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Chrissie Cole

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…

Chrissie Cole

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…

Chrissie Cole

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…

Paul Kiesel

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…

Paul Kiesel

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…

Paul Kiesel

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,…

Paul Kiesel

Another Lawsuit Filed Against the Maker of "Yaz" Birth Control

From ChicagoNow:
A woman is suing the maker of Yaz birth control after the contraceptive allegedly caused her to develop gall stones.
Melissa Johnson is suing Bayer, the maker of the prescription…

Paul Kiesel

Birth Control Pills Almost Double the Risk of Stroke

From The Times of India:
According to a review article in MedLink Neurology by three Loyola University Health System neurologists, women who take birth control pills and also smoke, have high blood…

Paul Kiesel

Yaz: Riskier than Other Birth Control Pills?

Here’s another sad story about woman from the Bay Area that suffered from a stroke and, subsequently, was in a comma and then hospitalized for six months, after only taking Yaz for a month for…

Paul Kiesel

Bayer, Birth Control Products and Blood Clots: Every Young Woman's Nightmare

From Reuters:
Kent L. Klaudt of the national plaintiffs` law firm Lieff Cabraser Heimann &
Bernstein, LLP announced that Candice Atkinson today filed a personal injury
lawsuit against Bayer…