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Girl dies in parade auto accident

by fpw | December 9th, 2008

December 9, 2008 A girl died as the result of an auto accident that occurred during a Christmas parade Saturday, according to the Associated Press. The auto accident occurred when the 10-year-old auto accident victim was told to stop jumping off the trailer on which she was riding in during a Christmas parade. The girl

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Auto accident kills three

by fpw | December 2nd, 2008

December 2, 2008 An auto accident killed three people when the driver of a vehicle broke through the arms of a railroad crossing Saturday, according to WFTV. The auto accident occurred when the 22-year-old male driver drove his 1994 Buick through the safety arms of a railroad crossing and collided with an Amtrak train carrying

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HeartMate II product may cause medical device injuries

by fpw | November 6th, 2008

November 6, 2008 Thorteca Corporation has issued a warning regarding the HeartMate II Left Ventricular Assist Systems (HM II LVAS) with Catalogue No. 1355 or 102139, due to the risk of defective medical device injuries. The device’s percutaneous lead which connects the device to the systems controller could wear overtime and cause interruption in the

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Osteoporosis medication could cause drug injuries

by fpw | November 4th, 2008

November 4, 2008 Health Day reported that some popular osteoporosis medications could cause drug injuries such as a rare, but serious, cardiac side effect. A recent study shows that biophosphonates could increase the risk for drug injuries such as atrial fibulation, a heart condition that causes the heart to beat erratically, which could lead to

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