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What is Roundup? Roundup®, a glyphosate-based herbicide weed killer, is wildly popular for effectively killing weeds while allowing genetically modified crops to flourish. Manufactured by Monsanto, an agricultural biotechnology corporation that was acquired by Bayer ag in 2018, Roundup is used in almost all corn, cotton and soy farming (as well as many other agricultural concerns) in the united states,…

Legal news affects our everyday lives, whether we notice it or not. Here’s a summary of a few of this month’s major cases. Ikea Pays $46 Million to Family of Toddler Killed by Dresser Retail giant Ikea will pay $46 million to the family of a young child who was killed in 2017 by a tipped-over dresser. The 2-year-old was…

Thousands of people each year are injured from wet floors, defective stairs or other unexpected hazards. Accidents can happen – but, so can negligence. Don’t leave your medical & financial well-being to chance. Knowing what to do after a slip & fall is crucial. 1. Call for help or assistance — Remain calm and reach out to someone you trust…

Legal news affects our everyday lives, whether we notice it or not. Here’s a summary of a few of this month’s major cases. Former Juul Executive Says Company Knowingly Sold Contaminated Vaping Pods The former SVP of Finance at Juul has filed a lawsuit alleging the company knowingly sold contaminated liquid pods for its vaping products. According to the lawsuit,…

defrosting winter driving

It’s important to be able to fully see out of each of your windows before beginning to drive anywhere. Leaving ice or fog on your windows can lead to additional blind spots and increasing the risk of an accident. Along with decreased visibility there’s also the possibility of snow and ice falling off your vehicle while driving and causing a…

At McCoy, Hiestand & Smith we value the health and safety of everyone in our community. Sometimes regardless of how careful we are the products we buy aren’t as safe as we had hoped. Products are recalled every day and it’s important to stay up to date on those recalls in order to keep you and your loved ones safe….

injury physical therapy

Motor vehicle accidents often result in neck or back injuries that can be severe or life altering. With many neck, back, or brain injuries, physical therapy is crucial to healing. What Injuries Need Physical Therapy? Neck Injuries Whiplash is the most common type of injury associated with car accidents as it can be the result of crashes that occur at…

carseat safety tips

As winter temperatures drop parents are bundling up their children to brave the cold but those puffy layers may be putting them in danger. Car seat safety is largely dependent on proper fit and unfortunately, bulky winter coats can affect how the harness fits your child. In fact, car seat manufacturers suggest that children should wear nothing thicker than a…

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