messaging. So thankful for all the diligent law enforcement that worked tirelessly to catch these animals. № 2. Five studies you may have missed An informative roundup of five health studies that have recently occurred with significant impact. From advancements made with mouse skin cells to the importance of new knowledge – this is an interesting read! № 3. This is the ONE thing you must do in each U.S. state

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Weekly Dose of {B} Informed – 2/24/14

Ok ya’ll – this is the premiere dose of {B} Informed, coming right up! Each weekly post will be a quick snippet of newsworthy stories from the past week. Get your current events fix in a tiny portion of your free time. Please feel free to chime in, would love to hear your take on these incidents! № 1. School lunch supplier closed by USDA reopens, some Hot Pockets recalled This one is a double whammy – potentially affecting school children and the food in your freezer! This company supplies approximately 16% of beef for federal school nutrition programs, and also for Nestle USA (maker of Hot Pockets) – hence the recall. On Monday 2/17, the company was shut down due to unsanitary conditions. By Thursday it was reopened after taking corrective measures. I don’t know about you – but that seems awful fast for a large company to fix errors that were so horrible that they resulted in a shut

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