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Keep your kids safe: Know the risks and dangers of airsoft guns

Airsoft guns use compressed gas, springs or electrical firing systems to shoot pellets. Usually, these pellets are filled with paint and may be used in paintball games, firearms practice and even in the movie industry. These guns are supposed to simulate combat situations and the use of them is growing in popularity among children and adults alike.

The dangers of talcum powder: Ovarian cancer

Talcum powder, also known as baby powder, is produced from a substance called 'talc.' This substance occurs naturally in nature and contains silicon, oxygen, hydrogen and magnesium. It has been a common product in cosmetics and hygiene products for over 100 years. However, it can also be dangerous.

3 recent consumer product safety recalls

Consumers need to be on alert for dangerous products at all times. For this reason, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Council (CPSC) does everything it can to identify dangerous product recalls and let consumers know about them. This way, they can be avoided, and those who possess these products know what remedies are available.

The dangers of metal-on-metal hip implants

Do you have a metal-on-metal hip implant? This is a hip replacement device that utilizes a metal ball joint that fits into a metal socket. These devices were designed to last many years. The problem is that the metal scraping on metal can release metal particles into your body, and this can result in serious health consequences.

When does Paxil cause serotonin syndrome?

Paxil is a drug that is commonly prescribed to treat depression and anxiety. It is classified as a Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor (SSRI), and it is made by GlaxoSmithKline. The drug has been approved for use since 1992 by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA); however, it also comes with some serious side effects. This article will discuss the risks of serotonin syndrome when taking Paxil.

Accutane: A dangerous drug on the market for 30 years

You might think that you're safe if you only take pharmaceutical drugs that have been on the market for a long time. Think again. One widely popular drug prescribed to treat acne was on the market for over 30 years, and it was one of the most dangerous drugs ever to hit the market. What was this awful medication? Accutane.

What are the dangers of Risperdal?

If one were to make a list of all the dangerous pharmaceutical medications that have left Pennsylvania residents severely injured, it would include page after page of drug descriptions. One of the pharmaceutical drugs that would surely be on this list is Risperdal -- an antipsychotic medication that doctors often use to treat schizophrenia. It may also be a part of the treatment protocol for some patients suffering from bipolar disorder.

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