Month: August 2013

  Houston area accidents in the news: Day of August 30, 2013 A man fatally fell 11 stories down an elevator shaft at a residential high-rise construction site at 2929 Weslayan near West Alabama around noon Thursday.  According to CF Jordan Construction, the company building the 35-story residential tower, the unidentified man,  whose body landed […]

  Houston area accidents in the news: Day of August 29, 2013 According to Houston Transtar, an unknown number of people were injured in a two-car accident on U.S. 290 inbound at Gessner.  The crash occurred on Wednesday about 3:20 temporarily closing the eastbound lanes all the way to FM 1960. An unidentified U.S. Border […]

Q: My doctor just prescribed Lipitor. What is it and what side effects do I need to be aware of? A: What is Lipitor? It is a medication that thousands of people are taking that currently struggle with controlling their cholesterol. Taking this medication is helping them lower their risk of various cardiovascular diseases. Some […]

  Houston area accidents in the news: Day of August 28, 2013 A federal agency has cited Schlitterbahn Beach Waterpark for several safety violations following the death of a lifeguard in March. The 20-year-old lifeguard and maintenance supervisor were pinned between a gate and wave generation machine when it was inadvertently activated.  According to the […]

  Houston area accidents in the news: Day of August 27, 2013 A 20-year-old Tomball resident Bautista-Carrasco died Sunday afternoon in a four-vehicle crash driving southbound on FM 1774 just a few miles south of SH 105.  As Bautista-Carrasco approached County road 351, a Dodge pickup truck making a turn onto a driveway was rear-ended […]

Houston area accidents in the news: Day of August 26, 2013 A 15-year-old teenager died in a car crash in northwest Houston on Saturday while riding in the backseat of his friend Guevara’s 1999 Toyota. According to Harris County Sheriff’s Department, Guevara, the driver, was leaving a Valero gas station and attempted to make a […]

What Is Mirena? Does It Have Any Side Effects or Risks? Many forms of birth control are safe to use, but what is risky about Mirena is the hormone used in this IUD. Progestogen is mostly safe for women who are not pregnant, but it can cause serious adverse effects in women who become pregnant […]

  CVS Caremark Corp has taken the unusual step of cutting off access to powerful painkillers for more than 36 doctors and other healthcare providers found to prescribe the drugs at an alarmingly high rate. This comes after the drugstore chain was drawn into a government crackdown on prescription painkiller abuse last year.  The DEA […]

  Houston area accidents in the news: Day of August 23, 2013 Sheriff’s officials in Brazoria County confirmed that one person died Thursday morning in a fatal wreck near the small town of Jones Creek at the intersection of Texas 36 and Peach Point road. The crash temporarily forced officials to block Highway 36 in both directions. […]

  If someone has taken Byetta and cancer has affected their life, they may decide to contact a qualified drug injury attorney. The medication is commonly used to treat type 2 diabetes, and it has been very successful when used as part of a treatment plan. However, it has also been shown to cause thyroid […]