Ethicon’s Physiomesh Recall: What You Need to Know

If you’ve had hernia surgery within the past 7 years or so, you should know the facts behind Ethicon’s Physiomesh® Flexible Composite Mesh recall.   Who is Ethicon? Ethicon is one of [...]

Is the blood thinner Xarelto safe?

Within the past year, the prescription blood thinner Xarelto (rivaroxaban) has been brought into question. Contrary to some doctors’ opinions that the drug should not receive FDA approval, [...]

4 Ways to Prevent Accidents in Winter Weather

When temperatures drop, the likelihood of weather-related accidents rises. Driving on snow or ice covered roadways requires a lot of skill and caution. And while most weather-related car [...]

3 Things To Do When Your Loved One Needs Paid Caregiving

As a family caregiver for a parent or spouse, it’s important to remember to keep your physical and mental health a priority. This is not only a tough time for your loved one, but also a difficult [...]

7 Things to Think About if You Get Hurt on the Job

Unless you’re unemployed or work from home, chances are you are exposed to some form of hazard at work. Machines, forklifts, high places, moving parts, scalding hot coffee pots — almost all of [...]

4 Things You Need to Know About Car Recalls

When a manufacturer or the NHTSA determines that a car model doesn’t comply with federal safety standards or has a safety-related defect, an auto recall is issued. When this happens, your [...]

Self-Driving Cars and Collisions

Recently, Tesla broke tragic news that an incident involving one of their self-driving cars caused a fatality. The Autopilot system the driver was testing did not fully register the vehicle [...]

What To Do About Whiplash

We primarily hear about whiplash in regards to vehicle accidents. This is particularly true for rear-end collisions. That is because whiplash is a neck injury involving a sudden back-and-forth [...]

Cellphone Use on Alabama Roadways

Cellphone Use on Alabama Roadways Communication has come a long way thanks to the cellphone. People everywhere can be in constant contact with nearly anyone at any time. Sometimes, it seems most [...]

Bicycles: Staying Safe and Legal

Bicycles: Staying Safe and Legal All drivers at some point share the road with a bicycle. Also, many commuters will find themselves taking a bicycle to their destination. Considering the massive [...]