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Paul Napoli

Forklift Collapse Kills One Worker, Seriously Injures Another

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 [...]
Chrissie Cole

FDA Warns Baxter About Misleading Promotion Of Aralast

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 [...]
Chrissie Cole

Slow Cookers And TVs Recalled

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 [...]
Paul Napoli

African Americans Nearly Three Times as Likely to Get Blood Clots with Stents

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. The [...]
Paul Napoli

Weather and Careless Driving Blamed for 69 Car Pileup

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 [...]
Paul Napoli

Coal Ash Dump Sites Polluting Drinking Water across U.S. with Heavy Metals and Arsenic

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 [...]
Chrissie Cole

Ground Beef Recalled Due To Possible E. Coli Contamination

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. The [...]
Paul Napoli

Packages under Hospital Lobby Desk may have Exposed Staff and Patients to Radiation

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, [...]
Chrissie Cole

Rear Axle Problem Prompts Recall Of Ford Windstar Minivans

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 [...]
Chrissie Cole

New York Woman Crashes Car Due To Sneezing Fit

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 [...]