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FDA Finds Textured Breast Implants Linked to Lymphoma

In March 2017, the FDA announced nine women died from a rare form of cancer, anaplastic large-cell lymphoma (ALCL), caused by their textured breast implants, according to the New York Times. Textured Breast Implants Nearly all of the nine cases of the lymphoma were linked to breast implants that had a textured or slightly rough […]

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Happy Halloween!

Once again the lawyers and legal staff of Terrell Hogan stepped up their “A” game for their Annual Halloween Luncheon at the law firm. Each year, the costumes and Halloween themed food get better and better and it is a fun break in the middle of the day to get everyone together and share a […]

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Making Halloween Safety a Top Priority

Celebrating Halloween can be spooky if you like or more fancy with all types of props and “glam” costumes. Most of all Halloween should be safe. Decorating for the Big Day Carved pumpkins make a nice display, but small children should not do the carving. Children should be designers only, drawing the lines with markers. […]

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Flooded Cars Could Resurface in Our Marketplace

Florida has some consumer protections, but there are loopholes. So, it’s buyer beware when it comes to ensuring the car you buy hasn’t met Hurricane Florence’s wrath or has other water damage. Almost half of all flood-damaged vehicles make their way back into the market. Modern cars that are flooded are difficult to restore because […]

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Reducing Injuries from Rear-end Collisions

Rear-end collisions happen in Jacksonville every day. You could be sitting in your car at a red light, looking into your rearview mirror as a distracted driver is about to plow into you. How you prepare for a rear-end car crash could help reduce the severity of your injuries. Rear-end crashes represent one third of […]

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Voting: Having Your Votes on Your Ballot Counted

Election Day, November 6th, is just around the corner. You have 3 ways to cast your vote: Early Voting, at your precinct on Election Day, and, if you request it, by Absentee (mail) ballot. The voting method you choose could impact the likelihood your ballot will be accepted and your votes counted.  As explained below, the easiest and most […]

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Investigation Finds Sepsis Infections Rampant at Nursing Homes

An investigation by Kaiser Health News and The Chicago Tribune found that preventable sepsis infections are rampant in nursing homes. It found 25,000 patients suffered from sepsis among other conditions, costing Medicare more than $2 billion a year. Pressure Sores and Sepsis Infections Pressure sores can lead to sepsis, a serious blood infection that can […]

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Consumers Can Fight Back Against Unwanted Sales Calls

Perhaps you have noticed an increase in unwanted calls attempting to sell you something or a service. Have you registered your phone number with the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) the National Do Not Call Registry? It is free and registers both home phone and cell phone numbers. It is not perfect, and may not stop […]

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FDA Gets Tough on E-cigarettes 

The recent announcement by the FDA that it is cracking down on e-cigarettes and the popular Juul vaping devices is good news. E-cigarette use poses a serious health risk to young people. Use of these devices increases the likelihood of addiction and harm to brain development and respiratory health. Second-hand exposure to e-cigarette vapor that […]

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Asbestos in Schools

Considering the fact that in 1971 Occupational Safety and Health Administration began regulating asbestos and exposure because it contains tiny fibers that can cause lung disease, cancer or mesothelioma if they are swallowed or inhaled, it is hard to understand how people are still dying from disease linked to asbestos. Yet a recent article in the […]

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