November 29, 2022

What drug ads disclose to consumers—and what they don’t

Canva "Side effects may include…" The rapid-fire list of risks ranging from nausea to death at the end of TV ads for prescription drugs is so commonplace that many Americans tune them out or mute the television. It's easy to forget that, sandwiched in between ads for toys and jewelry, commercials advertising prescription drugs...
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October 29, 2015

Burley Design Child Bicycle Trailers Recalled

About 30,000 Burley Design Child Bicycle Trailers are being recalled because the trailers with black plastic tow bar receivers can separate from the tow bar when they appear to be connected, posing a crash hazard to the child in the trailer. These items were sold new at REI, Sport Chalet and other sporting goods...
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June 4, 2015

Do Daytime Running Lights on Bicycles Improve Safety?

We know there is a correlation between car vs. bicycle collisions and failure to use lights, even during the daytime. According to one Wikipedia article, it has been estimated that 75% of bicycles used in the United States at night do not meet the legal requirements for lighting. In California, a white headlight and...
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