August 31, 2010
A forklift carrying a car at a New Jersey auto salvage business collapsed, crushing one worker to death and seriously injuring another who tried to help, according to an article on NorthJersey.com.
The accident happened this [...]
Baxter International has been issued a warning by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), for misleading patients and doctors about the benefits of its Aralast NP drug.
In an Aug. 3rd warning letter, the FDA said the company brochure made [...]
Sensio Inc. is voluntarily recalling slow cookers, because the control panel can overheat and melt, posing a fire hazard.
Sixty reports of the control panels smoking, melting and sparking have been reported to the company, to date. In three [...]
August 30, 2010
A new study has found that African Americans are nearly three times as likely as non-African Americans to experience life-threatening blood clots after receiving a drug-coated stent, despite taking anti-clotting medications.
August 29, 2010
Arizona state officials say bad weather and driver carelessness resulted in multiple crashes involving 69 vehicles over a 2.5-mile stretch of interstate in Phoenix.
A sudden monsoon about 6:30 pm on Saturday surprised motorists [...]
August 28, 2010
A new study has identified 39 additional coal ash dumpsites in 21 states that are contaminating water supplies with heavy metals, showing the government is inadequately monitoring these disposal sites and lax at regulating the [...]
E. coli illnesses reported in Maine and New York has prompted Cargill Meat Solutions Corp. to recall about 8,500 pounds of ground beef, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) said on Saturday.
August 28, 2010
Two packages that sat under the concierge desk in the lobby of Washington’s Walter Reed Army Medical Center for two days may have exposed people in the area to radiation, reports The Washington Post.
On May 1 of this year, [...]
Federal regulators announced a recall of 575,000 Ford Windstar vans in several states and in Canada where road salt is used in cold weather, because the rear axle may fracture due to corrosion.
In May, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration [...]
A sneezing fit led a woman to drive off a central New York road, crash into several trees and plow through a fence of a nearby residence before coming to rest, according to Police in New York.
The woman, 62, was traveling eastbound on State [...]