All posts by Elizabeth Bradley

Lifelong consumer advocate. Pop culture nerd. Grammar evangelist. Wannabe organizer. Travel addict. Zombie fan.

Common Vitamins May Interfere With Lab Test Results

Common Vitamins May Interfere With Lab Test Results

Biotin (vitamin B7) in multivitamins, prenatals, and supplements for hair, skin, and nails can interfere with lab test results for heart attacks, hormone levels, and other serious health conditions.

/ November 6, 2019
First Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed Against JUUL Labs

First Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed Against JUUL Labs

A grieving mother has filed the first wrongful death lawsuit against JUUL after her teenage son died of breathing complications that she blames on a vaping addiction that began when he was 15 years old.

/ October 18, 2019
California Extends Statute of Limitations for Sex Abuse Lawsuits

California Extends Statute of Limitations for Sex Abuse Lawsuits

California has extended the statute of limitations for adults to file child sexual abuse lawsuits, opening a one-year window for previously time-barred lawsuits to be filed against individuals and organizations.

/ October 17, 2019
Hot Tubs at North Carolina Fair Linked to Deadly Legionnaires' Outbreak

Hot Tubs at North Carolina Fair Linked to Deadly Legionnaires’ Outbreak

A hot tub display at a North Carolina fair is linked to an outbreak of Legionnaires' disease that sickened 134 people and killed 2.

/ October 14, 2019
Dry Shampoo Can Explodes Through Car's Sunroof

WATCH: Dry Shampoo Can Explodes Through Car’s Sunroof

A woman was shocked when a can of dry shampoo exploded through her car's sunroof and landed 50 feet away.

/ October 1, 2019
Instant Pot Lawsuit Filed by Woman Burned in Pressure Cooker Explosion

Instant Pot Lawsuit Filed by Woman Burned in Pressure Cooker Explosion

A lawsuit was filed by a woman who suffered 2nd-degree burns when her Instant Pot® pressure cooker exploded.

/ September 27, 2019
Contigo Water Bottle Recall - Clear

Contigo Recalls 5.7 Million Kids Water Bottles for Choking Hazard

Contigo recalled the lids on 5.7 million Contigo Kids Cleanable Water Bottles sold at Target, Walmart, and Costco due to a choking hazard.

/ August 28, 2019
Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreak

Sheraton Atlanta Hotel Linked to Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreak

The Sheraton Atlanta Hotel remains closed after officials in Georgia reported 1 death and an outbreak of 61 probable cases of Legionnaires' disease.

/ August 6, 2019
Breast Implant Recall

Allergan Recalls Textured Breast Implants in U.S. Due to Cancer Risk

In a major reversal, the FDA has asked Allergan to recall BIOCELL® textured breast implants in the U.S. after finding 24 more deaths and a 6-fold increased risk of ALCL, a rare but potentially deadly cancer.

/ July 24, 2019
Walmart Baby Formula Recalled Over Concerns of Metal Pieces

Walmart Baby Formula Recalled Over Concerns of Metal Pieces

Baby formula sold at Walmart is being recalled because it may be contaminated with pieces of metal.

/ June 24, 2019