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System for Tracking Prescription Drug Side Effects Flawed

Study Finds System for Tracking Prescription Drug Side Effects Flawed

System for keeping track of dangerous side effects of prescription drugs is flawed because drug makers are submitting incomplete information about problems to the FDA.

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Three Injured, Long Island Railroad Train Hits Car on Tracks

Three Injured When Long Island Railroad Train Hits Car on Tracks

Three people, including a train engineer, were injured on Wednesday when a Long Island Rail Road train hit a livery cab on the tracks west of Wyandanch station, LIRR officials said. LIRR spokesman Salvatore Arena said the driver of the Lincoln Town Car was taken to Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center ...

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Scientist Calls for Federal Regulations for Fracking Pollution

Hydraulic fracturing (fracking) drilling should be governed by federal regulations because its pollution has no awareness of state boundaries.

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Pradaxa Named in Most FDA Adverse Event Reports for Deaths, Hemorrhage, Kidney Failure and Stroke

The controversial blood thinner, Pradaxa, surpassed all other drugs monitored by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) in adverse event reports made to the agency last year. According to the Institute for Safe Medicine Practices’ (ISMP) latest QuarterWatch report, Pradaxa also topped the list for reports of deaths, ...

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FDA Urged to Ban Powdered Caffeine

FDA Urged to Ban Powdered Caffeine

Pennsylvania Senator Robert Casey has written to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to urge the agency to ban powdered caffeine, a dietary supplement.

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Older Patients Face Heart Attack Risk Following Surgery

Older Hip Implant, Knee Replacement Patients Face Heart Attack Risk Following Surgery

An emerging report reveals that older hip implant and knee replacement patients face increased heart attack risks following surgery. The risk for acute myocardial infarction (AMI) was seen in the first two weeks after these surgical procedures.

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Former Executives Accuse Health Technology Firm of Fraud

Former Executives Accuse Health Technology Firm of Fraud

Former NantHealth executives claim that the company made fraudulent claims about the reliability of its system, which links patient information gathered by the devices.

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Actos Side Effects Lawyers Says Whistleblower Revelations Could Boost Bladder Cancer, Heart Failure Lawsuits

An attorney with a prominent personal injury law firm says an Actos whistleblower lawsuit filed earlier this year could strengthen legal claims alleging the type 2 diabetes medication caused some users to develop bladder cancer and heart failure.

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Test Confirms Sources of Salmonella-Tainted Cantaloupe

Although believed to be linked to a farm in Owensville, Indiana, a test just confirmed that the source of the ongoing Salmonella cantaloupe outbreak is Chamberlain Farms A DNA test confirmed the link that sickened people in a 22-state outbreak … Continue reading

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40 Sickened by Salmonella Ground Beef, CDC Says

Illnesses in an ongoing Salmonella outbreak has grown to 40, say the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Cargill Meat Solutions of Wyalusing, Pennsylvania produced the tainted beef linked to the Salmonella outbreak. According to MeatPoultry.com, the number … Continue reading

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Egg Farm Warned About Salmonella Danger Ahead of Massive Outbreak

An egg farm linked to a deadly outbreak of Salmonella in 2010 had been warned about dangers of sick hens months before the massive outbreak. Salmonella is a dangerous, sometimes deadly, food borne infection. A scientist at Iowa State University … Continue reading

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Another Hatchery Linked to Salmonella Outbreak

Another hatchery has been linked to Salmonella outbreaks caused by live chickens. Yesterday, we wrote that an eight-year Salmonella Montevideo outbreak and related investigation was finally linked to one unnamed West Coast U.S. hatchery. Two other hatcheries were implicated in … Continue reading

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8-Year Salmonella Outbreak Linked To Mail Order Hatchery

The mystery behind a long-running, eight-year Salmonella outbreak has been linked to a mail order hatchery. This, following years of tests, tracebacks, and interviews. The outbreak, said MSNBC, sickened 316 people in 43 states between 2004 and 2011. The strain, … Continue reading

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Tempeh Starter Recalled, Linked To Salmonella Outbreak

Tempeh starter is being recalled and has been linked to an ongoing Salmonella outbreak. The three-month tempeh Salmonella outbreak has reportedly sickened more than 90 people, said MSNBC, and has been linked to a recall by Smiling Hara of Asheville, … Continue reading

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Tuna Strips Recalled for Possible Salmonella

Tuna strips are being recalled for possible Salmonella poisoning. The recalled tuna stripes are part of the larger, ongoing tuna scrape recall that has sickened at least 200 people nationwide, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) announced. Moon Fishery … Continue reading

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