RECALL: FDA Issues Recall for Certain Pacemakers
Many people are familiar with the concept of a software update. More and more, items in everyday use require regular software and firmware updates. This has extended from our computers and our phones, to vehicles ..
Artificial Turf, Fraud, and Higher Risk of Injury
In the winter of 2015, the U.S. Women’s Soccer team caused quite a stir when they refused to play the national team of Trinidad & Tobago in a friendly pre-Women’s World Cup tournament. The team ..
21 People Injured Following MARTA Bus Crash
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported that during the morning rush hour traffic in early September, a MARTA bus driver experienced a medical emergency and passed out as he was driving. The bus veered off the road ..
Ball Park Injuries & The Need for More Netting
More and more we hear of individuals getting injured when hit by a bat or foul ball while sitting in the stands behind the dugouts at baseball games. Just last week, a 3-year-old girl attending ..
Last month an 82-year-old man in Denver was found dead in an inoperable parking garage elevator at an apartment complex undergoing renovations. Preliminary reports indicate that the man summoned help twice by pushing the emergency ..
FDA Warning Concerning Intragastric Balloons
Unfortunately, obesity in the United States has become a severe public health crisis. One in three adults is obese and another third of Americans are overweight, according to the American Heart Association. Since the 1950s, ..