Sweatshops in the United States

April 29, 2020 | Human Trafficking

Although nearly everyone has heard of sweatshops, many have a false perception of what a sweatshop entails. Many imagine sweatshops to be located in third-world countries, in impossibly bleak conditions with poor conditions for everybody employed. However, it may surprise some to know that sweatshops are not just a third-world problem – they persist everywhere,… read more

Zantac and Cancer: What You Need to Know

April 24, 2020 | Zantac

On April 1, 2020, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced a recall of all Zantac and products containing its active drug, ranitidine. This was due to increased concerns that the drug may come with a significantly increased risk of certain types of cancers. What is Zantac? Zantac is an anti-heartburn medication, a brand… read more

Is Baby Powder Cancerous?

April 20, 2020 | Talcum Powder

In recent years, several lawsuits have been filed against cosmetic and pharmaceutical manufacturer Johnson & Johnson, alleging that long-term use of their branded baby powder can result in certain types of cancers. But are these claims valid? Does baby powder cause cancer? What is Baby Powder? Baby powder is a type of drying powder that… read more