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What Should You Do if Your Medical Implant Gets Recalled?

by Staff Blogger | June 30th, 2020

People who take prescription and over-the-counter medications are at risk when those drugs are revealed to be dangerous. However, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the manufacturers can coordinate recalls, which removes the affected products from pharmacy shelves and alerts patients to stop taking the potentially harmful medications. But what happens to people

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FDA Says That Certain Hand Sanitizers Aren’t Safe

by Staff Blogger | June 23rd, 2020

Due to COVID-19, hand sanitizer has become an essential item for many Americans. Using it is a quick and easy way to kill germs after touching surfaces or being in public places. However, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently advised consumers to avoid or stop using all hand sanitizers manufactured by Eskbiochem SA

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Johnson & Johnson Pulls Talc Powder from the Market

by Staff Blogger | June 16th, 2020

In May 2020, Johnson & Johnson announced that it would stop selling its talc-based baby powder in American and Canadian markets after being hit with billions of dollars in judgments from lawsuits. Despite pulling the product from the market, Johnson & Johnson denies that the product is linked to health problems, including cancer. In 2018,

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What’s the Difference Between a Drug Injury and a Side Effect?

by Staff Blogger | June 9th, 2020

When you take a medication, you expect to get better, or at least experience relief from some of your symptoms. But many people can actually end up feeling worse—or develop new complications when taking a medication. How can patients know if they’ve experienced a drug injury or are simply experiencing a common side effect? The

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