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Fisher-Price Sleeper Linked to Dozens of Infant Deaths Nationwide

December 17, 2019

Fisher-Price Sleeper Linked to Dozens of Infant Deaths Nationwide

James Weigand, Jr. had just put his baby son Tre down for a nap in his Fisher-Price Rock n’ Play Sleeper. Like all parents of a 6-month old, James would have called it a small blessing to finally have the infant comfortably napping. James and tons of other parents of infants place their trust that…

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December 9, 2019

JUUL, the Not-So-Safe Alternative to Tobacco

Taking a look at JUUL’s website and their different social media advertising campaigns, one sees nothing but happy people enjoying everyday activities with their trusty JUUL device in-hand. Despite recent news stories of horrific vaping-related illnesses, JUUL’s advertising does a fantastic job of showcasing their brand as a safer alternative than cigarettes. In fact, on…

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June 17, 2019

NAS JAX & NS Mayport Airmen & Crew Put in Harm’s Way by Failed 3M Earplugs

3M, the makers of everything from Scotch®Tape to Ace®Bandages, have been found to have had knowledge that their line of earplugs sold to the government did not meet minimum thresholds of ear protection. Despite this knowledge, hundreds of thousands of these earplugs were supplied to military personnel between 2003 and 2015. The earplugs were sold…

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December 14, 2017

FDA Warns About Injectable Silicone for Beauty

The warning involves silicone oil, a liquid polymer of siloxane. You can find it in your hardware store where it purchased to be used in caulking materials and lubricants. Silicone oil has not been approved for use in body contouring, butt and breast enhancement, warns the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).   The only FDA-approved…

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December 14, 2017

Just in Time for Christmas: The 10 Most Dangerous Toys

The group, World Against Toys Causing Harm (WATCH), has a warning for you this holiday season – watch out for the most dangerous toys, especially those you buy online.   WATCH has issued a top ten list for this holiday season. Sales this time of year typically amount to about 65% of toy sales for…

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March 1, 2017

Is There a Driver in that Car? Florida Leads Nation in Lax Driverless Car Laws

You’ve seen stories about driverless cars around the country. The Department of Transportation issued guidelines for safety of passengers in driverless cars after a Florida driver, who relied on autopilot, crashed his Tesla into a tractor-trailer with fatal results.  Despite that setback, Florida lawmakers are eliminating roadblocks to the new technology with the state ridding…

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September 15, 2016

Driverless Cars – Cool Technology, But Are They Safe?

Automobile manufacturers Tesla, Ford, Toyota, GM, BMW, Delphi, Volkswagen, and NuTonomy are all planning to have self-driving vehicles on the market within five years. While you may not run right out and purchase one of these robot cars, you’ll soon be sharing the road with them. In fact, Tesla has already put driverless vehicles out…

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September 13, 2016

Samsung’s Newest Phone Burns Seven Year Old Boy

In case you hadn’t heard, the batteries of Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7’s have been exploding. The phone was just introduced last month, and so far, at least two dozen episodes of Galaxy Note 7s catching on fire have been reported. Most recently, a seven year old boy was treated for burns when the battery on…

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December 15, 2015

The Hottest Christmas Gift of 2015 Might Start a Fire

In Back to the Future II, Marty McFly stepped on a floating piece of fiberglass and used it to get away from a group of thugs trying to beat him up. In that moment, everyone in America wanted a hoverboard. Now, 25 years later, people are getting that wish granted. The hoverboard is the hottest gift of…

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