A Texas mom is warning other parents about the dangers that heavy objects pose to children. They may seem to be out of reach, but that doesn't mean they're safe.
Many Americans were shocked last year when they learned about the high levels of lead in the municipal water of Flint, Michigan. In that city, about 5 percent of children were found to have elevated levels of lead in their bodies. But that level pales in comparison to many areas in Texas, including San Antonio.
When someone is injured due to negligence or an intentional act, the injured person may be able to claim compensation from the party or parties who are responsible for the injury. For hundreds of years, this has been one of the bedrock principles of our civil justice system.
It doesn't matter how you got a traumatic brain injury (TBI) - only that you got it, and it's changed your life.
As rates of cigarette smoking continue to decline in the U.S., Americans are turning to an alternative trend: e-cigarettes. So-called "vaping" has become immensely popular, with many users claiming (with almost no medical evidence) that these products are a healthy alternative to smoking tobacco.
Head down any aisle at the local pharmacy or beauty store, and you'll find a range of products marketed specifically to women of color. You'll find specialty relaxers, texturizers, shampoos, treatments, conditioners and much more, all intended for "textured" hair. This seems like a good thing, right? After all, African-American women spend $7.5 billion every year on hair care products, so it's a market that companies would be foolish to ignore.