Health and Wellness

You Mean My Baby Powder Can Give Me Cancer? And Other Questions About Talcum Powder…

May 20, 2016

You Mean My Baby Powder Can Give Me Cancer? And Other Questions About Talcum Powder… By Patrick A. Dawson You’ve read and seen Johnson & Johnson in the news lately about talcum powders and their ovarian cancer causing effects. What’s more disturbing is the reveal that J&J knew the talcum powder had cancerous causing risks, and yet…

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Medical Malpractice

As E-Cigarette Popularity Grows So Do The Concerns

May 10, 2016

As E-Cigarette Popularity Grows So Do the Concerns Since being introduced to the United States in 2007, E-Cigarettes have grown to nearly a $2.5 billion industry with 466 brands saturating the market. They are popular for a number of reasons: They offer a variety of flavors to suit tastes of smokers and non-smokers alike Many…

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Medical Malpractice

What you will never find at your doctors’ home

May 2, 2016

What you will never find at your doctors’ home There are a lot of dangerous products out there, some of which are in your own home. You hear warnings all the time, but it can be hard to know just how risky products actually are. Emergency room doctors see a lot of product injuries, which…

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Medical Malpractice

Do you have a medical malpractice claim?

February 8, 2016

Do you have a medical malpractice claim? People usually visit the doctor for preventative care or to help improve their health, but in some cases, people leave in worse condition. Sometimes, that could be due to a doctor’s negligent behavior, or it could just be the unfortunate case of one’s health. If a doctor was…

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Sodas could be contributing to aging

January 29, 2016

Sodas could be contributing to aging A new study revealed that soft drinks could be playing a large role in the aging process due to the fact they encourage cell death. The study was completed by researchers at the University of California in San Francisco. Researchers found that soda consumption can decrease lifespan by up…

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Medical Malpractice

Number of ER visits related to synthetic pot more than doubles

January 21, 2016

Number of ER visits related to synthetic pot more than doubles Synthetic pot, also known as “K2” or “Spice” has become a growing public health risk. The number of visits to the emergency room has more than doubled in the past few years in the United States. Although the drug is considered safe and legal…

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Childcare Product Safety Attorney

What Baby Products to Avoid

January 4, 2016

What Baby Products to Avoid It can be easy to trust department stores and large brands to make high quality safe products, but not all products are safe. There have been many popular baby and childcare products that are unfortunately associated with injures and death. The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) reported that 40 percent…

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Medical Malpractice

Dietary supplements send thousands to the ER

December 14, 2015

Dietary supplements send thousands to the ER Although often promoted or thought of as harmless, multivitamins, diet pills, supplements and energy boosters are sending thousands to emergency rooms every year. New England Journal of Medicine recently released a study, the first study of its kind, revealing that 23,000 people end up in the emergency room…

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Foodborne Illness Attorney - The Cooper Firm

Skippy Peanut Butter Recalled For Metal Shavings

December 2, 2015

Skippy Peanut Butter Recalled For Metal Shavings Hormel Food Sales is recalling 2,000 pounds of Skippy peanut butter due to some jars possibly containing metal shavings. The company decided to voluntarily recall 150 cases of peanut butter after metal shavings were found on an in-line magnet check during routine cleaning. The recall affects SKIPPY Reduced…

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Safety First - The Cooper Firm

GoGo SqueeZ Applesauce Recalled over Mold Concerns

October 28, 2015

GoGo SqueeZ Applesauce Recalled over Mold Concerns GoGo squeeZ is recalling its applesauce after mold was detected in the pouches. Before you pack your lunches this week, you may want to double check the dates on your applesauce packages. GoGo squeeZ is recalling products with “Best Before Dates” between 6/30/2016 and 7/26/2016. The date will…

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