May, 2014

May 28, 2014

The number of FDA medical device recalls that have been issued since about 2003 has reportedly increased by nearly 97 percent, according to a report recently issued by the FDA’s Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH), Office of Compliance. According to the CDRH report, the most common reasons for…
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May 23, 2014

Powerhouse professional sports leagues like the National Football League (NFL) and the National Hockey League (NHL) have been the target of growing scrutiny when it comes to the risks of its players sustaining traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) on the field or on the ice. As concerns over the risks and…
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May 12, 2014

May 7, 2014 Seattle/Portland attorney Carol Hepburn said she is grateful to the U.S. Senators who introduced a new bill on restitution for the victims of child pornography. Senators Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) and Chuck Shumer (K-N.Y.) wrote the legislation in response to the recent Supreme Court decision in Paroline v….
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May 8, 2014

When doctors fail to diagnose patients, make the wrong diagnosis or make other diagnostic errors in the course of treatment, the consequences can be devastating and even possibly deadly. This is because conditions and illnesses can be allowed to progress and/or spread, making these conditions harder (if not impossible) to…
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May 4, 2014

On May 8th, a Dart Award will be officially presented to the individuals who developed and contributed to the New York Time’s powerful piece on survivors of child pornography, The Price of a Stolen Childhood. Granted for the recognition of excellence in accurately and insightfully depicting tragedy, the Dart Awards…
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May 1, 2014

April 23, 2014 – Some manufacturers are turning away from using triclosan as an antimicrobial ingredient in soaps, toothpastes and other products over health concerns. And now scientists are reporting new evidence that appears to support these worries. Their study, published in the ACS journal Chemical Research in Toxicology, found that triclosan, as…
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