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    • Odor Reports Prompt Tylenol Recall

      Odor Reports Prompt Tylenol Recall

      Odor reports have prompted the voluntary recall of one lot of TYLENOL, Extra Strength Caplets in the U.S. The affected products were manufactured in February 2009.
      McNeil is taking this measure…

    • Recall Of Certain Salad Mixes Issued By Garden State Due To Listeria Risk

      Recall Of Certain Salad Mixes Issued By Garden State Due To Listeria Risk

      A voluntary recall of all Salad products has been issued by State Garden, due to potential contamination with Listeria monocytogenes.
      Listeria monocytogenes can cause serious and sometimes fatal…

    • Tortilla Soup Mix Recalled Due To Salmonella Contamination

      Tortilla Soup Mix Recalled Due To Salmonella Contamination

      Homemade Gourmet issued a voluntary recall of some packages of Tortilla Soup Mix, because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.

      Salmonella infections can be…

    • Another Yaz Birth Control Victim

      Another Yaz Birth Control Victim

      From Business Wire:
      NEW YORK — Wendy R. Fleishman of the national plaintiffs’ law firm Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP announced that Mae Walker today filed a personal injury…

    • Maclaren Stroller Defect Went Unfixed for Five Years

      Maclaren Stroller Defect Went Unfixed for Five Years

      From the New York Post:
      Maclaren knew for at least five years that its strollers could lop off a child’s finger, but did nothing about the dangerous defect until federal regulators all but forced…

    • Bayer Follows Google's Lead

      Bayer Follows Google's Lead

      Bayer’s Yaz is trying out a paid search format similar to that proposed by Google for products carrying black-box warnings.

      The Yaz-branded sponsored link appears in a yellow-highlighted box…

    • More Bayer Birth Control Dangers

      More Bayer Birth Control Dangers

      From Fox News:
      Within the past year both Christine Navarro and Robyn Dunn were rushed to the hospital with life threatening blood clots. At the time Christine was taking the Yaz birth control pill…

    • Bishops and Thugs: How the Catholic Church is Shaping Health Care Legislation

      Bishops and Thugs: How the Catholic Church is Shaping Health Care Legislation

      From MSNBC:
      WASHINGTON – Catholic bishops have emerged as a formidable force in the health care overhaul fight, using their clout with millions of Catholics and working behind the scenes in…

    • LAT: Headed to the Emergency Room? Bring a book…

      LAT: Headed to the Emergency Room? Bring a book…

      From the Los Angeles Times:
      The stereotype of hospital emergency rooms crowded with patients waiting endlessly to be seen by a doctor is true, according to a new study in Tuesday’s edition of…

    • Fearing a Flu Vaccine?

      Fearing a Flu Vaccine?

      From The New York Times:
      When I tell nonmedical friends that our clinic is vaccinating children against the H1N1 flu virus, here is what they say.
      With about half, it is something like: “Oh,…