SHOW #99 (March 6, 2016)
HOSPITAL SUPERBUGS CAN BE DEADLY. Also: Clever hackers steal 700,000 tax returns from IRS, police make arrests based on 'threatening' emoji, dealing with your finances doesn't have to be complicated, mistakes we make with our cats and Consumer Reports rates real estate sites.

               
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Here are links to more information on the stories covered on this show:

ABC News: CDC: Superbugs Cause 1 in 7 Infections Caught in Hospitals

Consumer Reports: How to Avoid Deadly Superbug Infections in the Hospital

Consumer Reports: Hospital Ratings

USA TODAY: Cyber Hack Got Access to Over 700,000 IRS Accounts

Adam Levin is the author of SWIPED: How to Protect Yourself In A World Full Of Scammers, Phishers, and Identity Thieves

Washington Post: A 12-Year-Old Girl is Facing Criminal Charges for Using Certain Emoji. She’s Not Alone

Time: Everything You Need to Know About Money on One Index Card

Amazon.com: The Index Card: Why Personal Finance Doesn’t Have to Be Complicated

Vetstreet: 5 Mistakes You Might Be Making With Your Cat


Mikkel Becker is a certified trainer specializing in dogs and cats, co-author of five books in the Ultimate Pet Lover series and the resident trainer for Vetstreet.com. Mikkel, who lives in the Puget Sound area, does personalized pet training. You can contact her at Mikkel.Becker@gmail.com.

Mikkel is going to be at the grand opening of the Chuckanut Valley Veterinary Clinic in Burlington on Sunday, March 19 from 11am - 4 pm. She’ll demonstrate positive training strategies and help people who are interested in working with their own dog.

KOMO News: Consumer Reports Reviews Popular Real Estate Websites

          

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