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Statins: Lifesaver or Moneymaker?

If you’ve been anywhere near a newspaper, the Internet, or the evening news, you’ve surely caught snippets of the heated debate over the recently published Guidelines on Lifestyle Management to Reduce Cardiovascular Risk. Published by the Journal of the American College of Cardiology and backed by the American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology, the guidelines come with a highly controversial risk calculator. Harvard University cardiologist Dr. John Abramson says, “… overtreatment [has] […]

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Five of the Worst Industrial Accidents in American History

After the horrific collapse of a Bangladesh clothing factory last spring that left more than 900 workers dead or missing, the world was appalled. Because major American retailers such as Wal-Mart used the factory to produce their products, it prompted an outcry against American consumerism. We were confronted by our reliance on foreign workers, who we exploit. These workers are paid so little that it constitutes modern slave labor. But, while the treatment of foreign […]

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Are You Wanted? A Proactive Approach To Active Arrest Warrants

Imagine getting pulled over for a routine traffic stop, only to find out that you have outstanding warrants against you. Something as simple as missing a court date, or failing to pay a traffic ticket, can result in a warrant. If you aren’t informed about this, it can hang over your head and strike when you least expect it. Taking a proactive approach will help you determine first, if any warrants exist, and second, help […]

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“Boogie Down Rides” for Cyclists’ Safety

“Boogie Down Rides” for Safety Bronx Cyclists are hoping to draw attention to bicycling during the month of May. Artists, students, business-people, lawyers, doctors, families, and others who enjoy biking in the Bronx have come together to organize. They put together a series of events called the “Boogie Down Rides”. The goal of the events is twofold. Firstly, they aim to highlight the vast number of people who ride bikes in the Bronx.  Secondly and more […]

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Brooklyn Construction Accident Leaves One Dead, Three Injured

A Brooklyn accident claimed the life of a 25-year-old construction worker earlier this month. This accident also injured three of his co-workers. The accident occurred when the second story flooring of a private home that the men were remodeling collapsed. Brooklyn resident Santos Garcia was standing on the flooring when it gave way. When emergency personnel arrived on the scene of the accident, Garcia was unresponsive. The other three workers were injured in the accident […]

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Five Questions to Ask Your Personal Injury Lawyer

A Bronx, New York driver’s life was wrecked when a vehicle crossed a double yellow line in front of his car. He won $8 million to compensate for a debilitating brain injury. While money cannot give him back his past life, it can make the difference between financial hardship and future financial security. Enter the Bronx personal injury lawyer. If you are injured, this legal expert negotiates with the insurance company to reach a fair […]

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Does Personal Injury Apply Only to Physical Injury? The Answer is No.

While the legal term “personal injury” often refers to bodily injury, it may also apply to harm inflicted upon one’s mind and emotions. If a person’s body, mind, or emotions have been injured due to the actions of another in Brooklyn for instance, then a personal injury lawyer in Brooklyn should be consulted to sort out the facts and determine whether the offending party owes compensation to the injured. What would be an example of […]

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Radiation Overdose by CT Brain Perfusion Scan: A Clear Case of Medical Malpractice

In 2010, prompted by an inconclusive investigation by the Food and Drug Administration, the NY Times set out to do an examination of radiation overdose as a result of the CT brain perfusion scan. The Times review unearthed that overdoses were occurring at an alarming rate. Not only that, but they were larger and more widespread than ever before realized. The review also revealed details as to exactly how and why such overdoses occur, and […]

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