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    • Munchkins Baby Pacifier Recall

      Munchkins Baby Pacifier Recall

      The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has announced that a pacifiers/clips made by the brand name Munchkins are being recalled by the company.  The reason for the recall is that the baby pacifier/clip set may pose a danger of […]

    • The Brain-Protecting Benefits of Omega 3s

      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.  […]

    • Costco Frozen Vegetable Listeria Contamination

      Costco Frozen Vegetable Listeria Contamination

      Costco frozen vegetables 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 […]

    • April is Distracted Driving Month

      April is Distracted Driving 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 […]

    • Dirty Surgical Scopes and Infection Risks

      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 […]

    • Skateboards Responsible for 176 Kids in the ER Every Day

      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 […]

    • Weight Loss Surgery and Vision Loss

      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 […]

    • Banned Drug Found in Weight Loss Supplements

      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 […]

    • Nestle USA Recall of Frozen Foods and Pizzas

      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 […]

    • Wonderful Pistachios Recall

      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, […]