Infant Head Shaping Pillows Can Pose Risk of Fatal Injury

Many products which consumers think are safe can cause serious harm. Among them are infant head-shaping pillows, which are marketed as medically related products. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently released a warning about these pillows, saying they are not approved by the administration and may pose safety risks to babies. “The FDA is…

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Are OTC Drugs Like Tylenol Linked to ADHD and ASD?

You likely see these types of warnings on the bottles in your medicine cabinet all the time, whether it’s prescription drugs or over-the-counter medication. For example, the Tylenol packaging and website warns, “If you are pregnant or nursing a baby, seek the advice of your healthcare professional before using Tylenol or any other medication.” According…

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Procter & Gamble Recalls Aerosol Sprays for Benzene Risk

A product recall is a request from a manufacturer that a defective or unsafe product be taken off of the market for safety issues. Every company, it seems, finds itself experiencing a product recall eventually, from car manufacturing companies to dog food manufacturers. Procter & Gamble recently issued a voluntary recall of several of its…

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The FDA and E-Cigarettes: A Standoff

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently sent out a mandatory order that could impact the decisions moving forward for e-cigarette, cigar, and pipe manufacturers. The FDA demanded that three small e-cigarette companies cease the sale and distribution of their flavored products. The three companies in question were JD Nova Group LLC, Great American Vapes…

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Chevrolet Bolt Recalled Due to Battery Defect

When a car is recalled for a defective part, it can leave owners in a lurch. It can also leave them feeling uncertain. Do you really need to get the part replaced? Can you see your own mechanic? And how long will you be without a car? Usually, the reason for a car recall revolves…

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Bad Windshield Wipers Can Have Dangerous Consequences

Windshield wipers are one of the cheapest parts on any vehicle but they’re also one of the most ignored when they begin to go bad or malfunction. They don’t play into the actual operation of your vehicle on a regular basis so they’re easy to overlook and forget about until you need them again. Drivers…

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