Jan 10

1/10/12 – Drugs Recalled After Possible Mix-up

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Drugs Recalled After Possible Mix-up January 10, 2012 – The FDA is advising patients to inspect pills produced by Endo Pharmaceuticals after the drugmaker Novartis announced that it will recall 1,645 lots of over the counter medications, including bottles of Excedrin, NoDoz, Bufferin and Gas-X.  The company says the bottles could contain stray pills from […]

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Dec 31

12/31/11 – Cosmetic Surgery Unregulated in Most States

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Cosmetic Surgery Unregulated in Most States December 31, 2011 – Many doctors have expanded their practices to provide cosmetic surgery procedures in response to a growing demand from patients as well as a decrease in insurance payouts.  While insurance companies and hospitals typically prohibit doctors from practicing outside of their specialties, only 21 states, including […]

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Dec 28

12/28/11 – Children’s Robes Recalled For Federal Flammability Standard Violation

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Children’s Robes Recalled For Federal Flammability Standard Violation December 28, 2011 – Hanna Andersson has issued a recall of about 1,000 children’s fleece robes that fail to meet the federal flammability standards for children’s sleepwear and pose a risk of burn injury to children. The robes are fluffy white 100% polyester fleece robes with large multi-color […]

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Dec 22

12/22/11 – Airplane Crash Kills Five

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Airplane Crash Kills Five December 22, 2011 – All five people onboard were killed in a small airplane crash Tuesday morning on Route 287 in northern New Jersey.  The plane went down near Exit 33 in Morris Township as it headed to Atlanta from Teterboro Airport. Air traffic controllers at the airport warned the pilot about […]

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Dec 19

12/19/11 – Boy Struck, Killed by SEPTA Train

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Boy Struck, Killed by SEPTA Train December 19, 2011 – A teenage boy was killed this afternoon in a train accident after being struck by a SEPTA commuter train near Hatboro.  The boy was walking near the rails just south of the Pennsylvania Turnpike overpass when the train hit him. He was rushed to Abington […]

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