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Brett Emison

Toyota Recall: Engineering Professor Recreates Toyota Sudden Acceleration With Short Circuit

ABC News has reported that an engineering professor, David Gilbert, has recreated the Toyota sudden acceleration problem by inducing a short circuit: In congressional hearings yesterday, Toyota USA’s chief executive admitted that Toyota’s [...]
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Toyota Recall: First Toyota Acceleration Hearings In Congress on Tuesday

After nearly six months since the tragic sudden acceleration crash that killed California highway patrolman Mark Saylor and his family, Toyota officials and independent safety experts finally gave sworn testimony before Congress on Toyota’s [...]
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Piper Malibu Small Plane Crashes Near St. Louis, Missouri

Several sources have reported a small plane crash in Belleville, Illinois near St. Louis. Sources include the St. Louis Business Journal, The Washington Post, CNN, KSDK Channel 5, and Fox 2. Reports have the airplane involved identified as [...]
Brett Emison

Toyota Recall: Lies, Lies and More Lies

It has been nearly six months since the tragic sudden acceleration crash that killed California highway patrolman Mark Saylor and his family. In that time, we have learned: at least 34 people have been killed in sudden acceleration crashes Toyota [...]
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"Embrace Life" Video Encourages Seat Belt Use

CNN reports that a public service commercial, "Embrace Life", has gone viral and getting rave reviews around the world for both its message and its artistic value: Any riding in motor vehicles should wear your seatbelt. I wrote [...]
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FDA Wants Avandia Pulled Because Of Heart Attack Risks

The Wall Street Journal has reported that the Food and Drug Administration ("FDA") has recommended that that GlaxoSmithKline’s diabetes medicine, Avandia, be pulled from the market because of increased heart attack risks. Confidential [...]
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Toyota Recall: Federal Grand Jury Subpoenas Toyota Documents

Following yesterday’s revelation that Toyota bragged about saving $100 million by avoiding a full recall because of its ongoing sudden acceleration problem, a federal grand jury has issued a subpoena for more Toyota documents. CNN reported [...]
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Could Your Baby's Umbilical Cord Blood Save Their Life?

As many new parents are learning, many doctors are encouraging "banking" of a newborn’s umbilical cord blood. Is cord blood banking right for your family? Are the potential cures real? According to cordbloodbankingguide.com, [...]
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Toyota Recall: Company Bragged About Saving $100 Million In Delaying Recall

Toyota has recalled more than 10 million vehicles worldwide and is now sending its president, Akio Toyoda, to testify before the United States Congress. Now internal Toyota documents produced to Congress show that Toyota bragged about saving [...]
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School Laptop Spying: Could You Be Next?

According to media outlets across the country, including ABC News, CBS News, ComputerWorld, and the News Blaze, the public is irate that a prominent high school near Philadelphia gave away laptops to all 1,800 students and then used those laptops [...]