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Pennsylvania Health System Proposes Comprehensive Fracking Study

A proposed study would examine the health effects of hydraulic fracturing (fracking) drilling on the people living closest to active natural gas wells.

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Do Vitamin Drinks Pose Health Risks?Do Vitamin Drinks Pose Health Risks?

Do Vitamin Drinks Pose Health Risks?

Scientists are concerned vitamin drinks are contributing to levels of vitamins and other nutrients that are not only unnecessary, but potentially harmful.

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New Study Links Metal-on-Metal Hip Replacement Corrosion with Adverse Local Tissue Reactions

Yet another study is pointing to potential dangers posed by metal-on-metal hip implants. This time, an article published in the Journal of Arthroplasty is reporting corrosion in the head taper junction was more likely to occur in patients with 36-mm diameter metal-on-metal hip replacement, compared to those with the same ...

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Study Suggests Hormonal Contraceptives Linked to Brain Tumor

Study Suggests Hormonal Contraceptives Linked to Increased Brain Tumor Risk

A study of Danish women of reproductive age suggests that long-term use of hormonal contraceptives is associated with an increased risk of brain tumors.

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Federal DePuy ASR Hip Implant Trials Likely to Start This Year

It looks as though the first trials in the DePuy ASR hip implant multidistrict litigation could begin sometime later this year. According to a report from Bloomberg News, during a status conference held yesterday in Florida, attorneys for both plaintiffs and the defense told U.S. District Judge David Katz that ...

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Geodon the antipsychotic drug can Cause Deadly Skin Reaction

Geodon can Cause Deadly Skin Reaction, FDA Warns

The FDA has required a new warning label for the antipsychotic drug Geodon (ziprasidone) to include the risk of a potentially fatal skin reaction.

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Tennessee Resident Files Pradaxa Bleeding Lawsuit Following Cerebral Hemorrhage

A man from Tennessee has filed a lawsuit against the maker of Pradaxa, claiming that the blood thinner caused him to suffer a cerebral hemorrhage. The complaint alleges Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. concealed knowledge that Pradaxa can cause Serious, life-threatening bleeds, and did not warn that Pradaxa bleeding side effects ...

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FDA Panel Takes up Metal-on-Metal Hip Implant Safety Today

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is convening a meeting starting today to help decide the future of metal-on-metal hip implants following high-profile recalls and mounting questions about their overall safety.

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Bayer Yaz, Yasmin Blood Clot Lawsuit Settlements Stand at $147 Million

Bayer AG reported yesterday that it continues to settle Yaz and Yasmin birth control pill lawsuits. According to a report from Bloomberg News, the company said in its latest Stockholder Newsletter that it has settled 651 Yaz and Yasmin blood clot lawsuits for a total of $147 million. The average ...

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Fresh Express Expands Recall for Listeria-Tainted Romaine Lettuce

Fresh Express Incorporated just expanded its recall of Listeria-tainted Romaine lettuce, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) announced. The expanded recall now involves expired 18-ounce Hearts of Hearts of Romaine Salad with an expired Use-by Date of September 26, … Continue reading

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Forever Cheese Expands Listeria Cheese Recall

Forever Cheese just expanded its Listeria cheese recall, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) just announced. The expanded recall, which was announced on September 14, 2012, includes all lots and all production codes of all Marte brand Ricotta Salata … Continue reading

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Kroger Recalls Spinach in 15 States for Listeria

The Kroger Company just issued a 15-state spinach recall over possible contamination with the dangerous, sometimes deadly, Listeria pathogen, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) just announced. Kroger is asking consumer to check their refrigerators for Kroger Fresh Selections … Continue reading

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Listeria Concerns Prompt Ricotta Cheese Recall

Concerns about the dangerous, sometimes deadly, food borne pathogen, Listeria monocytogenes, have prompted a recall of ricotta cheese, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) just announced. To date, there have been 14 reported illnesses in 11 states which may … Continue reading

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Fresh Express Recalls Hearts of Romaine Salad for Possible Listeria

Fresh Express Incorporated just issued a recall of its Hearts of Romaine Salad over potential contamination with the Listeria pathogen. The recall involves a limited quantity of expired 10-ounce Hearts of Romaine Salads with the expired Use-by Date of August … Continue reading

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Dole Recalls Bagged Salads for Listeria

Dole is recalling bagged salads for Listeria contamination, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) just announced. Dole Fresh Vegetables is recalling 1,039 cases of its 10-ounce Dole Italian Blend bagged salad. The salad is coded 0049N2202008, with a Use-By … Continue reading

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Smoked Salmon Recalled for Potential Listeria Contamination

Smoked salmon is being recalled over potential contamination with the Listeria monocytogenes pathogen, a dangerous and deadly food borne contaminant. According to the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA), Spence & Co Ltd, of Brockton Massachusetts is recalling Wellsley Farms … Continue reading

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Mushrooms, Grilling Vegetables Recalled for Possible Listeria Contamination

Mushrooms and grilling vegetables are being recalled for potential Listeria contamination, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) just announced. Ciolino Produce Ciolino Produce is recalling Highline 8-ounce packaged Sliced White Mushrooms over possible contamination with the dangerous, sometimes deadly, … Continue reading

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Products Containing Sliced Apples Recalled for Listeria

Products containing sliced apples are being recalled for Listeria contamination, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) just announced. Missa Bay, LLC, a subsidiary of Ready Pac Foods, Inc., of Swedesboro, New Jersey is recalling 293,488 cases and 296,224 individually … Continue reading

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More Cantaloupe Recalled for Potential Listeria

More cantaloupes are being recall in response to potential Listeria contamination. Burch Equipment LLC, of North Carolina, is expanding its recall to now include all of this growing season’s cantaloupes and honeydew melons that may remain on the market, the … Continue reading

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