Last month, it was made known that Bayer and Johnson & Johnson, the companies responsible for manufacturing the blood thinner Xarelto, are pushing for additional FDA approvals for their drug. Xarelto is already being prescribed to patients to treat blood clots, such as deep-vein thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolus (PE), that occur more frequently in

A freak accident occurred this Tuesday morning in New York City that left one female pedestrian severely injured. A massive construction-saw blade came loose at a construction site located in Hell’s Kitchen near Ninth Avenue and West 48th Street, and sliced the woman’s leg. According to witnesses, the saw disk disconnected from the machine at

On December 11, 2013 two school buses from the Athens Independent School District (AISD) collided after school on Wednesday. Both buses were filled with unsuspecting students who were taken to the emergency room to be evaluated after the accident. Unfortunately the driver of one of the buses needed to be transported to East Texas Medical

Estrado Huitron Alfono and 18- year old man was attacked by three pit bull mixed dogs owned by 61 year-old Michael Middlebrook. The incident occurred on Friday December 5, 2013 on Avenue M at Wallace Street in Forth Worth. Fortunately police arrive on the scene as Mr. Alfono was being attacked and were able to help him to safety. Sadly the officers had to shoot one of the dogs. Because of the major injuries Mr. Alfono received he was taken to John Peter Smith Hospital. Below is a map of the approximate location of the attack.

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Just after midnight on Tuesday December 3, 2013 a 45 year old man, Ignacio Mesa was attacked by three pit bulls on Crump Street near 32nd Street in Forth Worth (the approximate area of attack is shown in the map below). The attack left Mr. Mesa hospitalized from several bite wounds. His 26-year old daughter, in an effort to help him was bitten by these aggressive dogs as well. Officials think Mr. Mesa may have been attacked as he was out searching for his own dog. Interestingly enough, according to a report from the United States Postal Service, Dallas is ranked as one of the worst cities for dog attacks. Although this report was specifically regarding mail carriers, it demonstrates the possible danger of dogs from simply walking through a neighborhood. Because of the accident officials had to shoot the three pit bulls.

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The Black and Decker Corporation is undergoing a series of lawsuits from consumers claiming received injuries caused by a table saw. The company is alleged to designed, making, and selling a defective product. According to the lawsuit, the saw is said to not be equipped with a device called a riving knife—a small piece of metal that reduces the chances of the wood jerking back and pulling the operator’s hands into the blades of the saw. Because of the lack of this device in these Black and Decker table saws, many have had severe and permanent injuries to their fingers and hands from unexpected contact with the saw blade.


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Three people were injured Saturday, October 26, 2013 at 10:00 p.m. in a collision on Texas 360 at Westlake in Austin. The accident occurred when a driver rear-ended another vehicle carrying four passengers. Three of the four passengers were injured; with one of the victims going into cardiac arrest. According to the Austin Police Department,