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FDA Reminder: Grill Safely to Prevent Foodborne Illness

Summer officially starts next week, but grilling season has already been going strong in North Carolina for weeks. Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released a reminder to practice basic food safety to help prevent foodborne illness. These may sound obvious, but you would be surprised how many people let safety lapse when …

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Weight Loss Drug May Cause Severe Liver Injury

The weight loss drug orlistat is sold over-the-counter under the brand name Alli, and by prescription under the brand name Xenical. Today, the FDA announced a label change to inform consumers that taking these medications can, in rare instances, cause severe liver injury. This is quite a different story from the relatively benign side effects …

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Inherent Unfairness of "Contributory Negligence"

If you are ever in a car wreck, there are three things we all expect to happen: That law enforcement and emergency services will arrive on the scene quickly; That you will receive the medical care you need to recover as fully as possible; and That the justice system will treat you fairly when it …

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Update on a Travesty: Police Captain Fired after DWI

According to WRAL.com, Highway Patrol Captain James Williams, Jr., was fired weeks after being pulled over and reported to be “extremely drunk.” This story caught our attention last month when it was reported that when Williams was pulled over, the police officers took him to a hotel instead of charging him. Fortunately for the public, …

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Teen Driving Safety Emergency

There have been so many teen driving deaths in the past week that the names are starting to run together. The faces, however, are unique… and haunting. The eyes are full of optimism, intelligence, and promise, their youth seems fresh and endless, and in and instant it all disappeared–no more optimism…no more promise…no more youth. …

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