For some people, heartburn is only an occasional nuisance that can be easily managed by popping a couple of calcium carbonate tablets. But for others, heartburn is a frequent problem that can lead to a prescription for heartburn medication or daily use of over-the-counter medication like Nexium and Prilosec simply for relief.
There are plenty of women across the United States who do not want to have children. If you're one of them, you're not alone. Unfortunately, birth control isn't always 100 percent effective and costly in-hospital surgeries hardly seem like a better option. It's for these and other reasons that many women have turned to the Essure permanent birth control device.
Hockey enthusiasts in Kentucky may be interested to know that Bauer Hockey has recalled two of its goalie masks from the market. According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, the face cages on the masks can fail, potentially causing facial injuries to hockey players.
Parents of young children in Kentucky may be interested to learn about a massive recall of Graco strollers. Approximately 4.7 million Graco strollers in the United States have been recalled as a result of a potential finger laceration or amputation hazard. The recall was announced on Nov. 20, and 11 different models were included.
Motor vehicle accidents kill thousands of people every year and are the leading cause of severe injuries in the United Stated. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration attempts to reduce accidents by issuing safety standards and recalling vehicles that fail to meet these standards or are defective. Recall campaigns are important for motorists in Kentucky and other states, and more than 66 million auto parts have been recalled by the NHTSA due to defects.
While accidents often occur when using potentially dangerous products in Kentucky and other states, the duty of the product’s manufacturer is to provide proper safety precautions to consumers. If a defect or unsafe part is discovered, the company is expected to issue a recall. Recently, around 11,000 lanterns produced by Pier 1 Imports were recalled throughout the United States and Canada because they presented a serious fire hazard to consumers.