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Jan 12

1/12/12 – Pediatricians to Parents: Watch Out for Button Batteries

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Pediatricians to Parents: Watch Out for Button Batteries January 12, 2012 – Parents are being warned about another dangerous product they may have never realized could pose an injury risk to their child— 2 centimeter lithium disc batteries.  Pediatricians across the nation have reported in increase in seeing more children who have swallowed these types […]

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Jan 12

1/12/12 – 490,000 Ford Vehicles Recalled Due to Defects

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490,000 Ford Vehicles Recalled Due to Defects January 12, 2012 – Ford Motor Co. has issued a recall of approximately 490,000 vehicles, including 205,896 Ford Freestar and Mercury Monterey minivans and 244,530 Ford Escape sport utility vehicles in the U.S., to fix defects that can cause fires or loss of power. The Freestar and Monterey […]

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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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