Despite SSA Office Closures, You Can Still Get Assistance with SSD

With the spread of COVID-19 (the Coronavirus), many businesses and offices across the U.S. have temporarily shut down, causing much uncertainty. For the thousands of Americans who need retirement, disability, and Medicare benefits, the closing of the Social Security Administration’s field office network will likely…

CT Joins 38 Other States in Investigation of JUUL Marketing

Connecticut has joined 38 other states in conducting a national investigation of the marketing efforts of e-cigarette maker, JUUL Labs, Inc. JUUL, which controls seventy-five percent of the vaping product market, has been the subject of scrutiny and conflict for its notorious advertisements seemingly targeting…

Can Blue Light Exposure Heal Mild Traumatic Brain Injury?

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) contribute to about 30 percent of all injury deaths in the United States. To date, there have been few treatments that have helped to heal mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI). New research…

Zantac® (Ranitidine) Recall Update

Independent laboratory testing of products containing ranitidine, including Zantac®, has found dangerous levels of N-nitrososdimethylamine (NDMA), a probable human carcinogen, in them. In fact, it has been uncovered that the amount of NDMA found in Zantac® is 3,171 times greater than the daily intake limit…

Several CT Nursing Homes Fined for Abuse and Neglect

While nursing homes are supposed to be a place of safety and comfort for our elderly population, six Connecticut nursing homes have been found to be anything but. Cumulatively, these six nursing homes have been issued a total of $30,481 in fines due to regulation…