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Nationwide Recall of I.V.’s Due to Blood Infections

Nationwide recall due to link with Burkholderia cepacia bloodstream infections. For CDC information and dates click here.

Which Actor Announced He Had Prostate Cancer?

Which actor recently announced he had (and beat) prostate cancer? Robert Di Niro Ben Stiller Morgan Freeman Clint Eastwood Answer: Ben Stiller In an interview with Howard Stern, Ben Stiller,...

Health Quiz: What Breast Cancer Treatment Carries the Most Risk?

What Breast Cancer Treatment Carries the Most Risk? Lumpectomy Brachytherapy Irradiation Mastectomy + Reconstruction Answer: Mastectomy + Reconstruction According to a new study from the University of Texas...

Health Quiz: What Painkiller Increases Risk of Heart Failure?

What Painkiller Increases Risk of Heart Failure? Acetaminophen (Tylenol) Aspirin Ibuprofen (Advil) Naproxen (Aleve) Answer: Aspirin, Ibuprofen, and Naproxen (NSAIDs) A study in the British Medical Journal...
Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and risk of heart failure in four European countries: nested case-control study

Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and risk of heart failure in four European countries: nested case-control...

Abstract Objectives To investigate the cardiovascular safety of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) and estimate the risk of hospital admission for heart failure with use of individual...

Beef, Veal, And Bison Recalled Due to E. Coli

E. Coli is a potentially deadly bacterium that can cause serious illness. 7 case-patients have been identified. Click here for affected brands and dates.

Chicken Nugget Products Recalled Due to Contamination

132,520 pounds of fully cooked chicken nugget products contaminated with hard plastic. For affected brands and dates click here.

Salmon Recalled Due to Listeria

Listeria is an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections. For affected brands and dates click here.

Ice Cream Recalled Due to High Risk Listeria Infection

Listeria can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune system. For affected brands and dates click here.

Black Forest Ham Recalled

Thousands of pounds contaminated with extraneous materials. For affected brands and dates click here.