This is a guest post written by our newest contributor, Larry Golbom R.Ph MBA of the Prescription Addiction Radio show: Starting in 1986, with the misinterpretation of the World Health Organization’s paper concerning terminal pain, the morphinan molecule has come back with a vengeance in the form of oxycodone (Percocet and Oxycontin) and hydrocodone (Vicodin and Lorcet).
Since it was introduced in 2003, the Yamaha Rhino ATV has been associated with a number of rollovers and accidents where riders suffered debilitating fractures when their arms and legs were trapped under the weight of the vehicle.
With such potentially dangerous drugs being produced, one would think the 2006 FDA report stating that ‘Prompt action to correct all of the deficiencies’ must be taken, and that ‘Failure to promptly correct these deviations may result in regulatory action without further notice’ would have yielded these results within a time frame much shorter than two full years. Instead, it took a second FDA inspection earlier this year and hundreds of potential lawsuits, for these products to finally be recalled.
The History of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is the fourth in a four-part series profiling the history, structure and purpose of consumer protection agencies in the United States, including the CPSC, FDA, USDA and NHTSA. In 1940 … Continued
Today the USDA is responsible for a broad range of services relating to agriculture and rural interests. USDA agencies include…
This is the second in a four-part series profiling the history, structure and purpose of consumer protection agencies in the United States, including the CPSC, FDA, USDA and NHTSA.
This is the first in a four-part series profiling the history, structure and purpose of consumer protection agencies in the United States, including the CPSC, USDA, FDA and NHTSA. The History of the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission.
Digg, your “Blog This” function creates posts with broken “Digg Story” links. Here are some screenshots and a simple suggested fix of using absolute paths or adding http://www.digg.com dynamically to your relative paths. At first I figured it was an … Continued
Had this rule been in place last month, consumers would not have been made aware of which supermarkets were selling meat from the largest beef recall in US history. Furthermore, because beef is often repackaged at the grocery store without a brand label, there is often no way to identify whether that meat is part of the recall or not.
One year after contaminated pet food killed potentially thousands of dogs and cats, few safety measures have gone into effect. The system is still broken and it is still a case of buyer beware. Since when do we take a … Continued
Some people will try anything to make a million. Ever thought of suing someone because they look like you? Check out this and other frivolous lawsuits for a laugh, but don’t try them yourself because they usually get thrown out … Continued
With recent high-profile incidents involving dangerous goods imported from China, the American media has finally begun to warn consumers about the dangers of cheaply producing goods in a country hardly known for its strict safety regulations. After spending some time … Continued
So how do you like our new design? Don’t remember what the old design looked like? Click Here to see it. Please use the comment form below to tell us what you think. Better than the old one? What could … Continued
Where and How to Report an Injury, Side Effect and Other Adverse Events to the appropriate government agency.
There are various procedures used for the treatment of mesothelioma. The type of treatment depends on the location of the cancer, the stage of the disease, and the patient`s age and general health.
The Difference Between Class 1, Class 2 & Class 3 Recalls There are three classes of recall used by the FDA and USDA: Class 1, Class 2 and Class 3, often represented with Roman numerals I, II and III respectively. … Continued
If you’re concerned about asbestos exposure you are not alone. Many people wonder if they have been exposed to asbestos, and if so, what they can do to help protect their health. If you think that you have been exposed … Continued
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(Editorial Content) The Supreme Court finally gave medical device makers their one true wish – Immunity from Lawsuits. Companies that produce medical devices like breast implants and implantable defibrillators now have federal protection against lawsuits arising from deaths or injuries … Continued