Drowsy driving, or lack of sleep, among truck drivers is a serious issue that unfortunately happens all the time. In fact, the US Department of Transportation estimates that up to 28% of truck drivers could have sleep apnea. This is a severe danger, as studies show that sleepiness can impair driving performance as much as, […]
According to the Centers for Disease Control, in 2011 more than 650 children aged 12 and younger died as occupants in vehicles. Proper car seat use can drastically reduce the chance of injury for children when they are involved in a motor vehicle accident, but data shows oftentimes even when car seats are installed, they […]
After an accident, it is normal to feel soreness. Maybe a person’s back aches a bit, maybe there’s a pain in the neck, or maybe someone just doesn’t feel right. In many cases, a person thinks that a little rest will be good enough. Unfortunately, for some people, the pain only gets progressively worse. If […]
Gloria Ristesund used the Johnson & Johnson talc-based powder products, including Baby Powder, on her genitals as a part of her hygienic routine for decades. She was diagnosed with ovarian cancer after undergoing hysterectomy and other related surgeries, something she believed to be related to her use of talc-based products. Her cancer is currently in remission.
Ovarian cancer is the eighth most common […]
Talcum powder is back in the news following a May 2 verdict against Johnson & Johnson, in which it was ordered to pay $55 million to a woman who contracted ovarian cancer after years of her using Johnson’s Baby Powder for feminine hygiene.
This verdict comes on the heels of a $72 million verdict this past […]