Mentioned on air: May 2 - May 8

Mentioned on air: May 2 - May 8
  • Dry dog and cat food
  • Canned dog and cat food
  • Towels, sheets, blankets and soft mats
  • Newspaper (bundled)
  • Raw hides and other chew treats
  • New or used collars and leashes
  • Grooming brushes and shampoo
  • Cat litter
  • Animal beds
  • Formula for young kittens and puppies
  • Kurdanda bed - order online

Lithium-ion battery safety checklist:

  • Batteries with torn wrappers need to be replaced immediately.
  • Excessive heat and cold are bad for batteries. 59 F is the best temperature. Don’t keep any devices with lithium-ion batteries in your car in the summer or winter.
  • Don’t keep batteries in your pocket with loose change or keys.
  • Keep batteries in approved battery cases when not in use.
  • Keep your battery charger in a place where you can keep an eye on it.
  • Batteries eventually wear our and need to be replaced every 3-6 months depending on the use and battery quality.

May 3 is Election Day for many VA localities

American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics:

FDA Blog:

http://blogs.fda.gov/fdavoice/index.php/2014/06/empowering-consumers-through-accurate-genomic-tests/

FDA draft guidelines:

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