A Timeline of Hernia Mesh Recalls

While a majority of medical devices have revolutionized healthcare and helped to save thousands of lives, others have proved to be detrimental, causing patients to suffer serious side effects. One such medical device is hernia mesh. Hernia mesh is used for repairing hernias by strengthening…

5 Car Hacks for Winter Driving

During the winter months in Connecticut, inclement weather is a virtual guarantee. Whether snow or ice, the elements can take a serious toll on your vehicle. From frozen door locks to fog and reduced traction, winter creates new driving hazards. It is not a matter of…

This Holiday Season Be Aware of Dangerous Toys

While many standards have been put into effect over the years, countless potentially dangerous toys for young children still reach the market. The manufacturers of these toys often fail to adequately warn consumers of potential hazards. While it can be difficult to determine whether one…

Drive Safely This Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a special time to celebrate with family and loved ones, but as one of the busiest travel days of the year, it can also be dangerous. According to AAA, more than 55 million people will be taking to the roads and skies this…

Effects of Nicotine on the Teenage Brain

While there has been much reported on the correlation between vaping and severe lung injury, the impact of vaping on the brains of teenagers may not be fully known until years down the road. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in 2019…