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Surgical Mishaps Still a Problem

According to a recent study by the Joint Commission, hospital errors pertaining to wrong patient and wrong site surgeries are still a problem, even 6
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Foodborne illness: What you need to know

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prvention (CDC) reported on Aug 13 in its Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report that the U.S. suffers 76 ...
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Does Tylenol Cause Asthma in Teens?

Results released this week in an international study suggest that adolescents who take acetaminophen, better known under the brand name Tylenol, have a higher risk ...
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Where Do You Store Produce In Your Fridge For Maximum Shelf Life?

Posted By Dr. Mercola | July 29 2010 Americans throw out 14 percent of the food they buy -- and that's before factoring in the leftover food you scrape ...
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Medical Devices Linked to 70,000 ER Visits

According to a study conducted by the FDA’s Center for Devices and Radiological Health, 70,000 kids visit the emergency room each year due to injuries ...
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Form of Viagara Found in Supplement

The product Joyful Slim Herb Supplement, marketed as a natural herb for weight loss was recalled by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) due to ...
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"Undercover" Patients Study Reveals Errors

Anyone who has spent very much time in the doctor’s office, is familiar with the long wait time and short face-to-face time with the doctor.  ...
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Baby Crib and Play Yard Recalled

The purpose and goal of the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is to protect the public from unreasonable risks of serious injury or death ...
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Food Safety News - July 15

SUPPORT VOICED FOR UK FOOD STANDARDS AGENCY On Monday reports began pouring out of England about Health Secretary Andrew Lansley's intention to disband the Food Standards ...
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Fireworks this 4th? Please Handle with Care

Nothing says summer-time-fourth-of-July fun like fireworks.  And while many communities around the country will have their own displays, lots of Independence Day revelers will still ...
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