March 2019 Archives

Surgery Centers: What You Should Know

In the United States today, there are more surgery centers than hospitals, yet many people do not know the difference between the two. Surgery centers are locations outside of hospitals where minor surgeries can be performed at a lower cost to the consumer and the government. The first surgery centers began about 50 years ago to provide lower-cost options for common surgeries and have steadily grown in prominence since then.

Tips for preventing ladder-related accidents

The American Ladder Institute designated March 2019 as National Ladder Safety Month, and it can serve as a good reminder to many in Pennsylvania, whether employers or employees, of the dangers associated with ladders. More than 300 people die in ladder-related accidents every year. The following are some tips for reducing the number of fatalities and injuries involving ladders.

Drowsy drivers cause more auto accidents than previously thought

Most people know the importance of a good night's sleep. Despite that, many people will try to accomplish tasks when they've had very little rest. The fast pace of modern life means that some people will push themselves beyond their reasonable limits, leading to potentially dangerous consequences.

Link Between Johnson & Johnson Baby Powder and Cancer

Johnson & Johnson, owners of Aveeno, Clean and Clear, Neutrogena, and Johnson's product lines, offer a wide selection of skincare products for a variety of consumers. Generations of mothers have trusted Johnson's baby powder to be safe to use for babies and young children. Johnson & Johnson markets their product as a safe way to prevent diaper rash, as reflected by the product's slogan, "Pure and gentle enough for babies' bottoms. A product mothers can trust. Made by a company that puts customers first." However, this sentiment has not been reflected in the numerous lawsuits that have been filed against the company over the past 20 years.


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