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The Brain-Protecting Benefits of Omega 3s

Given the problems people can have with concussions and traumatic brain injuries with auto accidents and many other brain harming accidents, our firm has always tried to keep its readership up to date on the latest knowledge regarding these issues.  Head injuries have real present and future implications for cognitive deficits and many other issues […]

Ford Issues Second Recall of the Year

Ford Motor Company has issued recalls for a variety of issues for some of its F-150 trucks, F-Series Super Duty Trucks, Explorers, Expeditions, Mustangs, and Lincoln Navigator vehicles.  The recalls impact vehicles here in the United States and also in Canada.  For 184,000 of the vehicles in the United States, there is a problem in […]

Costco Frozen Vegetable Listeria Contamination

are at the center of the latest listeria scare and recall.  CRF Frozen Foods has recalled frozen vegetable items possibly contaminated with listeria monocytogenes and sold in Costco. These organisms can result in severe and even fatal infections, especially in the very young, the elderly population, and in individuals with suppressed immune systems.   Even […]

Chrysler Recall for Gear Shift Problems

Fiat Chrysler has announced a recall of 1.1 million vehicles throughout the world because of the gear shift design is causing driver confusion over what gear the vehicle is in.  Even though there are two reminders in place for safety in the vehicles now, including a chiming/alert message if the door is opened when not […]

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month

Although we are a little late getting the news out that April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month, this is a subject that should be at the forefront of everyone’s mind every month, given the lethal problem it has become in society.  People often want to think of teen drivers as the culprits, but this is […]

Sunscreen Could Weaken Sperm

As the weather warms up and the urge to do any activity that involves sunshine revs up with spring and summer, often time the bottles and tubes of sunscreen come out.  There is a warning out about a side effect of sunscreen that may have people rethinking slathering the stuff on liberally and often.  Copenhagen […]

Dirty Surgical Scopes and Infection Risks

Medical scope contamination is a bigger problem than understood with 300 to 350 patients and 41 hospitals worldwide (most in the U.S.) reporting patients being stricken with bacterial infections linked to the scopes.  These figures may even be under-representing the true statistics given the fact that many hospitals do not always test patients for antibiotic […]

Fisher Price Infant Cradle Recall

Fisher Price has issued a recall on three of its infant cradle swings because a peg can come out of the seat and then cause a fall of its precious cargo, your baby.  The models include the CHM84 Soothing Savanna Cradle ‘n Swing, the CMR40 Sweet Surroundings Cradle ‘n Swing, and the CMR43 Sweet Surroundings […]

Skateboards Responsible for 176 Kids in the ER Every Day

The weather is warming up and the kids are hopping on skateboards for fun in increasing numbers.  Parents beware that 176 kids wind up in the ER every day in the United States due to injuries in skateboarding accidents.  Male skateboarders are even more likely to be injuries, with common injuries including fractures, dislocations, sprains/strains, […]

Grilling Season Alert: Wire Brushes Cause Injuries

Grilling season is upon us and people are pulling out their wire grill brushes to get those grills ready to go.  Beware being one of the grillers (or eaters of grilled delights) ending up in the emergency room with injuries from ingesting wire bristles from grill brushes!  Bristles from these wire brushes can commonly come […]