Monthly Archives: July 2018

Vaginal ‘Rejuvenation’ Devices Have Serious Side Effects, Might Be Unsafe, FDA Says « Detroit News Watch

(CNN) — Devices that promise vaginal “rejuvenation” to women with urinary incontinence or sexual or menopausal symptoms might not be safe and can have serious side effects, the US Food and Drug Administration warned Monday. “We are aware that certain device manufacturers may be marketing their energy-based medical device for vaginal ‘rejuvenation’ and/or cosmetic vaginal procedures,” the FDA said in ...

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Detroit Sports Venues to Help Fans With Sensory Issues « Detroit News Watch

DETROIT (AP) — Comerica Park and Little Caesars Arena in Detroit are partnering with a nonprofit to provide assistance for fans with sensory issues. Both facilities have been certified by KultureCity, which helps sports teams across the country with sensory-inclusive programs. Sensory sensitivities or challenges with sensory regulation often are experienced by individuals with autism, dementia, post-traumatic stress disorder or ...

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Trayvon Martin Documentary ‘Rest in Power’ Premieres Tonight « Detroit News Watch

(CNN) — Racial injustice — focused on the treatment of young African-American men by law enforcement — is the topic of several upcoming documentaries, which together provide an in-depth portrait of the fractured relationship between certain communities and the justice system. The Paramount Network and BET take the deepest dive with “Rest in Power: The Trayvon Martin Story,” a six-episode ...

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Man Convicted in Arizona Marijuana Case Arrested in Michigan « Detroit News Watch

PHOENIX (AP) — A man convicted of transporting nearly 600 pounds of marijuana inside a big rig in Arizona has been arrested in Michigan. The Arizona Attorney General’s Office announced Thursday that 63-year-old Alphonso Taylor was taken into custody by federal Drug Enforcement Administration agents in the Detroit metro area. Taylor now is awaiting extradition to Arizona for sentencing. A ...

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