Kansas Tagged Articles
“Fatigued driving” tops survey of reasons why someone shouldn’t have been driving
A recent survey performed by CarInsurance.com asked 2,000 drivers which times he or she drove when they shouldn’t have. Answers ranged from being too sick to even being less drunk than their companion, but the most common answer, holding an
Lawsuit alleges Monster energy drink killed Kansas City man
A Kansas City woman has filed a lawsuit against Monster Energy Drink alleging the beverage caused her husband’s death.
Emergency slide inflates inside United Airlines flight, forces emergency landing
Passengers aboard a United Airlines flight from Chicago to Santa Ana, Calif., took to Twitter and other social media Sunday to express how terrifying it felt to have an emergency evacuation slide suddenly inflate inside the cabin at 38,000 feet.
Young boy backed over by riding lawn mower in Kansas; lawn mower safety tips provided by CPSC
This month, a riding lawn mower accident has left one young boy seriously injured in Kansas. KCTV reports that 4-year-old Truett Shacklett was behind a riding mower when his father accidentally backed over him.
Thousands of pounds of beef recalled due to possible mad cow disease scare
A Missouri meat packing plant is recalling thousands of pounds of fresh beef because of the risk of mad cow disease, a fatal neurodegenerative disease in cattle.
Tire blowout on log truck in Arkansas results in the death of two construction workers; 19 injured
In Arkansas, a log truck lost control and spilled logs onto nearby construction workers, killing two and injuring 19. The accident, which occurred on U.S. Highway 65 in Clinton, is reported to have been caused by a tire blowout, state
GSK to pay $105 million to settle claims it unlawfully promoted drugs
GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) has reached a $105 million agreement with 44 states and the District of Columbia to settle lawsuits alleging the drug company marketed some of its drugs for unapproved uses. The settlement also requires GSK to pay a hefty
Long-term safety of testosterone treatment remains questionable
Current prescribing practices for testosterone therapy constitute abuse, said Ajay Nangia MD, with the University of Kansas Medical Center in Kansas City, during the first-ever “Crossfire” session at the American Urological Association meeting. Nangia was pitted against Martin Miner, MD,
Steering defect, other problems prompt Ford to recall 1.3 million vehicles
Ford Motor Company is recalling 915,000 compact sport utility vehicles to repair a defect in the steering gear that can result in a sudden loss of power steering. The recall is the largest of four safety recalls affecting 1.3 million