General Motors (GM) issued another recall of 1.5 million vehicles on March 17, stating that certain SUV models have defective air bags, according to The Washington Post. This comes after the fallout from GM’s first recall last month of more than 1.6 million small cars for defective engine switches. The defect is linked to 12 deaths, and GM is now facing multiple investigations into how
Pradaxa, a popular blood thinner, is currently the most complained about drug in the US, according to ABC 7 Detroit. Pradaxa is used to treat atrial fibrillation, a heart condition that significantly increases the risk of stroke. Research found more complaints were filed with the Food and Drug Administration about Pradaxa than any other prescription drug, in both 2011 and 2012.
On March 5, on the Ryan Expressway near the 51st Street entrance ramp, there was a multi-vehicle accident between a Megabus, a daycare van and two other vehicles that left eight children and one adult injured.
On March 6, four vehicles were involved in a fatal wreck on Highway 43 in Pitt County. The four vehicles were traveling southbound on the two-lane Highway 43, when a vehicle in the northbound lane crossed over into the southbound lane to make an illegal pass, forcing the four southbound traveling vehicles to slam on their brakes and causing a van and SUV to collide, killing one of the passenger
A team of Swedish researchers have announced that they have created a blood test that can help diagnose a brain injury. While studying concussions of injured players in a Swedish ice hockey league, researchers discovered that the blood samples taken from those playe