Monthly Archives: January 2019

FDA Warns Against Teething Necklaces, Bracelets Over Choking, Strangulation Concerns

The Food and Drug Administration is warning parents not to give their children teething necklaces or bracelets that are commonly used to relieve pain or provide sensory stimulation. The FDA made the announcement Thursday, saying it has received reports of death and serious injuries caused by the teething jewelry, including strangulation and choking. In one case, […]

Medical Malpractice, Sex With Patients and Misconduct: What to Know About Your Doctor

Some New York doctors accused of unprofessional conduct in other states are practicing without a blemish on their records, exposing patients to harm. That’s one of the many findings of a USA TODAY Network investigation of more than 250 doctors across the country who surrendered their licenses in one state to protect their reputations and relocate to […]

Airport Water Fountains Shut Down After Passengers Become Ill on Frontier Airlines Flight

Several water fountains were shut down at a Cleveland airport after passengers aboard a Frontier Airlines flight became sick, airport officials said. At least six passengers who traveled on Tampa-bound Frontier Airlines Flight 1397 on Tuesday fell ill after leaving Cleveland Hopkins International Airport. The passengers, who were not traveling as a group, were vomiting […]

Man Decapitated Falling Onto Manhattan Subway tracks While Walking Between Cars

A man fell to the the tracks at a Manhattan subway stop and was struck and killed after trying to walk between the train cars. An unidentified 25-year-old man was hit by a southbound 2 train and pronounced dead at the scene, the New York Daily News reports. The fatal accident happened before 11pm at Chelsea station at […]

82-Year-Old Man With Dementia In Critical Condition After Wrong-Way Crash On LI

An 82-year-old man with dementia is in critical condition after a wrong-way crash on Long Island. Police said Burgess Moore, of New Britain, Connecticut, was reported missing shortly before the wreck. Late Tuesday night, investigators say he drove his Subaru Legacy north on the southbound lanes of the Wantagh State Parkway, crashing head-on into a […]

Old headlights may produce only 20 percent of the light created by new ones

There is a good chance many people are driving around with headlights that aren’t working to their full potential, a dangerous piece of information as we head into the winter season. A new report released by AAA on Tuesday revealed that clouded headlights generate only 20 percent of the amount of light that new headlights do. For […]