A recent study suggests surgery patients should be less afraid of the knife and more afraid of what's inside the syringe.
"Traumatic brain injury (TBI)" - the phrase alone makes parents shiver. Nothing is more terrifying than being told that your child has suffered such an injury. For too many parents, however, that fear will become a reality. The CDC estimates that one out of every 30 children will suffer a brain injury of some kind by age 16.
It really doesn't matter how rich, famous or powerful you are. No one is immune from defective or dangerous products. This is amply illustrated by the recent lawsuit filed by U.S. senator Harry Reid.
We all tend to trust that the food we eat is safe for us. Nobody goes to the grocery store expecting to buy something that will prove harmful - or even deadly. Unfortunately, more and more companies across the U.S. are making it into the news for producing or distributing tainted foods. Their negligence puts innocent people at risk.