The Dangers of Pedestrians on the Roadway

Traffic incidents involving vehicles and pedestrians are a tragic and far too often risk in our daily commutes. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 14% of all traffic related fatalities were pedestrians. That’s up 3% from ten years prior. It is important to keep in mind the specific rules and regulations involving pedestrians…

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Avoiding Traffic Accidents in the Rain

As much as we try to avoid it, we all often find ourselves driving in a storm. Rain is not only annoying and inconvenient, but also dangerous. It brings limited sight distance, windshield obstruction, and slick roadways. Regardless of who may be in a hurry to get home, every driver has a responsibility to take…

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Dangerous Complications Associated with Mirena Implant

As an intrauterine contraception, Mirena has been a popular choice. This is mostly due to the implant preventing pregnancy for up to five years at a time. Unfortunately, this intrauterine device (IUD) from Bayer may come with severe side effects. Tragically, many of these complications can be very dangerous and even fatal. Women using Mirena…

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What to Know about Negligence

Every day, we count on the knowledge and expertise of others to keep us healthy and safe. We expect the products and services we engage with to be made or handled with professional care. We expect the facilities we enter to be structurally sound and secure. Unfortunately, there are times when this trust is betrayed:…

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Filing a Civil Case against Identity Theft

The internet continues to grow and expand into our lives. From that, it’s easy and convenient to move a large chunk, if not all, of our purchases and banking online. There are many advantages to this move: ease of access, 24/7 service, saved payment information, etc. However, this move can also make it easier to…

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Health Care Fraud

The healthcare industry works toward keeping contributors safe and healthy. Unfortunately, there are many people who seek to exploit the system for personal gain. In 2013, the FBI estimated that healthcare fraud costs the US $80 billion each year. Far too often, healthcare providers commit fraud. While it’s true that the main targets of such…

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Risperdal Use Connected to Health Risks

Mental disorders of both high low intensities have their own medications and treatments. For those suffering with schizophrenia, one such medication is Risperdal. Risperdal is an anti-psychotic drug developed by Johnson & Johnson. Aside from schizophrenia, it can also be used to treat bipolar disorder and help manage autism spectrum disorders. Risperdal works by altering…

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Some Type 2 Diabetes Medications may cause Pancreas Trouble

Type 2 diabetes is a diagnosis that has become more and more common in the recent years. In response, the drug industry has been hard at work researching and developing new treatments and medications to help regulate the illness. Of these, a collection of medications known as incretin mimetics have released over the past decade. However,…

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GranuFlo and NaturaLyte are Linked to Serious Health Risks

Often, medical conditions and surgeries can lead patients to dialysis. Dialysis comes with hardships, medical supervision, and several prescription medications. There are many drugs on the market for dialysis, many used to correct specific needs. However, in 2012, two of these drugs, GranuFlo and NaturaLyte, have been issued a Class 1 recall from the FDA.…

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