FDA Says Cell Phone Use Poses Little Risk for Cancer

Government researchers recently concluded that radiation from cell phone use poses little, if any, risk of cancer in humans.  This is despite lab reports that showed male rats had a higher rate of malignant schwannomas when exposed to a high-level cell phone radiation when compared with those not exposed to radiofrequency radiation.  Female rats did

Behavioral Health Unit Scheduling Expansion Despite Controversial Business Practices

Former Hospitality Director Charles Miciotto said of the discussed expansion of Brentwood Hospital’s behavioral health unit in Shreveport, “They can’t handle the ones they have now.”  The scheduled expansion is set to occur despite the hospital’s controversial practices and is to include 58 more patient beds. The mental health hospital has been plagued with numerous

Meijer Yogurt Recalled Over Glass Found in Cups

Are you a fan of Meijer-brand yogurt? If so, this recall notice is for you. Yesterday the popular retailer announced a recall for “select Greek and low-fat yogurt products due to the potential presence of small glass shards.” Fortunately, there have “been no illnesses, injuries or concerns related to the recall,” according to documents the company sent to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and the decision to issue the recall only came “after a customer returned a yogurt cup that contained two small pieces of glass.” Despite the dangerous find, Meijer issued a statement saying “the hazard risk to customers is considered low.”

FDA Recalls Two Brands of Dog Food Over Salmonella Scare

For many people, their dogs are part of their families, which is why a recent recall issued by the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has many people on alert. Yesterday, the FDA “announced product recalls for two different brands of dog food” because, according to the agency, “dogs and humans who came into contact with recently manufactured products by Raws for Paws and Smokehouse Pet Products were found to be at risk of contracting salmonella.”

Investigation into Equifax Hack Stalled by CFPB Head, Mulvaney

After the enormous Equifax hack, many expected the government and industry professionals to put measures in place designed to protect against similar hacks down the road. Unfortunately, it seems the opposite is happening. According to reports, the head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), Mick Mulvaney, recently decided to pull “back from a full-scale probe of how Equifax Inc failed to protect the personal data of millions of consumers.”

Thinking of Filing a Personal Injury Suit? Knowing When to Hire a Lawyer

The filing of civil lawsuits in the United States is increasing, with United States Courts reporting a 5 percent increase year-over-year of civil case filings in U.S. district courts in 2016. For everything from product liability to automobile accidents, plaintiffs who have suffered serious injuries due to negligence are going after the compensation they deserve. In more than 75 percent of civil trial cases in the U.S., at least one party does not have lawyer representation. Whether to hire a personal injury lawyer is an important decision.