Blog Posts in July, 2013

  • Brace yourself again!

    || 17-Jul-2013

    Last August 22-year-old Devin Bost sued his Eugene orthodontist for $185,100, about $35k of that for dental bills and $150k of that for pain and suffering. He claimed that the orthodontist, Brad Chvatal, had him wear braces for so long that his teeth rotted. Bost wore braces from age 7 to 18. Most people wear braces for about two years, not eleven! The case was set to go to trial in October, but ...
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  • [Don't] Say Cheese!

    || 9-Jul-2013

    It’s summer, which means more foodborne illnesses! Unfortunately, cheese lovers recently took a hit, as the Crave Brothers line of cheeses were part of a voluntary recall issued by Whole Foods Markets. The cheeses, including les freres, have been associated with a listeria outbreak that has resulted in one death and sickened a small handful of people. The cheeses were made by Crave Brothers ...
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