Flu Season Arrives, The True Cost Of Free Trials, New Year’s Foods

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More and more cases of the flu are popping up across the U.S. We’ll look at where and what people can do to avoid getting sick. Then, maybe you, like many others, have been tempted by a free trial for an online service. The Better Business Bureau of Wisconsin warns us that many people end up paying for not reading the fine print. We also talk about some great party foods you can make if you’re getting together with friends or family this New Year’s.

Featured in this Show

  • Flu Season Underway Across The U.S.

    According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, flu activity is high in Georgia and Colorado, moderate in the southeastern U.S., and minimal in the Midwest – including Wisconsin. We discuss the start of the flu season, how flu vaccinations work and ways to keep healthy.

  • BBB Warns Of Internet Scams Through 'Risk-Free' Trial Offers

    If you’ve ever been tempted by a “risk-free” trial offer for a product online, you may want to read the fine print. According to a new report from the Better Business Bureau, many of these offers are end up costing people a lot of money if they don’t cancel or return the item within a short amount of time. We speak with Jim Temmer, President and CEO of the BBB-Wisconsin, about how people can avoid these scams online.

  • New Years Party Foods

    Around this time of year our go-to potluck dishes can begin to feel stale. We talk with entertainment chef Lazarus Lynch about some fresh ideas for New Year’s Eve party food.

Episode Credits

  • Judith Siers-Poisson Host
  • Derrell Connor Host
  • Bill Martens Producer
  • J. Carlisle Larsen Producer
  • Dr. Al Dababneh Guest
  • Jim Temmer Guest
  • Lazarus Lynch Guest

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