On a back shelf in my office, tucked behind some books, sits a very lonely bottle. It has been empty for quite some time, but I haven’t been able to convince myself to let it go as I know I’m not likely to come across another bottle anytime soon – at least not at a price I’m willing to pay. 657 more words
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The fine print reads: “How soon is too soon? Not soon enough. Laboratory tests over the last few years have proven that babies who start drinking soda during the early formative period have a much higher chance of gaining acceptance and “fitting in” during those awkward pre-teen and teen years. 124 more words
When it comes to soft drinks I’ve never really put any thought in to what it’s doing to my body. I’m one of those people that picks up a diet coke instead of “full fat” but even still there’s plenty of people telling me the details of what’s in it and how it dissolves 5p’s or something (I’m not right here am I?). 355 more words
For 2016 Congress and the White House put a temporary fix on rising Part B premiums.
Instead of letting the premium rise to the appropriate level, the increase was limited and “paid for” by adding a $3.00 surcharge to the premium of individuals not covered by the hold harmless provision in Social Security that prevents a premium increase from lowering the Social Security benefit for most beneficiaries. 446 more words