Web tip of the week, September 28, 2015: BPA in Canned Food


Chemical bisphenol A is used to line the inside of metal food cans to prevent food from touching the metal. See this to find which brands are still using BPA.


A hidden feature in the new iPhone is going to make it a lot easier to copy and paste text


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Web tips for the month of July 2015

Web tip of the week, July 27, 2015


Instructions from experts on things like building book cases, cooking and many other activities

Web tip of the week, July 20, 2015


This website is all about empowering consumers and protecting privacy.

Web tip of the week, July 13, 2015

One useful Google tool is the command that allows one to find similar websites. For example, if you love Lifehacker.com, then you can find similar sites by typing the command: related:lifehacker.com

Web tip of the week, July 6, 2015


This is a travel search engine that scans the web for as many worldwide flight, hotel and car-hire offers available.

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Web tips of the week for the month of June (and one for May)

Web tip of the week, June 29, 2015


The Missouri Farmer's market directory.

Web tip of the week, June 22, 2015


See this for information on asthma and allergies

Web tip of the week, June 15, 2015


This site was developed by the National Institute on Aging (NIA) and the National Library of Medicine (NLM) both part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

There is a wide range of topics, videos, and training materials for seniors.

Web tip of the week, June 8, 2015


See the section on health consumers. There is a section that translate medical terms into a language that consumers can understand. Also there is a list of top health websites according to the Medical Library Association

Web tip of the week, June 1, 2015


This offers information on medications from a reliable source and offers direct links to FDA safety recalls, Medline plus, clinical trials, PubMed. One can search both human and animal drugs by name, NDC code or by drug class or set ID

Web tip of the week, May 25, 2015


According to the introduction, this source provides "KidsHealth also provides families with perspective, advice, and comfort about a wide range of physical, emotional, and behavioral issues that affect children and teens."

The section "First aid" and "pregnancy and baby" are two that might be of special interest.


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