Propecia Risks

 Worried about that thinning spot at the crown of your head? Millions of men are similarly worried and have turned to medication to address male-pattern baldness. The pharmaceutical industry is happy to comply, rushing all sorts of treatments to the market.  The latest round of fighting hair loss involves prescription drugs that claim to reverse…

Drugs and Driving

 In America, drinking and driving has been a major problem. The links are clear: the more drinking that is done by an individual, the greater the chance they will be unequipped to handle a vehicle in a safe manner. As a result of this knowledge, laws have been in place that specifically target this type…

Buzzed Driving

 Several years ago the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) and the Illinois police have partnered to raise awareness about buzzed driving. The goal was to reduce the instances of injuries and fatalities associated with driving while slightly impaired with alcohol. What distinguishes buzzed driving from drunk driving is the level of measurable alcohol impairment, with…

Energy Drinks and Personal Injury

 Energy drinks have quickly become a part of the American snacking lifestyle. As Americans work longer hours and try to fit in more activities within a day, such drinks are considered a life-saver among many. Makers of energy drinks have responded, adding more caffeine to the drinks and increasing the size of the product. Unfortunately,…

Electronic Cigarettes

 As tobacco litigation continues to increase the price and consequences of smoking cigarettes, smokers are embracing alternatives to support their habits.  Enter, the e-cigarette, which purports to replicate the smoking experience without any of the harmful side effects found in traditional cigarettes.  The devices were first developed in China and came into the US market…