Category: Breaking News

Canagliflozin FDA Foot Amputation Boxed Warning

Invokana Poses 2X Leg, Foot Amputation Risk: FDA Black Box Warning

The diabetes drug canagliflozin, the active ingredient in Invokana, Invokamet, and Invokamet XR, doubles the risk of amputations in diabetic foot disease, according to a new FDA Black Box warning label.

/ May 16, 2017
Lawsuit for Dog Shot By Cops

$1.26 Million Awarded for Dog Shot by Police

A jury in Maryland awarded $1.26 million to the owner of a dog that was shot twice at close range and killed by a police officer in 2014. It is the highest jury verdict ever awarded for an officer-involved dog...

/ May 12, 2017
Picture of Hoverboard Fire in Harrisburg

LayZ Board Hoverboard Caused Deadly Fire in Pennsylvania

Safety officials confirm that a LayZ Board hoverboard caused a tragic house fire on March 10, 2017 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, which took the lives of two young girls.

/ May 2, 2017
Swagway Hoverboard Explosion Deaths

Hoverboard Fire Kills 3 Year-Old Girl in Pennsylvania

A charging hoverboard sparked a fire that killed a toddler and critically injured two other children in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Fire officials are telling parents to get rid of the dangerous toys.

/ March 14, 2017
Calphalon Knife Recall

Knives Recalled Over Laceration Hazard Linked to Dozens of Injuries

Calphalon is recalling about two million cutlery sets after dozens of people reported suffering injuries when their knives broke.

/ February 22, 2017

Parents Say Over-The-Counter Laxative Harming Children

Parents across the U.S. are voicing concerns that side effects of the laxative powder MiraLAX may be causing severe mental health problems in their children.

/ February 17, 2017
Colby Cheese Recall

Colby Cheeses Recalled Over Listeria Contamination

Yet another brand of cheese has fallen victim to the ongoing listeria outbreak: an Ohio company is recalling a dozen types of Colby cheese products over potential contamination with the deadly foodborne bacterium.

/ February 16, 2017

Sargento Cheese Recalled Over Listeria Fears

Sargento Foods Inc. is recalling a specialty cheese because of potential contamination with the bacterium listeria monocytogenes, the third leading cause of death from food poisoning illness in the U.S.

/ February 13, 2017
Brown Rice

Cooking Rice This Way Could Kill You

Scientists are warning that a common method of cooking rice can expose you to a range of serious health problems including heart disease, cancer and type 2 diabetes.

/ February 10, 2017

Copenhagen Snuff, Skoal Chewing Tobacco Recalled for Sharp Metal Fragments

If you chew tobacco, you might want to think twice before taking that next dip. U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Co. (USSTC) is recalling dozens of products after consumers found sharp metal objects in some cans.

/ February 8, 2017