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Possible Risks with Shampoo Stations without Improper Cervical Support

Our attention has been called to an odd safety concern leading to near death for a San Diego, California woman.  Reportedly, a local woman did what many people do on a regular basis without any thought, and that was to sit in a shampoo chair at a local salon.  She was in the shampoo chair […]

Mars Recall of Candy Bars Internationally

Mars, a well-known United States based candy making company, has announced they are recalling candy bars internationally in 55 countries.  The candy bars include Mars, Milky Way, Snickers, Celebrations, and Mini Mix.  The recall is the result of plastic being found in a Mars product, which could cause choking in the unsuspecting chocolate loving candy […]

Talcum Powder Linked to Ovarian Cancer Risk

  As an update to our previously run blog regarding the use of talcum powder being linked to ovarian cancer in women, there is news of a ruling ordering Johnson & Johnson to pay 72 million dollars out for an ovarian cancer death.  On February 22, 2016 a St. Louis jury ordered the company to […]

Takata Air Bag Additional Recalls

We previously warned our readers that Honda was recalling Takata air bag systems and since then there were also recalls involving vehicle made by GM, Ford, BMW, Volkswagen, Mazda, Mercedes-Benz, and Daimler trucks.  In all about 24.4 million vehicles have been affected in the recalls.  Now we are reporting the latest news that General Motors […]

Heartburn Drugs Can Equal Dementia

German researches have determined that there is a group of medications for heartburn, called proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) that are possibly responsible for raising the risk for dementia in older adults, especially those 75 years of age and older.  The risky drugs include the commonly used brands, Nexium, Prevacid, and Prilosec.  Previous studies have linked […]

Green Tea Extract Overuse Possibly Linked to Liver Failure

Green tea extract has been touted all over the place in recent years for its claimed health benefits, including weight loss.  However, it has now come to light that as the old adage goes, too much of anything can be a bad thing.  A young male Australian recently found out the hard way that the […]

Medicating Anxiety and Overdose Risks

In the United States, consumers are taking more prescription drugs for anxiety issues and are overdoing on anxiety drugs more than ever before.  Benzodiazepines (“benzos”) make up the class of prescribed drugs that are seeing markedly increased overdoses than before 1996.  From 1996 to 2013 the prescriptions for these drugs, including Valium and Xanax, tripled […]

Texting and Walking Danger

Our firm has brought you articles in the past about the dangers of distracted driving, which certainly includes texting and driving.  Now, in this culture of being constantly on the phone, there is a new danger out there….. distracted walking!  You did not just read that wrong and this has truly become a serious enough […]

Snowstorm Health Dangers

The obvious thing most folks think about when the local news stations are warning of impending winter storms would be that it will be dangerous for driving.  The nation has been undergoing some big winter storms and cold this winter that has made for bad roads and accidents, but there are also other health and […]

Master Herbs Recall of Cough Syrup Containing Morphine

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced that Master Herbs, Inc. has had to voluntarily recall one of its products, due to the presence of morphine.  Master Herbs Licorice Coughing Liquid does not list on its label that it contains the opioid, morphine, in its 100 milliliter bottles sold in Chinese grocery stores.  […]