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Honda Quietly Requested Takata Airbag Design Change in 2009

In recent months, faulty Takata airbags have spurred the largest automotive recall in U.S. history. Last week, it was discovered that Honda requested the airbags be redesigned in 2009, after they were linked to four deaths. However, Honda never reported… Read More

Wrong-way Crash Injures Five Despite Preventative Efforts

A wrong-way collision Sunday morning has local officials concerned that recent safety incentives may not be enough to decrease the rising number of such accidents in the Phoenix area. Five people were injured in Sunday’s crash, including three children,… Read More

Phoenix Driver Killed in Two-Vehicle Crash in Glendale

While impairment was not a factor in yesterday’s fatal crash in Glendale, police are still investigating the possibility that distracted driving may have contributed to the accident. Shortly before 7:30 a.m., the driver of a Lexus made a left-hand turn… Read More

History of Falls Increases Accident Risk Among Older Drivers

According to a new study conducted by the AAA Foundation, older drivers who have experienced one or more falling episodes are more likely to crash their vehicles, as opposed to motorists in the same age group who have not experienced a fall. Because… Read More

Johnson & Johnson Announces Several Morcellator Lawsuit Settlements

Over the past few months, Johnson & Johnson has settled nearly 70 lawsuits regarding its laparoscopic power morcellator surgical device. The device was discontinued in 2014 after hundreds of women developed a previously undiagnosed cancer that was caused… Read More

Johnson & Johnson to Pay $500 Million in DePuy Hip Implant Lawsuit

This past Thursday in federal court, pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson was ordered to pay $500 million to five Texas residents who were harmed by the company's Pinnacle® metal-on-metal hip implant. Johnson & Johnson's medical device manufacturing… Read More

Motorcycle Thief Leads Phoenix Police on Two Hour Chase

On Tuesday, a man on a stolen motorcycle led police on a lengthy chase throughout Phoenix. The chase began at high speeds but quickly decelerated after the man realized that police were not chasing him, but rather they were following him in “surveillance… Read More

Essure Required to Carry Black Box Warning Label

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced that yet another product will be receiving a black box warning regarding its safety. According to the FDA, the permanent female contraceptive device Essure will be required to carry a black box warning… Read More

Using Talcum Powder Boosts Ovarian Cancer Risk

Talc is cancer causing, says most scientific researchers. Following countless laboratory studies, the use of talc-based powder for feminine hygiene has been linked to an increased risk of ovarian cancer. Women who regularly use talcum powder in the… Read More

Girl Hit by Red Light Runner While Walking to School

In yet another incident of careless driving in Peoria, AZ, a 16 year-old girl was struck by a vehicle that ran a red light as she was walking to school Tuesday morning. The extent of the girl’s injuries are not known at this time; however, medical responders… Read More

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