Health and Safety Consumer Information
There's lots of important info available on the web that most people don't
bother taking the time to sift through.
To some, health and safety are not important, but to many the impediment is
not having the right info easily accessible.
Here I have summarized here some important info that may be helpful.
I am not affiliated with any companies involved in any products or
industries discussed. I am not liable for consequences resulting from use of
- The safest, fun-to-drive automobiles
- The biggest danger of death or severe injury for most Americans comes
from traffic accidents. (More info
about motor vehicle accidents relative to other causes of death.) Lots of
auto safety information is easily available, though many never see it. Both
crash test scores and safety features are important. While there are an
increasing number of safe, fun-to-drive vehicles, many vehicles are much less
safe than seemingly similar alternatives. Several important new safety
features are currently trickling down from luxury vehicles to more mainstream
models, notably stability control and side airbags (for both the torso and
- Vitamin and mineral supplements
- Science does not know precisely how much of each nutrient
(vitamin/mineral/etc) people should ingest for optimal health, but a
preponderance of evidence clearly shows that even with the best possible diet
(which few people come close to) augmenting dietary levels of certain
nutrients with supplements reduces the risks of many diseases and leads to
better health. Despite conflicting advice, investigation of many sources
shows a general consensus on many points. Many common multivitamin/mineral
supplements (Centrum, One-a-Day, etc.) have very poor nutrient profiles based
on the best currently available research.
- Split keyboards
- This is somewhat dated now, but a while ago I set up a page with pictures
and a description of my then-new armrest mounted split keyboard setup, which
you might want to check out if you have typing related problems.
Other health and safety related consumer
info that I've collected.