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Tips for Traveling During the Holidays

Tips for Traveling During the Holidays

| Personal Injury
If you are one of the millions of Americans who will be traveling during the holidays, you know how important it is to prepare. Whether by car, bus, train, or plane, you can never be too prepared. If you are traveling by car, make sure your vehicle is up to date on maintenance. Even if…Read the article
Handy Tips for A Germ-Free Holiday

Handy Tips for A Germ-Free Holiday

| Napoli Shkolnik News
Preparing for the holidays usually means shopping, booking flights, and dusting off the festive ornaments and holiday lights to turn your home into a winter wonderland. But one area of holiday preparation that is often over looked involves the invisible organisms that invade our homes and make us sick. Germs! Let’s dive a little deeper…Read the article
What To Do In A “Hit and Run”

What To Do In A “Hit and Run”

| Personal Injury
Fatal Pedestrian Accident in East Harlem, New York A toddler is dead, and his mother is seriously injured, after a speeding pickup struck them as they crossed the street. The wreck accident occurred near the intersection of 116th Street and First Avenue in East Harlem. A 59-year-old-man, whose name was not released, struck a woman…Read the article
Queens Sewage Disaster: Residents Deserve Answers/Action

Queens Sewage Disaster: Residents Deserve Answers/Action

| Napoli Shkolnik News
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
Personal Injury Lawyer What to Look For & Is One Needed?

Personal Injury Lawyer What to Look For & Is One Needed?

| Personal Injury
Personal injury lawyers are experts in the legal field who have their primary focus on representing people who have been injured in some way through no real fault of their own. They provide an important connection between the legal support of law proceedings and individuals whose lives have been turned upside down due to an…Read the article
Dirty Surgical Tools Sicken Hundreds

Dirty Surgical Tools Sicken Hundreds

| Personal Injury
An Indiana hospital recently sent a letter to over 1,100 patients which said that unsafe practices placed them at risk for HIV, hepatitis, and other serious infections. Officials at Goshen Hospital told patients that a surgical technician failed to properly clean instruments for several months. However, the hospital insisted the actual illness risk was “extremely…Read the article
Possible FDA Crackdown Against CBD Products

Possible FDA Crackdown Against CBD Products

| Pharmaceutical Litigation
The Food and Drug Administration told over a dozen companies to stop selling cannabidiol-infused food products and stop making inflated health claims about their products. CBD is a non-psychoactive marijuana ingredient which has medicinal properties. Yet the FDA has only approved one CBD product. Epidiolex treats some rare forms of childhood epilepsy. Other CBD products,…Read the article
How to Prepare Your Pets for Winter

How to Prepare Your Pets for Winter

| Winter Tips
Earlier this month, an “artic outbreak” brought record-breaking cold weather and snow across the U.S. from the Midwest to the East Coast and up through New England. It even went as far south as the upper coast of Texas, where temperatures dropped around 40 degrees over one 24-hour period. In Buffalo, New York, the 8.2…Read the article
FDA: Breast Implant Cancer Risk

FDA: Breast Implant Cancer Risk

| Napoli Shkolnik News
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
DOJ: South Dakota Neurosurgeon Performed Unnecessary Service

DOJ: South Dakota Neurosurgeon Performed Unnecessary Service

| Medical Malpractice
Dr. Wilson Asfora made millions of dollars performing unnecessary surgeries, including one that paralyzed a man, according to federal prosecutors at the Department of Justice. The criminal allegations come in the wake of a $20 million settlement in a related whistle blower action. According to court documents, Dr. Asfora routinely performed “excessive” and “quite aggressive”…Read the article