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A recent study published by the Journal of the American Heart Association warns that high levels of caffeine and other stimulants commonly found in popular energy drinks could have unintended health risks. A detailed article on the study and its findings is available here. The Study’s Findings The study suggests the use of caffeinated energy…

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Both Ford and General Motors have recently issued similar recalls of popular truck models to correct dangerous conditions which could lead to a fire. In each, the recalls address issues with engine block heaters—electric elements that connect to external power while a vehicle sits for an extended time. These devices warm the engine and make…

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A recent report issued by a public advocacy group has uncovered trace amounts of glyphosate—the active ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup weed killer—in several popular brands of beer and wine. A detailed article on the report and its findings are available here. The study, issued by the United States Public Research Group Education Fund, tested five…

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Roundup’s active ingredient, Glyphosate, has been associated with various cancers and other health concerns and can affect the human body in negative ways. It has been associated with several types of cancers, (blood, non-Hodgkin lymphoma, child brain cancer) reproductive issues, and many other health concerns that consumers may not be aware of. We have created…

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According to the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA), a new report indicates that faulty medical devices have led to 1.7 million injuries and more than 83,000 deaths throughout the world within the last decade. Details on the report and its findings are available here. Devices in Question Advances in medical-device technology hold tremendous…

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While energy drinks are certainly popular, the World Health Organization and other organizations suggest that they may pose a danger to public health. In 2013, the worldwide market for energy drinks was $39 million. That market is predicted to reach $61 million by 2021. A detailed examination of the potential harms of energy drinks appears…

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Every year, countless Americans are made ill or injured by dangerous drugs, defective medical devices, or other defective products. While medical technology progresses at an incredible rate, the testing and studies required to prove these technologies are safe cannot always keep up. When companies that produce drugs and medical devices place greater emphasis on shareholder…

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