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California’s Jewelry Law and Who it Affects

July 10, 2013

We luckily live in a much more health-conscious world than has been the case historically. This isn’t just in relation to taking care of one’s body; we’ve become much more aware of environmental dangers, as well. For instance, things such as lead-containing paint were strictly regulated once the ill health effects of the substance were […]

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Thousands of Vehicle Recalls in 2013

June 26, 2013

Thousands upon thousands of vehicles have been recalled this year and it’s only June. It seems as if every major vehicle manufacturer has had to recall some vehicle for a defect. Most Japanese made vehicles that were recalled were due to faulty parts from a parts manufacturer in Japan. Even the world’s most popular manufacturer, […]

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Common Causes of Cognitive Disorders

March 23, 2013

The brain serves as a vital integrating system that interprets, controls, and regulates all functions in the body. As the forte of the Central Nervous System, the brain not only enables mechanical movement, but it’s also responsible for memory storage, intelligence, sensory input (sight, smell, etc.), personality, and behavior. The skull, a protective layer of […]

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Zoloft Pregnancy Risks and Birth Defects

February 1, 2013

Zoloft is not all that it’s cracked up to be. An antidepressant drug made to treat a number of psychological disorders, Zoloft has received a lot of bad press for its various side effects. These side effects include pregnancy risks and birth defects. Here are just some of the Zoloft pregnancy risks and birth defects […]

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Recall for Metal-on-Metal Hip Implants

January 25, 2013

There is an increasing risk for patients who have been fitted with a metal-on-metal hip implant, with recent orthopedic studies finding that 1 to 3 percent of patients need additional surgery to help with the pain and severe disability they feel after their metal-on-metal hip is implanted. It has gotten so bad that the Mayo […]

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Quitting Smoking With Chantix May Be More Costly Than You Think

January 18, 2013

People attempt to quit smoking on a regular basis, and sometimes they succeed. Often, they find themselves seeking alternative therapies, some of which may include the use of prescription medication. Chantix (varenicline), developed by Pfizer, is a non-nicotine smoking cessation drug that offers an apparent 44 percent success rate when combined with anti-smoking education, according […]

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Toy Recalls: Have you Checked your Child’s Gifts?

January 8, 2013

Every year there are at least 10,000 units impacted by toy recalls, and this can cause massive issues if you are not careful. According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), only 34 toys were recalled in 2011, but this still caused well over 10,000 units to be considered unsafe. Although stores are supposed to […]

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Understanding GranuFlo and Its Dangers

January 5, 2013

(US Law) GranuFlo is a medical product known as a dry acid concentrate that has often been used in various kidney dialysis procedures. When a person’s kidneys begin to fail, some form of dialysis is necessary, and GranuFlo has been used in many different patients. Products like GranuFlo are used to extract dangerous acids and […]

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Toning Shoes Injuries

January 3, 2013

Toning shoes, a popular trend among top shoe manufacturers that surfaced and gained worldwide renown in 2010, promise to improve the muscle tone of the calves, thighs and buttocks when worn consistently during regular walking. The curved, rolling soles of this type of shoe cause the wearer to walk unstably, forcing the targeted muscle groups […]

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Most Common Wrongful Death Accidents

December 31, 2012

According to prominent legal reference source Duhaime.org, wrongful death suits are filed by the entitled legal survivors of an individual who has died due to the negligence or wrongdoing of another. The suit aims to compensate the victim’s surviving family and/or spouse for the death, and usually includes some type of compensation associated with the […]

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