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…

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…