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May 8, 2017—Food and Drug Administration approved the first new medication for the treatment for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), which is commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, in 22 years.
May 3, 2017—When Federal Communications Commission released a proposal to rescind rules that ensure net neutrality, it did so under the guise of “restoring internet freedom.” In fact, it would do the opposite, three experts tell Consumers Digest.
May 3, 2017—To our complete lack of surprise, airlines continue to stick it to consumers—even as Congress threatens to act if airlines don’t improve their customer service.
April 28, 2017—The federal government’s abandonment of consumers continues.
Ride-sharing services claim to be more convenient than taxis are, but issues remain.
Many experts say e-cigs are less harmful than tobacco cigarettes are, but no independent research has studied the issue.
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May 22, 2017—Pulse Performance Products recalled certain Krusher Pro Freestyle scooters, because the scooter’s down tube might break, which poses a fall hazard.
May 22, 2017—Arçelik A.S. recalled certain Blomberg and Summit electric ranges, because they might become energized, because a screw was not installed during manufacturing to secure the grounding strap, which poses electric shock and electrocution hazards.
May 22, 2017—Mercedes-Benz USA recalled 2015 SLK 250, 2016 SLK 350, 2016–2017 SLC 300 and 2017 SLC 43 AMG vehicles.
May 19, 2017—Michaels Stores Procurement recalled private-brand Celebrate It ceramic travel mugs, because the mug’s silicone lid doesn’t fit securely and might allow hot liquid to leak from the bottom of the lid when the mug is tilted, which poses a burn hazard. Also, the mug doesn’t have a silicone hand wrap, so consumers might burn their hand while holding the mug when it contains hot liquid.
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