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Jun 27

Announcement: Juul E-Cigarettes Banned in the US

By Bianca Brito

Announcement: Juul E-Cigarettes Banned in the US On June 23rd, 2022 the FDA officially banned the selling of the e-cigarettes manufactured by the popular brand, Juul Labs Inc. The FDA stated that the vape product company is unable to show sufficient information about the toxicological profile of the products regarding the chemical ingredients that can […]

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Jun 15

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

By Bianca Brito

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day Represented by the purple ribbon, World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD) is an initiative that was launched to acknowledge the abuse and neglect of older people within your community. In the US, approximately one in 10 elders have experienced abuse or neglect and around five million elders are abused every […]

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Jun 14

Medtronic HVAD Recall

By Bianca Brito

Medtronic HVAD Recall In April 2022 Medtronic issued a recall while notifying doctors and patients of an investigation of the HeartWare Ventricular Assist Device (HVAD), a device used to help the heart to continue pumping blood to the rest of the body. Previous to the most recent recall announcement, Medtronic stopped selling and distributing HVAD […]

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