New research found that drinking caffeinated coffee did not significantly improve one sort of heart hiccup that can seem like a skipped beat, according to New England Journal of Medicine. Yet it did reveal a modest rise in another form of abnormal heartbeat in persons who consumed more than one cup per day. And research […]

Check your medicine cabinets. The CDC has launched an investigation into recalled eyedrops linked to blindness and deaths. Last month, Ezri Care Artificial Tears and several other eyedrop brands were recalled after 68 people were harmed by a bacterial infection – including three who died.There are 10 other brands beyond Ezri Care Artificial Tears, which […]

Daylight Saving Time returns this weekend, so you’ll likely want to prepare your internal clock.  Most of the US “spring forward” into Daylight Saving Time on Sunday, March 12, at 2:00 a.m. CNN Health recently talked with experts about the best ways to prepare before we jump ahead an hour. One expert suggests already moving […]

More than half of the world’s population will be overweight or obese by 2035, a new report reveals. Released Friday by the World Obesity Federation, the 2023 World Obesity Atlas report claims at least 51 percent of the world will be “living with overweight and obesity within 12 years — if prevention, treatment and support […]

More than 4.9 million bottles of Fabuloso Multi-Purpose Cleaner have been recalled after the product was found to be contaminated by bacteria. According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, the infected bottles were sold in December and January through a number of U.S. outlets, including Walmart, The Home Depot, Dollar General, Sam’s Club and Amazon, to name […]

In the words of Lizzo…..It’s about damn time… A new proposal from the U.S. Department of Agriculture would limit the amount of sugar in school meals. A new set of nutrition standards were released on Friday – cutting back on sugars and sodium while allowing for more whole grains. It would be the first time […]

Three times a week the Matt and Ramona Off Air Podcast drops. It’s around 15 minutes of the team telling stories and making you (hopefully) laugh out loud. In this episode, Ramona Holloway makes a “Goldfish” confession. Matt talks about his days playing little league baseball, crying on the mound and using a hankie in […]

Did you know that Listerine was a surgical antiseptic that was distilled and sold as a floor cleaner and then a cure for gonorrhea? Then it was relabeled, re-marketed and sold to the public as what we now know as Listerine. Alcohol-based mouthwashes, including Listerine, increase the risk of oral cancer by 900%. It’s not just Listerine […]

Turns out Christmas gifts weren’t the only thing handed out over the holidays. Ramona has received the unwanted gift of a cold. Ramona’s sneezy self-consciousness isn’t a new habit. She has been attempting to hide blowing her nose since her youth. However, it is exacerbated by coronavirus symptoms that range from coughing to sneezing to […]

The Matt and Ramona Off Air Podcast dropped a brand new episode. Matt and Ramona, and producers, Liz and Squatch  talk about their New Years resolutions. Ramona is not thrilled that she was unknowingly given a senior discount. Her pain was our gain ..of laughter. We discover producer Squatch is really ripped! Plus, for some […]