It's back to school time, and there are a number of safety concerns that can arise, including bus accidents and playground injuries. There are also a number of ways for parents and caregivers to help keep children safe as the school year gets underway.
Alli, the only nonprescription weight loss drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), is being investigated over liver damage reports.
The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is urging all parents and caregivers to stop using Simplicity Inc.'s convertible "close-sleeper/bedside sleeper" bassinets immediately. The CPSC has been informed of two infant deaths that occurred after its August 2008 recall announcement, which was also prompted by two infants who died in their bassinets.
Amid state and local governments banning the chemical bisphenol A (BPA) from certain products, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has decided to review new studies on the chemical. The agency plans to make a decision on BPA's safety by November 30, ruling on whether or not it should be used in food and beverage containers.
Several lawmakers have come together to propose a national ban on texting while driving. The senators recommended that states face a 25 percent cut in highway funding if they don't implement a ban on texting behind the wheel.
Attorneys Todd Berkey, Dennis Liotta, Richard Rosenthal and Michael Rosenzweig, partners at the law firm of Edgar Snyder & Associates, have been selected for inclusion in the 2010 edition of The Best Lawyers in America® (Copyright 2008 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, S.C.). The Best Lawyers honor is based on an exhaustive peer-review survey consisting of over 2.8 million confidential evaluations by the top attorneys in the country.