Fungal Meningitis Recall Expanded to Other Drugs

fungal meningitis

The FDA is advising doctors to stop using ALL NECC products after at least one patient tested positive for fungal meningitis following a transplant surgery in which the patient received a cardioplegic solution made by NECC.

Steroid Injection Meningitis Outbreak Update

Injection needle and steroid bottles

As of our latest update (October 16th, 2012), the CDC reports 214 fungal meningitis cases in 15 states, including 15 deaths that may be associated with this recalled steroid injections. Those numbers expected to rise as more tests are performed … Continued

Actos Linked to Increased Risk of Bladder Cancer

Actos Pioglitazon HCI and Bladder Cancer

Recent Studies by the Food and Drug Administration as well as the French National Health Care Plan have linked the diabetes medication Actos, which contains pioglitazone, to an increased risk of bladder cancer compared to other anti-diabetes drugs. Actos is prescribed, along with diet and exercise, to control Type 2 Diabetes.

When Buying Used Isn’t Worth the Savings

I love a good deal but there are certain things that just aren’t worth the savings when considering the option of buying used goods. Here are a few products that you should always buy new.

2009-10 MAZDA6 Sedans Recalled Due to… Yellow Sac Spider

The Yellow Sac Spider - I Can Haz Mazda?

The yellow sac spider weaves a web in the evaporative canister vent line of the MAZDA6 vehicles. This may cause a restriction of the line, which could prevent air from getting into the gas tank, resulting in a crack in the gas tank that could cause a fire in 2009 and 2010 Mazda 6 sedans.