This month, the US Supreme Court will hear arguments in the case of a woman who suffered the gruesome skin reaction toxic epidermal necrosis (TEN) after taking a generic form of sulindac, a mild non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). The case, … Continued
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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.
State attorneys general from at least a dozen states are pressing Pabst Brewing Company to either change the way it’s manufacturing and marketing Snoop Dogg’s ‘Blast by Colt 45′ or else recall the product, which has only been on the market since early April.
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found detectable levels of BPA in the urine of 93 percent of Americans over the age of six; and yet, there remain no national regulations designed to prevent BPA from contaminating food.
Since 2010, Johnson & Johnson has issued more than 50 voluntary product recalls, one of the latest of which is for the DePuy replacement hip.
This article explores the link between Crestor and two potentially fatal side effects, cardiomyopathy and rhabdomyolysis. Crestor (rosuvastatin calcium) has not been recalled as of the date of this writing.
A great concern facing the public now is the failure of metal-on-metal hip arthroplasties using systems like the recently recalled DePuy ASR. This is a guest article submitted by Jim Moreland PA-C, MHS and does not necessarily represent the views of this website.
The hip implant study by these two doctors showed that short and medium term clinical outcomes show third-generation alumina ceramic have shown low incidence of osteolysis, wear and failures.
So we have an open question for Toyota: Is it the all-weather floor mat accessory, the gas pedal length, mechanical friction in the accelerator assembly, or an electrical problem? Or are these all separate issues?
We’ve asked Joel Salatin a few questions about our nation’s food supply – especially in regard to food safety – and would like to share his responses with you.
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In February 2009, the FDA announced that they would begin the process to require Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategies (REMS) to help curtail the misuse of the drugs referred to as opioid pain products.
Out of all of the recalls I have to publish on a daily or weekly basis (foods, drugs, consumer products, autos…) the ones that troubles me most are food recalls.
I sent this letter to the following people last night. As one of your constituents, I ask that you please keep your eyes out for ANY attempt to legislate or bureaucratically mandate (via the USDA) a mandatory National Animal Identification System (NAIS).
Many denture cream products, such as Poligrip and Fixodent, contain zinc that, in excess, can lead to serious zinc poisoning side effects, including neurological disorders.
With the dramatic increase in opium being imported into our country to make oxycodone (OxyContin), hydrocodone (Vicodin), and all the legal opium derivatives, the statistics available from a number of government agencies can help surmise the number of addicts that have been created since the introduction of OxyContin in 1996.
Regardless of what the FDA or any other organization deems as safe we’d like to know What Reason is There to Put Melamine in Baby Formula in the First Place? The ONLY reason to put it in food is to fool testers into thinking a food product has more protein than it really has. This begs the question: Why would we even a have 1 part per million ratio of melamine to other ingredients in ANY food product sold in the United States – let alone the formula we feed to our babies!
Over the past 18 months, a number of studies and reports have emerged which raise concerns about the safety of Avandia (rosiglitazone), and whether the drug should continue to remain on the market.
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This is a guest editorial post written by our newest contributor, Larry Golbom R.Ph MBA of the Prescription Addiction Radio show. We encourage comments from all viewpoints in this discussion on the effects of marketing and distribution of pharmaceutical pain killers.