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Study Finds Plavix May Only Benefit Smokers

An emerging study finds that blood thinner Plavix may only benefit smokers. Plavix (clopidogrel) is prescribed for the prevention of blood clots and heart attacks, and has been linked to serious side effects, including the heart attacks and strokes it is supposed to prevent, gastrointestinal and cerebral bleeding, bleeding ulcers, ...

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DeflateGate’s Effects Impact Legal Gambling and the Economy

DeflateGate’s Effects Impact Legal Gambling and the Economy

The NFL has initiated a probe into the New England Patriots following allegations that the team intentionally used overly deflated footballs.

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Toxic Nano-Particles from Failing Metal-on-Metal Hip Replacements May Pose Long-Term Health Risks

According to a new study, failing metal-on-metal hip implants generate toxic nano-particles that release Cobalt 2+ ions, which not only cause inflammation in surrounding tissue, but have the potential to cause long-term damage to the genetic material of cells. According to a report published by Medicalxpress.com, this “genotoxicity” could ...

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Long Island Car Crash Kills 1 Person, Injures 2 More

Long Island Car Crash Kills 1 Person, Injures 2 More

A car accident on LI left one person dead & two more critically injured. The crash occurred Monday in Deer Park on Straight Path, south of Sagamore Lane.

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Retailers Accused of Selling Fraudulent Herbal Supplements

Major Retailers Accused of Selling Fraudulent Herbal Supplements

The NYS attorney general’s office has accused four national retailers of selling fraudulent dietary supplements.

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FDA Metal-On-Metal Hip Replacement Investigation Is Flawed, Researchers Say

The U.S. Food & Drug Administration’s (FDA) metal-on-metal hip replacement investigation is flawed, according to researchers.

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Canadian Warning Issued for Actos Bladder Cancer Side Effect Risk

Health Canada has become the most recent national drug regulator to issue a warning about Actos and bladder cancer. Last month, the agency warned that interim results from a 10-year-study indicated that patients taking Actos for more than a year faced an increased risk of bladder cancer. Health Canada also ...

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Sleep Aids Can Increase Alzheimer’s Risk

A new study has found that over-the-counter sleeping aids and anti-allergy medicines can increase the risk of Alzheimer’s disease.

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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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British Health Agency Strengthens Warnings about Valproate

British Health Agency Strengthens Warnings about Valproate Risk in Pregnancy

Statement issued urging healthcare professionals to give women information on birth defects when Depakote and other valproate medicines are used during pregnancy.

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Chicken Caesar Salads Recalled For Salmonella

Grilled Chicken Caesar Salad Kits are being recalled over potential Salmonella contamination the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) just announced. The recall has been deemed a Class I, the agency’s most serious and representing … Continue reading

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Salmonella Prompts Recall of Fresh Cilantro

Potential Salmonella contamination has prompted a recall of fresh cilantro, said the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA). Fresco Green Farms Inc. of Winchester, California, is recalling 1,643 cases of cilantro harvested July 18th-27th 2012. Consumers who may have purchased … Continue reading

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Organic Grape Tomatoes Recalled for Possible Salmonella

Possible Salmonella is the culprit in an organic grape tomato recall, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) just announced. Menno Beachy of Cresco, Iowa, is recalling one pint containers of its Certified Organic Grape Tomatoes, which are packaged in … Continue reading

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Dietary Supplements Recalled for Potential Salmonella Contamination

Standard Process dietary supplements are being recalled for potential contamination with the dangerous, sometimes deadly, Salmonella pathogen, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) just announced. The following three dietary supplements have been recalled; the recall follows a routine FDA … Continue reading

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Banner Mountain Sprouts Recalled for Possible Salmonella

Banner Mountain Sprouts are being recalled for potential Salmonella contamination, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) just announced.   Sprouts are a known source of food borne illness and, because sprouts are often eaten raw with no additional treatment, … Continue reading

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316 Illnesses Reported In Sushi Salmonella Outbreak

Illnesses in the sushi Salmonella outbreak have reached 316, according to current government figures. The number is likely an underestimate, notes MSNBC. Food safety officials point out that for every Salmonella infection reported, some 29.3 are never reported. Using that … Continue reading

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Diamond Pet Foods Issues 3rd Salmonella Recall

Diamond Pet Foods just issued a third Salmonella recall, an expansion of prior recalls. This new expansion now includes Diamond Puppy Formula dry dog food. Sampling revealed Salmonella in the product. The following Diamond Puppy Formula products are involved in … Continue reading

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Tempeh Recalled, Linked To Salmonella Outbreak

Smiling Hara of Asheville, North Carolina has issued a recall of its 12-ounce packages of unpasteurized soybean tempeh over potential contamination with the dangerous, sometimes deadly, Salmonella pathogen, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) just announced. Tempeh, which is … Continue reading

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Diamond Pet Foods Recalls More Dry Dog Food for Salmonella

Diamond Pet Foods is recalling even more dry dog food for Salmonella contamination. We recently wrote that Diamond Pet Foods recalled one formula of its Lamb Meal & Rice dry dog food distributed to customers nationwide. Diamond Pet Foods is … Continue reading

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Two From Wisconsin File First Lawsuit in Sushi Salmonella Outbreak

The first lawsuit has been filed in the ongoing and broadening sushi Salmonella outbreak that has sickened 141 people in 20 states and the District of Columbia. The lawsuit was filed this week against the Moon Marine U.S.A. Corp., of … Continue reading

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