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Hand Sanitizer Recall: FDA Warns of Methanol Contamination

July 27, 2020   |  
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning consumers to avoid certain hand sanitizers due to methanol contamination. Certain manufacturers have issued hand sanitizer recalls in response to potential methanol danger. Methanol is a dangerous substance that is known to cause serious health problems in humans, including blindness, permanent damage...
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Hand Sanitizer and Methanol: What’s the Risk?

July 27, 2020   |  
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued an urgent warning that many hand sanitizers may contain methanol, a potentially dangerous and even life-threatening substance. In this post we’ll examine the hand sanitizer methanol danger. IMPORTANT: If you’ve been exposed to hand sanitizer containing methanol and experienced any of the...
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Is Your Hand Sanitizer Toxic? FDA Issues Urgent Warning

July 27, 2020   |  
Is your hand sanitizer toxic? An alarming report by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) reveals that many popular hand sanitizer products may be toxic and potentially cause serious health problems. The FDA has already issued warnings on many hand sanitizers due to potentially deadly levels of methanol (otherwise known...
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North Carolina Courts Close Due to Coronavirus Outbreak

March 16, 2020   |  
***UPDATE: In a new order, NC Supreme Court Chief Justice Cheri Beasley has ordered that all jury trials in North Carolina be delayed until at least August 1, 2020. Many of our clients have recently asked: Are North Carolina courts open during the coronavirus outbreak? Technically, the North Carolina courts...
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Coronavirus (COVID-19) in North Carolina

March 13, 2020   |  
The effects of the coronavirus (COVID-19) continue to ripple through American society and the economy. A report from the Associated Press paints a bleak picture of lost jobs, school closings, and dwindling retirement accounts as the stock market grapples with increasing uncertainty. Public health experts caution that with limited testing,...
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Hitting the Road for Spring Break? Follow These Tips to Stay Safe

March 6, 2020   |  
For most universities, colleges and high schools, spring break falls between February and April.  This is the time of year students get a break from studying and head out with friends or family to fun destinations. However, Americans should exercise caution if they will be traveling on our nation’s highways...
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Feet on the Dashboard? Know the Dangers…

February 11, 2020   |  
Everyone knows that riding with your feet on the dashboard of a vehicle is unsafe.  The injuries could be severe if you are involved in a wreck or if the airbags deploy. If you can’t convince the person riding shotgun to keep their feet on the floor, this image should...
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Social Security Phone Scams: SSA Issues Urgent Alert

January 3, 2020   |  
The Social Security Administration (SSA) has issued an urgent alert to citizens regarding an alarming increase in Social Security phone scams. According to Andrew Saul, SSA commissioner, Social Security phone scams “harm vulnerable Americans and erode public trust in Social Security.” Saul noted that “Our programs require the public to...
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Distracted Driving a Threat During Holiday Travel Season

November 25, 2019   |  
More than 55 million Americans will hit the road this holiday season, according to a forecast by AAA. As highway traffic heats up, drivers must be increasingly wary of a growing threat: distracted driving. In 2017, distracted driving was blamed for more than 25,000 injuries and 152 deaths in North...
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Hurricane Dorian: Resources & Links for North Carolina

September 4, 2019   |  
Hurricane Dorian Update for North Carolina: Hurricane Dorian continues to move up the United States coastline, and North Carolina’s eastern coast may be hit with high winds, rain and storm surge as soon as late today and Thursday. The storm is projected to impact North Carolina as a Category 1...
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