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Did You Wear Earplugs in the Military? You May Have Suffered Injuries.

by Staff Blogger | January 28th, 2020

The U.S. government purchased thousands of earplugs from Aearo Technologies, Inc., and 3M Company between 2003-2015. The earplugs are double-sided, with one side reducing noise levels while allowing servicemembers to hear verbal commands, and the other side blocking out all noise for protection during combat and training exercises. However, it was later revealed that the

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Important Statistics About Prescription Drugs in the U.S.

by Staff Blogger | January 21st, 2020

Prescription drugs have become a huge part of the average American’s life. They’re used for many purposes, including treating illnesses, managing pain, reducing symptoms of chronic conditions, improving mood, reducing anxiety, and much more. So, what can we learn by looking at statistics about prescription drugs? Because of their many uses, more and more people

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Store Your Medications Properly to Avoid Damage and Reduced Efficacy

by Staff Blogger | January 14th, 2020

There are many risks associated with taking medications, such as taking too much, too little, combining medications that shouldn’t be mixed, and taking a medication that’s been recalled. But did you know that medications can also be dangerous due to the way they are stored? Medications can pose dangers to patients due to both contamination

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Antidepressant Medication Recalled Due to Labeling Error

by Staff Blogger | January 7th, 2020

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently announced that a popular antidepressant medication is being recalled by its manufacturer due to a labeling error. The drug is called Mirtazapine, and it’s manufactured by Aurobindo Pharma USA, Inc., for treatment of major depressive disorder. It’s being recalled because bottles labeled as containing 7.5 mg dosages

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