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July 2011

07/29/2011

Get paid for making a lifestyle change?

A new survey found that 73 percent of workers would be more likely to make a lifestyle change (ie, lose weight, quit smoking) if their employer offered a monetary incentive.  Does your employer promote healthy living?   Would you make a major change in your health if your employer paid for it?  Tell us what you think by clicking on comment below.  We may publish what you write here or share it with our viewers on Eyewitness News First at 4:00 p.m.

07/27/2011

Kids and their veggies

A new study found that youngsters got more of their daily greens when researchers pureed veggies and added them to kids' main dishes.  Eyewitness News wants to know what you think.  How did you get your kids to eat their veggies?  Post your comments (below) and they could appear on Eyewitness News First at 4 p.m.

07/26/2011

How often do you take your kids out for fast food?

Bowing to consumer pressure, McDonald's iconic Happy Meal is getting a healthy makeover.  Soon you will get fruit and a smaller portion of french fries.  Eyewitness News wants to hear from you.  How often do you take your child to fast food restaurants?  Will you take them to McDonalds more now?  Post your comments (below) and they could appear on Eyewitness News First at 4 p.m.

07/25/2011

The end of the book?

There was a time when all books had pages and they could only bought in stores. Now, everyone uses their iPads, Kindles and Nooks.  Eyewitness News wants to know what you think.  Are you disappointed that books seem to be mostly in electronic form these days? Post your comments (below) and they could appear on Eyewitness News First at 4 p.m.

07/22/2011

Heat or Snow?

If it’s hot, people complain. If it’s snowing people complain. Eyewitness News wants to know what you think.  Would you rather deal with the extreme heat or a blizzard?  Post your comments (below) and they could appear on Eyewitness News.

07/20/2011

What's the appropriate age difference when dating?

The age difference between Rupert Murdoch and his wife is 38 years.  Ryan Phillipe and Demi Lovato have also been reported dating, and their age difference is 18 years.  Eyewitness News wants to know what you think.  What’s an appropriate age difference between a man and a woman when dating?  Is it different if the man or the woman is the older of the two?  Post your comments below and they could appear on Eyewitness News.

 

07/19/2011

Do you trust the airline industry?

The FAA is investigating an air traffic controller who was allegedly drunk on the job.  With all in the news with Air traffic controllers, near collisions, and issues at the security line, Eyewitness News wants to hear from you.  Do you still trust those in the airline industry or do you just fly for convenience and hope nothing goes wrong?  Post your comments (below) and they could appear on Eyewitness News.

07/18/2011

Grandparents safer drivers?

Kids may be safest in cars when grandma or grandpa are driving instead of mom or dad, according to study results that even made the researchers do a double-take.  Eyewitness News wants to know what you think of this study.  Post your comments (below) and they could appear on Eyewitness News First at 4 p.m.

07/15/2011

Work e-mails on vacation

Many people are seen on the beach using their BlackBerry or iPhones to respond to e-mails.  Eyewitness News wants to know what you think.  Do you read or respond to work e-mails while you are on vacation?  Should you be rewarded for ‘working’ while away?  Post your comments (below) and your responses could appear on Eyewitness News First at 4 p.m.

07/13/2011

Should obese children be removed from parents?

A new commentary in a health journal says the government should be able to remove children from their parents when they are extremely obese.  Eyewitness News wants to know what you think.  Post your comments (below) and they could appear on Eyewitness News First at 4 p.m.