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When Dangerous Foreign Objects Are Surgically Implanted, Serious Complications Can Arise

by Staff Blogger | August 17th, 2021

Surgical implants are big business in the U.S. They’re used in a variety of manners, from cosmetic surgery to mobility improvements to even life-saving interventions. However, not all surgically implanted devices and objects are safe, and when they’re not, recipients can experience severe and even life-threatening complications. For example, some breast implants may cause an

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Weight Loss Dietary Supplements Recalled Due to Presence of Controlled Substance

by Staff Blogger | August 3rd, 2021

A California company called Je Dois L’avoir Boutique is recalling two of its dietary supplements designed to aid in weight loss. 365 Skinny High Intensity Pills and 365 Skinny Emergency Boutique are being recalled after it was found that they contained sibutramine, which is considered a controlled substance by the DEA due to the health

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12 Lots of Smoking Cessation Drug Recalled Due to Contamination

by Staff Blogger | July 27th, 2021

On July 16, 2021, Pfizer announced that it was recalling 12 lots of its smoking cessation drug Chantix due to the presence of a chemical that’s linked to an increased risk of cancer in humans. According to a press release by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, the recalled lots include two lots of 0.5mg

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How to Safely Manage Multiple Daily Medications

by Staff Blogger | June 29th, 2021

Around 70% of Americans take at least one prescription medication, and around half of people in the U.S. take at least two prescription drugs. Depending on their health status and conditions, some people may take far more medications than that, including some that must be taken multiple times per day. Although these medications may be

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