December 12, 2018

Buying Safe Toys

All parents want to make sure their children are safe and protected. However, not all parents may realize the dangers associated with some toys. Unfortunately each year children are injured or killed because of toys. The most common causes of death are from choking or asphyxia. According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, in 2017,…

February 16, 2017

Fire and Burn Hazards Prompt More Laptop Recalls

Faulty lithium batteries | Photo from cpsc.gov Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc. (“Toshiba”) recently announced that it was expanding its recall of Toshiba laptops to include certain models sold between July 2013 and November 2016. According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), the recall affects 83,000 units of Toshiba Satellite laptops that have the…

January 16, 2017

Research Shows Almost Half of IVC Filters Prone to Fracture Within Five Years

Published medical studies have already found a number of serious complications associated with inferior vena cava (IVC) filters including fracture, device migration, perforation of the vena cava wall, organ penetration and the increased risk for blood clots. Now, a recent study conducted by researchers at the Imaging Institute of Interventional Radiology Clinic in Cleveland has…