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    • Diabetes Drug Invokana and Amputation Risk

      Diabetes Drug Invokana and Amputation Risk

      The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) informed manufacturing giant Johnson & Johnson in May, 2017 that they must put new warning labels on diabetes drug, Invokana (generic, canagliflozin), and its variations, Invokamet and Invokamet XR.  The new warning is […]

    • Mibelas Nationwide Birth Control Recall

      Mibelas Nationwide Birth Control Recall

      Lupin Pharmaceuticals, Inc. has voluntarily recalled some of its birth control pills, called Mibelas 24 Fe (Lot L600518, Expiration Date 05/18).  A packaging error occurred, in at least one market reported complaint, in which the blister pack the pills are […]

    • Johnson & Johnson Will Pay Millions for Talc – Ovarian Cancer Verdicts

      Johnson & Johnson Will Pay Millions for Talc – Ovarian Cancer Verdicts

      This firm has given the information and updates on talcum powder and its realized link to deadly ovarian cancer in women.  The latest news in the world of verdicts against talcum powder makers involves a verdict against Johnson & Johnson by […]

    • Contaminated Devices by LivaNova (fka Sorin) Dangerous for Heart Surgery Patients

      Contaminated Devices by LivaNova (fka Sorin) Dangerous for Heart Surgery Patients

      The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have put out warnings about contaminated devices used in open heart surgery made with LivaNova PLC (formerly Sorin Group Deutschland GmbH).  The device is a […]

    • Erectile Dysfunction Medications Linked to Blindness

      Erectile Dysfunction Medications Linked to Blindness

      Erectile dysfunction drugs have become big sellers since the first one, Viagra, was approved in 1998.  Viagra, Cialis, and Levitra are enormous money makers for the drug companies that manufacture them.  What many people may not realize is that Dr. […]

    • Zimmer Biomet Class I Recall of Shoulder Replacement Systems

      Zimmer Biomet Class I Recall of Shoulder Replacement Systems

      The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recognizes that a Class I recall has been issued on the  Zimmer Biomet Comprehensive Reverse Shoulder with a product description of Comprehensive Reverse Shoulder System Humeral Tray Model 115340 distributed between October of […]

    • Oball Rattle Recall for Choking Hazard

      Oball Rattle Recall for Choking Hazard

      Parents of little ones check your baby’s toy collection to see if your child plays with an  Oball Rattle manufactured by Kids II Canada Co.  Although the company is Canadian, the rattles are sold in the United States, and in […]

    • Yankee Candle Recall

      Yankee Candle Recall

      The popular Yankee Candle company and the Consumer Product Safety Commission have put out a joint statement regarding a recall for a line of Yankee Candle’s Luminous Collection, their newest line of candles.  There is a risk of consumers is […]

    • Polaris Sportsman 850 & 1000 ATV Recalls

      Polaris Sportsman 850 & 1000 ATV Recalls

      Polaris has announced recalls involving its all-terrain vehicle models Sportsman 850 and Sportsman 1000 due to burn and fire hazards.  Both models run the risk that the right-side panel heat shield will melt, which could lead to fire risks and […]

    • Tips from Snowplow Drivers on Driving Safe in Blizzard Conditions

      Tips from Snowplow Drivers on Driving Safe in Blizzard Conditions

      Although we are getting a little closer all the time to Spring, we still have some winter left for 2017 and the possibilities of being stuck driving in blizzard conditions.  Fortunately, there are ways to drive as safe as is […]