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H1N1 (Swine Flu) Widgets from the CDC

November 30th, 2009 No comments

This is public service announcement and not a widget review. It is nice to see the government embrace widgets as a means to communicate and extend their reach. There are improvements that could be made in regards to the widgets, but we won’t mention them here as to not distract from the purpose of the widgets.

Below are 6 informational widgets on H1N1 (Swine Flu) from the CDC.

  1. H1N1 (Swine Flu)
  2. Fraudulent H1N1 Products Widget (FDA)
  3. 6 Consumer Quick Facts for 2009 H1N1 Flu Antivirals
  4. 5 Clinician Quick Facts for 2009 H1N1 Flu Antivirals
  5. H1N1 Higher Education
  6. H1N1 School Guidance

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CPSC Recall RSS Feed and Subscription List Widget

November 10th, 2009 2 comments

Here’s a pretty basic but very useful widget. Get the latest product recalls through this RSS feed widget by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.

For more alerts, news, feeds and categories go here.

About CPSC:

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of serious injury or death from thousands of types of consumer products under the agency’s jurisdiction. The CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical, or mechanical hazard or can injure children. The CPSC’s work to ensure the safety of consumer products – such as toys, cribs, power tools, cigarette lighters, and household chemicals – contributed significantly to the 30 percent decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 30 years.

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