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Are You Being Exposed to a Carcinogen Without Realizing It?

In our daily lives, we are coming into contact with thousands of chemicals that we know almost nothing about. Most of these chemicals are harmless in small doses, but others have the potential for adverse health effects. (NTP.gov) In fact, it is estimated that 2000 new chemicals are introduced into the market each year. (YourGreenPal.com) […]

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The Dangers of Swimming Pool Chlorine

Swimming can be a fun and healthy activity, for children and adults alike, especially in the summer heat. Unfortunately, with that fun there are dangers lurking that most people don’t think about. Chlorine, like household chemicals has many risks, if not used and stored properly. Chlorine is used to keep swimming pools clean, and free […]

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Fireworks Safety Tips

Although fireworks are legal in most places in South Carolina, they can be incredibly dangerous. Because fireworks cause a high risk for burns, eye injuries, and fires, the National Safety Council (NSC) and the National Fire Protection Association advise people to enjoy firework displays conducted by professionals, instead of setting them off in your own […]

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Investigation on Additional 12.3 Million Vehicles for Airbag Malfunction

Malfunctioning Takata Airbags have been in the news since 2001, with the first recalls by Isuzu. According to NPR, this has been the largest ever recall on automobiles in United States history.(IbTimes) Defective Takata airbags are responsible for at least 15 deaths and 250 injuries in the US, to date. The first recalls were due […]

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Fisher-Price Recalls Rock ‘n Play Sleeper

On April 12th, Fisher-Price recalled all Rock ‘n Play Sleepers, after at least 32 babies have died using the product. This voluntary recall covers nearly 5 million of the infant sleepers, which have been sold since 2009. If you have one of the Rock ‘n Play Sleepers, please stop using it immediately, and contact Fisher-Price […]

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SC Ranked 10th Most Dangerous for Pedestrians

Even though Americans are walking less, U.S. pedestrian deaths have risen by 45% since 2010. Cities are encouraging residents to walk and bike, but have not updated city streets (designed largely for motor vehicles) to accommodate pedestrians. Roads have been “engineered for fast-moving and unhindered vehicular traffic, with few pedestrian crossings…” (FastCompany.com) Where there are […]

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Veterans Sue 3M for Hearing Loss

Hundreds of veterans are suing 3M, the company that manufactured and sold dual-ended Combat Arms earplugs to the military, under Government contract, between 2003 and 2015. The affected veterans say the earplugs were faulty, and have caused them permanent hearing loss. “3M touted its Combat Arms earplugs as capable of allowing users to hear commands […]

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Electric Scooters are Causing Dangerous Accidents

Electric scooters started out as a fun way to get around. Unlike an automobile, they don’t need gas; unlike a bicycle, there is no pedaling. However, they are leading to deadly situations. Pat Brogan, 63, rented one of these e-scooters while on vacation. While descending a steep hill, she realized the brakes were not working. […]

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Water Quality Problems in South Carolina City

Most of us have heard about the water quality crisis in Flint, Michigan, but this is not a unique problem to Flint. “Many communities across the country are struggling with aging pipes and a lack of money to fix them.” (The State Newspaper). Did you know that there is a similar issue right in our […]

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Do You Know What’s in Your Dietary Supplement?

If you think that only natural ingredients are in your dietary supplement, take a look at this study published in JAMA Network Open on October 12, 2018. Can you really trust what’s on that label? During the last decade, over 700 warnings have been issued by U.S. health officials in regards to the sale of […]