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The Truth About Opioid Addiction — Big Pharma Exposed

03/2/2018
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U.S. Attorney General Creates Task force To Address Epidemic The opioid crisis in America exists because both the illegal and prescription forms of the drug are highly addictive and commonly abused. In 2016, the latest year for which figures are available, over 100 deaths daily were attributed to overdoses, amounting to […]

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Dangers of Pressure Cookers Heating Up

03/1/2018
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A public-relations nightmare has bubbled up around the age-old appliance known as the pressure cooker. All it took was a plot twist in the popular NBC television drama This is Us. The beloved matriarch of the show, Jack Pearson, played by actor Milo Ventimiglia, apparently was done in by a […]

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Railroads on Track To Miss Positive Train Control Deadline

02/22/2018
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The deadline for installing and implementing positive train control, known as PTC, is Dec. 31, 2018. It likely will come and go, with a majority of the country’s railways basically arguing they don’t have enough resources to meet it. Industry leaders testifying in front of the House Subcommittee on Railroads, […]

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Pressure Cookers & Injuries — A Long History

02/14/2018
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The modern-day version of the pressure cooker dates to 17th-century France. Invented by Denis Papin, a physicist noted for working the steam power, the “steam digester” increased water’s boiling point, resulting in faster cooking times. The product’s history continues through World War II, when it helped feed U.S. troops, and […]

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Another Preventable Train Derailment

02/13/2018
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Penny-Pinching on Positive Train Control  Amtrak trains have been involved in four deaths since December 2017, including the most recent tragedy in South Carolina that killed two crew members and injured more than 100 passengers. The engineer of the Miami-bound train, 54-year-old Michael Kempf, of Georgia, died after crashing into […]

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Dangerous Pressure Cookers Causing Severe Injuries

02/7/2018
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Our firm recently has taken on cases of serious burns and other horrific injuries caused by cooking with a 1940s kitchen standard—the pressure cooker. Tristar’s Power Pressure Cooker XL is marketed as being a safe, but explosions are sending consumers across the country to the hospital when defective safety locks […]

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