Did you know there are certain times when driving with the cruise control on can actually be the cause of an accident? It seems there is an increasing number of people who experience car accidents in the rain or ice caused from hydroplaning with the cruise control on. When a car hydroplanes, the wheels lose … Read moreWarning: Your Cruise Control Can Be Dangerous
From 2004 to 2008, over 50 deaths among users of Yaz and Yasmin were reported to the FDA. The causes of death include cardiac rrhythmia, cardiac arrest, intracardiac thrombus (blood clots in the heart), pulmonary embolism (blood clots in the lungs) and stroke. These deaths occurred in women of child bearing years, including women as … Read moreFDA Ban on Yaz and Yasmin?
Atkins & Markoff Attorney Daniel Markoff and two of his clients who have suffered serious injuries caused by Yaz were interviewed by Meg Alexander for KFOR, News Channel 4 in Oklahoma City. The interview will be aired during the 10pm newscast on Thursday, November 12th. Yaz Birth Control Injury Yaz, Yasmine, and the generic Ocella, … Read moreYaz Interview with News Channel 4 in Oklahoma City
Facebook, one of the most popular social networking sites online, has rules and procedures for when a user of this site dies. A blog posted on Oct. 26 by Max Kelly, Facebook’s head of security, announced the company’s policy of “memorializing” profiles of users who have died, taking them out of the public search results, … Read moreFacebook Memorializing Users After They Die
In need of weed? There’s an app for that. In late July of 2009, Apple approved the release of a new application for the iPhone called Cannabis. Available for only $2.99, Cannabis enables users to locate “medical cannabis suppliers, doctors, clinics, lawyers and other relevant organizations.” It covers 13 states, as well as various legal … Read moreiPhone Applications Make Headlines
vNews in Oklahoma is raving about the town of Duncan talking about banning the use of cell phone in their cars. Duncan is a town in Stephens Country located approximately 30 miles East of Lawton or 90 miles southwest of Oklahoma City. This town rich in history of cowboys, cattlemen, and oil giants is facing … Read moreCell phone ban for an Oklahoma town?
All it took was 20 minutes for a team of 30 people to lose $1 million. That’s how much Netflix, the online movie rental company, offered to the winning team who could come up with a way to improve the site’s movie recommendation system. Out of over 40,000 other teams from over 150 different countries, … Read moreMillion Dollar Netflix Contest
The H1N1 virus, better known as swine flu, is still a hot topic throughout America. Thankfully, as people are becoming more informed, the likelihood of contracting this flu decreases. Oklahoma is aware of this fact, and the State Department of Health is doing what it can to make Oklahoma citizens more aware and less afraid. … Read moreStaying Informed About Swine Flu
Ground beef is eaten as hamburgers, spaghetti, lasagna, tacos, and the list could go on and on, but ground is still not as safe as what it should be. The E. coli O157:H7 pathogens are still reported to be found in ground beef. Although the Food and Safety and Inspection Service makes sure ground beef … Read moreE. Coli is Still Found in Ground Beef
Halloween is one of children’s favorite holidays with candy, costumes, pumpkin carving, and so much more. The U.S. Census Bureau estimates 36 million trick or treaters ranging in age from five to thirteen years hit the streets across the United States last year. Safety precautions are vital to holidays such as Halloween with children roaming … Read moreHalloween Trick-or-Treat Safety Tips