Apparently, recall season in the automotive industry has yet to end for 2016. This time, it’s not about airbags or emissions, though. Toyota issued a 340,000 vehicle Prius recall recently. The recall covers a potentially dangerous issue with the cars’ parking brakes.
The First Amendment’s clause regarding the freedom of the press is crucial to maintaining a well-informed electorate and a world-class republic. Within a small social unit, such as a family or neighborhood, it’s possible for everyone to know everyone else, but in a polity as large as the United States, we rely on media outlets
A barbershop in Ypsilanti, Michigan is spreading some much-appreciated goodwill throughout Washtenaw County by offering discounts on haircuts to any child who reads aloud while getting clipped. With a wide selection of books to choose from in the shop, all of which depict positive stories and images of African-Americans, the Fuller Cut is making a
St. Jude Medical, Inc. is a global company that designs and manufactures health management solutions, including heart devices. On October 11, 2016, the company issued a field advisory to physicians, patients and caregivers warning that the company’s Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator, ICD, and Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Defibrillator, CRT-D, device batteries may prematurely fail, and a recall
It’s bad enough when you have to leave your home and family to go fight in a war. It’s even worse when that makes you a target not just for enemy fire, but also for American scammers. Cheating the troops is a profitable industry, since they are often distracted by duty, economic circumstances, and inexperience.
Recently, I received a notice from Lou Lombardo, auto safety advocate and creator of Care for Crash Victims, about another well-known automotive safety advocate. I’m pleased to announce that Senator Ed Markey (D-MA) was recognizing Clarence Ditlow’s contributions to Americans’ automotive safety.
For most of our history as a species, we relied on solar energy in the form of plants, animals, and human muscle. Living plants would use the sun’s light to photosynthesize their own food out of the air. Trees grew woody tissue that could be burned, releasing the collected energy quickly to warm us in the wintertime.
Check your freezers before going for that midnight snack! There’s a Nestlé ice cream drumstick recall due to possible Listeria contamination. The FDA said that the Listeria monocytogenes bacterium was found on “equipment surfaces that are used for manufacturing” the delicious treats in the company’s Bakersfield, California factory. While none of the tests conducted on the products themselves showed signs of Listeria, it’s better to be safe than sorry.
EpiPen maker Mylan, Inc. has been ripping off Medicare and Medicaid for years but is only now being held accountable for their unethical, unprofessional and deceitful practices; the company has agreed to pay the government $465 million for having overcharged both insurance providers by classifying their drug as “generic,” thus reducing their percentage of the
Fifteen employees from various locations throughout the country have recently filed federal sexual harassment complaints against fast-food giant McDonald’s through the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). Though the EEOC is legally barred from confirming whether discrimination charges have been filed, a group of workers who are pushing for unionization and higher pay known as “Fight”