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Queens Sewage Disaster: Residents Deserve Answers/Action

Queens Sewage Disaster: Residents Deserve Answers/Action

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Numerous homes were flooded with raw sewage over Thanksgiving weekend in Queens, New York. While Christmas and New Year’s approach, the City leaves residents with questions unanswered and homes still contaminated with hazardous waste. The sewage filled homes in South Jamaica and South Ozone Park destroying everything it touched, including boilers, heating systems, and irreplaceable…Read the article
FDA: Breast Implant Cancer Risk

FDA: Breast Implant Cancer Risk

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Last month, the US Food And Drug Administration released draft guidance called “Breast Implants- Certain Labeling Recommendations to Improve Patient Communication” that included various recommendations to ensure that patients receiving saline and silicone gel-filled breast implants were completely informed about the product and its risks. The draft guidance recommends a boxed warning, the strongest FDA…Read the article
Vaping Related Injuries, Deaths Linked to Specific Chemical

Vaping Related Injuries, Deaths Linked to Specific Chemical

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Vitamin E acetate is one culprit named in the recent U.S. outbreak of vaping related lung injuries across 46 states and one US territory. The Center for Disease Control reports there have been 2,172 vaping related lung illness and injury cases and 43 vaping related deaths. Vitamin E acetate is a chemical found in illicit…Read the article
Understanding No Fault Insurance

Understanding No Fault Insurance

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Most people who have a driver’s license and who drive a motor vehicle understand that you need to have insurance coverage in order to legally drive a vehicle on the roads. This insurance is to protect yourself as well as other drives and personal or public property in the event you are in an accident…Read the article
More States Move to Ban or Limit Access to Vaping Products

More States Move to Ban or Limit Access to Vaping Products

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You have heard and likely seen firsthand the far-reaching effects of the vaping craze. What started off as a novelty thing that only a small niche percentage of the population was interested in has now come to be one of the biggest crazes to hit today. Vaping has taken over and has exploded into a…Read the article
A Guide to Halloween Safety for Parents and Kids

A Guide to Halloween Safety for Parents and Kids

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Excitement fills the autumn air for everyone around this time of year. Halloween begins the holiday season, and whether you’re giving candy or getting candy this year, we all play a part in ensuring that this Halloween is safe and fun. The average number of fatalities annually on October 31st is nearly double the average…Read the article
The 2019 to 2020 Flu Season Has Begun

The 2019 to 2020 Flu Season Has Begun

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It’s finally Fall! ‘Tis the season of pumpkin spice, sweaters, and…the flu. You are probably already preparing for Halloween, but are you prepared for the fever, sore throat, and body aches? The October 2019 to May 2020 flu season could be a severe one. It has already resulted in hospitalizations and the death of a…Read the article
Couple Loses $12K in Airbnb Scam

Couple Loses $12K in Airbnb Scam

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Denise and Ian Feltham paid thousands of dollars for a dream vacation rental which did not exist. The law protects victims like these, and that protection often comes from some unexpected places. The couple responded to an Airbnb ad for a vacation rental in Spain. But the person who posted the ad apparently harvested pictures…Read the article
Breast Cancer Mammograms for High-Risk Men

Breast Cancer Mammograms for High-Risk Men

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A recent study determined that mammograms are more successful at discovering breast cancer in high risk men than in average risk women. This study was groundbreaking as it is the first study on mammography for men. This study is crucial as male breast cancer has not received the same attention and research as women breast…Read the article
NYC Nail Salon Workers: Changes in an Abusive Industry

NYC Nail Salon Workers: Changes in an Abusive Industry

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Earlier this month, the New York Nail Salon (NYC) Workers Association organized a speak-out protesting on-going abuses against salon workers in front of New York City chain Envy Nails’s Bronx location. Around 40 women showed up and spoke out against the injustices they face as salon workers, single mothers, and immigrants. They told stories of…Read the article
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