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Health Headlines - December 7 by Meredy Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Thu 23 Oct 2008 2:23pm Consumers Warned About Jamba Juice Smoothies Consumers in the U.S. Southwest are being warned that Jamba Juice Co. smoothies containing strawberries may be contaminated with the potentially deadly Listeria monocytogenes bacterium. The warning applies to smoothies sold at Jamba Juice stores in Arizona, southern Nevada and southern Califor ... Read on »
New Long-Acting Local Anesthetic Derived From Algae Effectively Blocks Pain In Surgical Patients by Ed H. Doctor of Pharmacy Posted Fri 25 Feb 2011 5:58pm A U.S.-Chile collaboration is bringing surgical patients closer to having a long-acting local anesthetic. In a randomized, double-blind trial, patients given neosaxitoxin, a new local anesthetic derived from algae, had significantly less postoperative pain and recovered about two days sooner than those given the commonly used local anesthetic b ... Read on »
Kava tea drinking linked to dangerous rhabdomyolysis by Dr. John Z. Medical Doctor Posted Wed 25 May 2011 12:00am Rochester.edu - When a 34-year-old bicyclist was found collapsed on a roadside and rushed to the University of Rochester Medical Center emergency room on the verge of kidney failure and muscle breakdown, doctors were surprised to discover that ... Read on »
FDA Warning: Topical Anesthetic by Kevin .. Posted Tue 27 Jan 2009 4:27pm After two young females died after applying topical lidocaine in preparation of a laser hair removal have died of a heart attacks recently. The FDA recommends: use a topical anesthetic that contains the lowest amount possible of medication that will relieve the pain;  apply the topical anesthetic sparingly and only to the area where pa ... Read on »
Recalls 2.1 Million Cribs Recalled; Group Warns of Bad Toys by Brett .. Patient Expert Posted Wed 25 Nov 2009 10:01pm  Just as 2.1 million drop-side cribs are being recalled, holiday shoppers are once again being warned of hazardous toys. There have been four known suffocations following hardware failures involving Stork Craft cribs, reports the Consumer Product and Safety Commission. Stork Craft reports 67 incidents in the United States and 43 in Canada. ... Read on »
Recalls 2.1 Million Cribs Recalled; Group Warns of Bad Toys by Brett .. Patient Expert Posted Wed 25 Nov 2009 12:00am  Just as 2.1 million drop-side cribs are being recalled, holiday shoppers are once again being warned of hazardous toys. There have been four known suffocations following hardware failures involving Stork Craft cribs, reports the Consumer Product and Safety Commission. Stork Craft reports 67 incidents in the United States and 4 ... Read on »
New FDA Warnings & Recalls for MANY Drugs by Jenny M. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 25 Aug 2008 3:03pm 3 Comments I am trying to make this blog about ALL ways to heal pain and to write about varying topics on the subject. The Pharmaceutical companies are making that challenging since every week now I feel I need to post warnings on the newest batch of drugs that have been deemed unsafe or recalled. PLEASE use caution if using ANY drugs to control p ... Read on »
FDA Recalls Synthes Vertebral Implant and Issues 2 Warnings to Other Companies And Still No System To Intellectually Handle the by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Wed 03 Feb 2010 9:52pm Ok I’m going to take the opportunity to once more mention how recalls could be handled.  Hospitals have registries of products but sometimes things can and do get missed, and people die being implanted with devices that were not pulled and used by mistake.  Actually I have a little campaign going on here to use Tags to solve this issue.  I even ... Read on »
Does It Ever Stop–Johnson and Johnson Recall of Insulin Cartridges And an FDA Warning Letter on the Cordis Stents by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Wed 09 Mar 2011 3:08am There have been adverse events reported but luckily no deaths on the insulin cartridges.  If you have one of their insulin pumps from the Animas unit, check it out and they truly are the big post child for getting bar codes on their drugs and devices.  The recall represents about 5% of their product out there.  It was just last month tha ... Read on »
Delta Recalls Prompts Crib Warning to Parents by meta-DAD Patient Expert Posted Tue 21 Oct 2008 5:06pm The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has urged parents and caregivers to closely inspect the hardware and stability of their cribs to ensure all parts are in place and secure. This press release is on the heels of two seperate recalls for Delta Cribs (Delta Enterprise, Inc.) today due to an infant death. These two recalls inv ... Read on »