Could something as seemingly innocuous and ubiquitous as baby powder cause cancer? Could this Johnson & Johnson personal hygiene product that mothers feel safe putting on their babies be a potentially deadly carcinogen? As far-fetched as it sounds, Johnson & Johnson baby powder -- which is comprised of the naturally occurring mineral talcum -- can also contain asbestos in many cases. This means that baby powder can also cause deadly asbestos-related cancers.
Going to the beach is one of the great benefits of living anywhere in California. At most, it's just a few short hours to the ocean.
When someone gets hurt in an accident that wasn't his or her fault, the first order of business is to ensure the victim gets appropriate medical attention. The second order of business is to determine whose fault the accident was. It's important to determine fault because -- in some cases -- the at-fault party might be financially liable to pay for the injured person's medical costs and other damages.
An important part of your trip on the water should be getting to know your vessel. Before you drive any boat, you need to know that you can handle it.
Many Americans enjoy a hot Spam sandwich now and again, but a recent recall has caused the Spam lovers of American a cause for concern. The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced that it was instituting the recall of over 228,000 pounds of Spam along with another product manufactured by Hormel, the maker of Spam.
The Dutch Reach is a technique used in the Netherlands to keep bicyclists safe from "dooring accidents." A dooring accident happens when a vehicle driver or passenger opens a car door into the path of a bicyclist. These accidents have caused numerous deaths and catastrophic injuries to bicyclists throughout the country. However, they can be prevented in virtually all cases when drivers and passengers adopt the habit of using the Dutch Reach.
A $50 chainsaw sold by Harbor Freight Tools in stores throughout the United States has been recalled because, in some cases, the chainsaws won't turn off. These defective chainsaws have caused individuals to get seriously hurt. Now, Harbor Freight has asked customers who purchased the chainsaws to bring them into their local stores for a replacement immediately before they get hurt.
Have you ever seen the "Slip-n-Slide" game that kids play in the yard? Roll out that slick yellow plastic, spray it down with water, kids will slip and slide to their heart's content. This is not unlike the way road conditions can be during the spring months. As the April showers come to meet thawing snow, the roads can become a Slip-n-Slide festival where -- instead of children -- the cars are zipping here and there in unpredictable ways.
When it comes to the safety of their children, many American parents may seem overprotective or too concerned about safety, there are certain things that parents can't be too careful with -- like car safety.
If you ride a motorcycle, there's a chance that you'll get into a motorcycle crash. Every time you head out, you have to be cautious of other drivers. They don't always see you, which means you have to see them coming first.