Dangerous Products

Single-Dose Drug Packaging Could Save Young Lives

The youngest victims of the ever-growing opioid epidemic in the United States are toddlers. Toddlers are overdosing on opioids at an alarming rate...
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Lawsuit Filed Against Potentially Harmful Device Essure

Women rely on a variety of birth control methods, including medically implanted devices, to prevent unwanted pregnancies and give them the peace of...
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Lymphoma Risk Linked to Breast Implants

For women considering breast implants after breast cancer surgery, trauma, injury, or breast augmentation simply for cosmetic reasons, the FDA wants you to...
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Zecuity Migraine Patch Removed From Market After Reports of Scars and Burns at Application Site

If you or a loved one uses the Zecuity migraine patch, the makers of the patch and the FDA advise you to stop...
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FDA May Have Dramatically Underestimated Number of Fetal Deaths Caused by Essure

The FDA may have grossly underestimated the number of fetal deaths caused by the birth control device Essure. That is the conclusion from...
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New Study Links Use of Common Heartburn Drugs With Increased Risk of Kidney Damage

A new study published in the February 2016 JAMA (Journal of the American Medical Association) - Internal Medicine, found that common over-the-counter (OTC)...
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Unregulated Dietary Supplements May Be Prescription for Health Disaster

A new study from The New England Journal of Medicine found that dietary supplements, including vitamins, minerals, and herbs, send at least 23,000...
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New Research: If the Heartburn Doesn’t Kill You, the Cure Just Might

It is estimated that 20% of Americans experience heartburn on a regular basis suffering from sore throat, coughing, hoarseness, difficulty swallowing and tightness...
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New Harvard Study Finds Some Dietary Supplements Contain Potentially Dangerous Amphetamine-like Stimulant

Dietary supplements claim they can do everything from enhancing athletic performance to improving cognitive function and providing overall health benefits, but a new...
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Maker of Popular Children’s Pain Relievers Agrees to $25 Million Fine for Selling Contaminated Medicines

As parents, we scrutinize everything we put into and onto our children from the time they are born, so it is quite upsetting...
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