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    • Snowstorm Health Dangers

      Snowstorm Health Dangers

      The obvious thing most folks think about when the local news stations are warning of impending winter storms would be that it will be dangerous for driving.  The nation has been undergoing some big winter storms and cold this winter […]

    • FDA Revises Requirements for Transvaginal Devices

      FDA Revises Requirements for Transvaginal Devices

      Have you had the condition of pelvic organ prolapse (POP) repaired via a surgical mesh product?  If the answer is yes, you should be aware that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has made revisions to the data requirements […]

    • Beware of Imported Kratom Leaf

      Beware of Imported Kratom Leaf

      You may or may not be familiar with the green leaf, kratom, that is imported in product forms such as drink form, powdered products, and bars, and have been sold in places like convenience stores, as well as on the […]

    • Ice More Than a Sliding Out of Control Danger on the Roads

      Ice More Than a Sliding Out of Control Danger on the Roads

      When you think of ice and the hazards of driving at this time of year it is natural to think of spinning out on dangerously icy roads, but there is also a hazard when the ice is not cleaned off […]

    • EOS Lip Balm Lawsuit

      EOS Lip Balm Lawsuit

      It’s the cold, dry time of year that makes lip balm a staple for many people, but popular Evolution of Smooth (EOS) lip balm is now the subject of a lawsuit due to disturbing side effects.  Celebrity promoters Kim Kardashian […]

    • Third Wave of Asbestos Victims

      Third Wave of Asbestos Victims

      You may have seen an earlier blog on our site discussing the dangers of asbestos and the deadly condition, mesothelioma being the worst consequence of the substance.  Since being outlawed in the 1970s, asbestos has been known to be a […]

    • Chipotle E.coli Cases Growing

      Chipotle E.coli Cases Growing

      As reported here previously, Chipotle restaurants in the United States are not having a good year.  The Centers for Disease Control has just come out again on December 21, 2015 with reports of more E. coli related illnesses linked to […]

    • Apps to Halt Distracted Driving

      Apps to Halt Distracted Driving

      Distracted driving has become a big time problem in our hurried, technology addicted, constantly connected and on society.  Texting and driving is one of the biggest distractions of our times and the phenomenon causes thousands of fatal accidents in the […]

    • Hoverboard Dangers

      Hoverboard Dangers

      Our Nebraska readers may associate the now popular hoverboard with its popularity among Nebraska Cornhusker football players.  In fact, the hoverboard has become a very popular craze nationwide and is sure to be a regular on the Christmas list of […]

    • Can You Do Anything to Not Get a Foodborne Illness These Days?

      Can You Do Anything to Not Get a Foodborne Illness These Days?

      As Chipotle restaurant stores reopen, experts remind us that one in seven Americans get sick from food every year. (Corbis) In the wake of the announcement that the Chipotle restaurants that were temporarily closed down  to an alarming E. coli outbreak […]