Entries by Mikala Harden

Fast Food Giant McDonalds Salads Causing Sickness

Fast food giant McDonalds has joined the ranks of the companies sounding the sirens for foodborne illnesses.  If going to McDonalds and selecting that “healthier” option of a salad you could be at risk for a food and waterborne cyclospora catetanensis parasite sickening 163 people and hospitalizing three after consumption of McDonalds salads.  The restaurant […]

Cervical Cancer Screening Investigation For Missed Diagnoses

Cervical cancer is a very serious diagnosis impacting the lives of thousands of women each year. In Ireland, officials are currently starting an inquiry into why 208 women were given the all clear for cervical cancer, only to be later diagnosed with cervical cancer. At least 17 of the 208 women have died thus far […]

Nasal Spray Recall for Glass Particles

Many folks have been prescribed or purchased over-the-counter nasal sprays in the last few months for those pesky nasal allergies that come with spring and summer.  If Fluticasone Propionate Nasal Spray is in the mix for your allergy fight, be alerted that Apotex Corp. has had to do a voluntary nationwide recall of the spray. […]

Seizure Warnings From The Incredibles 2 Movie

After a number of years since Disney/Pixar released their movie, “The Incredibles,” the sequel called “The Incredibles 2” has been released for summer enjoyment in 2018.  However, with the big hit coming into theaters, there has also been a warning issued by theaters of the danger of seizures occurring while watching the blockbuster. “The Incredibles […]

Kia Recall For Air Bag Defect

Over 500,000 vehicles have been the subject of a recent automotive recall by Kia due to s air bags that might not function in a crash.  Hyundai, Kia’s fellow Korean auto manufacturer, has also had to recall a number of their vehicles for the same reason. All told, the total between Kia and Hyundai involves […]

Salmonella Alert Kellogg Honey Smacks and Cut Canteloupe

There is a new alert out on Salmonella dangers with Kellogg Honey Smacks cereal and melon (honeydew, cantaloupe, fruit medley products) sold precut in stores.  UPC numbers for the Honey Smacks is 380039103 (outside United States) and 3800014810 with “Best If Used By Date” June 14, 2018 through June 14, 2019.  So are there has […]

Onglyza (Saxagliptin) Linked to Life-Threatening Heart Problems

Onglyza (containing saxagliptin) is a medication marketed to type 2 diabetes sufferers to manage their symptoms. Onglyza has been linked to an increased risk for heart failure (particularly among individuals with type 2 diabetes who also suffer from heart or kidney disease). If you or someone you know has been prescribed Onglyza and you are […]

Watch for Motorcycles: May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month

Did you know that 62% of motorcycle fatalities occur between May and September? Why is that? May is National Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month for a reason. Favorable weather conditions and a desire to be outdoors encourage motorcyclists to reoccupy their equitable share of the open road by joining other motorists in route to their desired […]

Do I Have Another Claim Besides Workers’ Compensation?

If another party’s thoughtless or reckless actions caused your injury, you could have a workers’ compensation claim and a third party personal injury claim at your disposal. Most injury sufferers fail to recognize the intricate complexity of the incident that resulted in their pain and suffering. Specifically, the most critical factor an injured person often […]