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Weight Loss Surgery and Vision Loss

The last thing likely on the mind of the patient about to undergo weight loss surgery is vision loss or problems, but can be a reality when the surgery leads to vitamin deficiency.  A Texas woman experienced vision problems and pain, as well as lesions after bariatric surgery and it was pointed out that such […]

Concussions and Cognitive Skills

Not surprisingly, many clients of our firm suffer from head injuries, concussion, and traumatic brain injuries as a result of accidents.  Much research has been done and publicized in recent years due to concerns of long-term effects from head injuries.  While in the past it was thought by medical providers and other experts that a […]

Banned Drug Found in Weight Loss Supplements

Beware users of supplements for weight-loss or workouts, as researchers are alarmed by the presence of a stimulant drug banned in the United States and for sports in supplements used by Americans. Methylsynephrine (aka oxilofrine) is the stimulant drug used in some countries for raising blood pressure for those with low blood pressure problems.  Unfortunately, […]

Nestle USA Recall of Frozen Foods and Pizzas

Nestle USA is another one of the many companies recently informing consumers of a voluntary recall of their defective products.  The recall for Nestle USA includes DiGiorno pizzas, Stouffer’s products, and Lean Cuisine products, all in the frozen food sections of your local supermarket.  Consumers can go to the Nestle website of www.nestleusa.com to find […]

Bumble Bee Tuna Recall

Bumble Bee Foods had to recall three different types of their company’s canned Chunk Light Tuna.  The recall includes their Bumble Bee Chunk Light Tuna in water (5 oz. can), their Bumble Bee Chunk Light Tuna in oil (5 oz. can), and their Bumble Bee Chunk Light Tuna I water (4 pack of 5 oz. […]

Wonderful Pistachios Recall

It is starting to feel like food product recalls are taking over our website blog pages, but must alert consumers to another health risk due to consumers who consume Wonderful Pistachios due to possible salmonella contamination.  Elderly people, frail people, people with compromised immunity, and young children are especially at risk of becoming seriously ill, […]

Ford F-150 Defective Brake Investigation

Ford pickup drivers beware!  Ford is being investigated by the U.S. government due to at least 33 complaints of brake failure in the Ford F-150 pickup truck.  The investigation involves 420,000 pickups that have 3.5 liter, six-cylinder engines from 2013 and 2014 model years.  Complainants have reported that the brakes sometimes, out of the blue, […]

Johnson & Johnson Hip Implant Verdict

Johnson & Johnson is the owner of DePuy Pinnacle metal-on-metal hip implants that were manufactured and distributed without any warnings by Johnson & Johnson of dangerous risks with the product.  In fact, they promoted them as being safe, durable, and long-lasting despite the fact they knew of the risks of device failure, tissue death, bone […]

Bair Hugger Warming Blanket Lawsuits

Lawsuits are heating up (excuse the pun) with the 3M Company’s Bair Hugger warming blankets.  These are the blankets utilized to keep over 200 million pre-surgical patients warm while they awaited surgery in the operating room.  The allegations of the lawsuits are that the blankets actually circulate contaminants that cause deep joint infections in unsuspecting […]

Making Consumers More Informed on Bayer Contraceptive Essure Risks

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has finally announced that consumers will be given the much needed information on the potential risk for complications linked to implantable sterilization, Bayer’s Essure.  As reported previously there have been life-changing adverse risks tied to the device, including bleeding, chronic pain, and autoimmune disorders (i.e. lupus, psoriasis, etc.).  […]