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Product Recalls Maclaren Recalls Strollers After Finger Amputations by Brett .. Patient Expert Posted Tue 10 Nov 2009 12:00am It’s been a while since there was a major recall, but this one is a doozy: Maclaren is recalling about 1 million umbrella strollers because the side hinge mechanism can cut off a finger, reports msnbc. Or a fat carrot, as the screen grabs show. There have been reports of 12 finger amputations and three laceration ... Read on »
Product Recalls Maclaren Recalls Strollers After Finger Amputations by Brett .. Patient Expert Posted Tue 10 Nov 2009 10:00pm It’s been a while since there was a major recall, but this one is a doozy: Maclaren is recalling about 1 million umbrella strollers because the side hinge mechanism can cut off a finger, reports msnbc. Or a fat carrot, as the screen grabs show. There have been reports of 12 finger amputations and three lacerations in the United Sta ... Read on »
Going Back to Work after the Finger Amputation, and my very non-mentally sympathetic Boss by Crazy Nurse Posted Sat 17 Jul 2010 4:00pm So, the finger amputation was planned for May 27th. I had to be admitted onto the ward the previous day. From a patients perspective; I failed to see why exactly I needed to waste up a bed the night before, but from a nurses perspective I conceded it would stop some random general medical patient taking my bed, and should guarantee I at least got ... Read on »
FINGER ALMOST ALL BETTER! Will start fermenting this week. by PrettySmartOne .. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 16 Sep 2013 6:38pm POST #971 Back on September 1, I talked about the corn. What I didn’t tell you is how I almost committed suicide. Don’t ask me how, but, some way, I got my left forefinger in the way of my marvelously sharp knife when I went to chop a corn cob. Way in the way!  I nearly amputated half of the top part of my finger (I even got a goodly slice o ... Read on »
BENRINER COOK’S HELP: reality by PrettySmartOne .. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 16 Nov 2009 10:00pm I received the Benriner Cook’s Help gadget today.  Yea!  Okay… so what could I spiralize with what I had hoped would be THE Japanese answer to my spiralizing quest? I had a big rutabaga (I mean, BIG).  I looked at the pictures, and I found the English (ha ha) “translation”, and I cut the rutabaga to look like something in the pictures (the ... Read on »
Stroller Recall-Amputation Hazard by Victoria Powell Posted Mon 25 Jan 2010 10:08pm Image by SierraTierra via Flickr I saw this post a day or so after spending a delightful afternoon shopping with my daughter who is expecting her first child in June.  On that particular excursion, we were focused on the nursery and decorating ideas for the baby’s room.  Knowing that strollers, car seats and those ty ... Read on »
Regenerated Fingertip Story and Comment by Dr. John D. Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted Fri 10 Sep 2010 7:30am After running inside from a rainstorm one Friday evening last January, Deepa Kulkarni leaned against the doorway with her right hand to take off her boots. Then, in an effort to make sure the dog didn’t get out, someone slammed the door hard, and it landed right on her pinky. Kulkarni thought the door had only bruised her finger, ... Read on »
Would Universal Health-Care Co ... by John R. Posted Tue 08 Mar 2011 1:40am Would Universal Health-Care Coverage Actually Improve Health? By Jim Manzi There is a debate going on in the blogosphere between Ezra Klein, Arnold Kling, Karl Smith, Tim Carney, and others about, to put it crudely, whether health care really affects health that much. This is, in part, a proxy debate for whether it is worth it for the U ... Read on »
Maid closed the door on Ian’s finger by suzette Patient Expert Posted Mon 25 Aug 2008 4:11pm Well, though maid wasn’t careful enough, but it is not entirely her fault. I have been telling Ian to be careful not to insert his fingers in the door’s gap, yet he still likes to put his fingers there. Luckily maid didn’t close the door shut, and luckily she does things very slowly and gently, we could ‘rescue’ Ian before her finger was ... Read on »
Rapid Weight Loss and Gallstone Formation by Diana Y. Healthy Living Professional Posted Fri 26 Sep 2008 2:41pm Over the course of my career as a dietitian, I have seen time and time again, the results of rapid weight loss. Today I will focus on just one of the many risks. In 1990 I began to consult with Nutri-System. During my first week of learning all about their program, I was notified by Nutri-System’s corporate office that lawsuits have bee ... Read on »