On July 13, 2018 the FDA announced a voluntary recall of several medicines containing valsartan, used to treat high blood pressure and heart failure. The recall is due to an impurity, N-nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA), which is classified as a probable human carcinogen.
A young man who was riding a motorcycle died as the result of a possible failure to yield at a Reno intersection. Authorities are, however, still investigating the precise cause of the crash and have even asked the public for information.
A previous post on this blog talked about the common causes of wrong way accidents on the freeway and other multi-lane highways. While one might think that a wrong way accident is a never event, in that it should never happen, they are more common than one might think.
The average Reno, Nevada, driver may wonder how on earth another driver can so turned around on the freeway so as to drive the wrong way. Unfortunately, though, wrong way accident on Interstate 80 and on other major Nevada highways happen more often than one might think.
As this blog has discussed on previous occasions, spinal cord injuries are very serious and will usually mean the victim will have a life time of medical rehabilitation and other forms of pain and suffering.