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Leftover anyone?

Don’t know about you, but I do not like to throw away food, especially with today’s prices. I try to buy just the right amount for one meal’s consumption, but I can’t always accurately predict my appetite for a particular food on a particular day. So I may wind up with leftovers, which is fine [...]

Did you lock your doors?

Don’t know about you, but anytime I leave the house, I have to make sure all is well inside before walking out the door. The same is true for my car. Before I had a garage, I made sure my car doors were locked prior to going inside the house. I learned that lesson the [...]

The Importance of a Checkup!

Why do many of us call our physician to schedule our yearly check-up? While we may not feel ill, we do want to catch or prevent any possible future health problems. We may take vitamins, all the way from A to Z, to build up our strength and keep us healthy. Many times I stop [...]

Dangers of living with toxic mold

You already know that your brain on meth is not great; but did you know that mold can have devastating neurological consequences, as well? Of course, scientists have long suspected that mold exposure - especially to super-toxic molds like Stachybotrys - can damaged the human brain. It’s kind of a given, considering the toxic effects [...]

Why you should test before you buy or rent a home.

In the spring of 2013, Jenny and Chris Nugent were excited to buy their very first home. They spent their life savings on a beautiful ranch fixer-upper in Mooresville, and dumped in some extra money to fix holes in the wall replace the flooring, and upgrade the bathroom. They never expected to have to deal [...]

Meth Lab Bust Near Schools, 2 Men Arrested

ABC 6 News  [ View Original Article ] COLUMBUS -- Two men arrested in connection with a meth lab found at a mobile home park in West Columbus will face even tougher charges because of its proximity to two schools. Franklin County Sheriff's deputies arrested Todd Church, 34, and 24-year-old James McNew Thursday morning, while executing [...]

More meth labs showing up in cities, suburbs

Not just a rural drug anymore: Experts say more meth labs showing up in cities, suburbs Yahoo News  [ View Original Article ] Methamphetamine lab seizures are on the rise in the nation's cities and suburbs, raising new concerns about a lethal drug that has long been the scourge of rural America. Data and interviews from [...]

Homes’ meth-lab history a mystery

The Columbus Dispatch  [ View Original Article ] There are 16 former "clandestine laboratories" — addresses where methamphetamine was made or related chemicals were found — in Franklin County, according to a federal Drug Enforcement Administration database. Eric Bede lives at one of the addresses, a house in Canal Winchester. "I wouldn't buy a house like [...]

Meth Rehab: Former labs a nightmare for unwitting homebuyers

FoxNews.com  [ View Original Article ] Soon after John Bates and his wife moved into their first home, the euphoria of realizing the American Dream gave way to a nightmare of foul odors, unexplained illnesses and spiraling costs. A standard home inspection had revealed no problems with the home, in Suquamish, Wash., near Seattle. Bates, a [...]

Can Police Dogs Sniff Out Meth Residue???

How is a police dog trained to alert to drugs? The dogs couldn’t care less about the drugs themselves, they’re just searching for their favorite toy. Most dogs love to play tug-of-war with a towel. Trainers wash the towel so it has no scent to confuse the dogs and they play tug-of-war. Later the trainer [...]