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Recall: CRF Frozen Foods Expands to Include All Frozen Vegetable and Fruit Products
By Madhu Devireddy In News Posted May 6, 2016 0 Comments
Below is the full statement released by the FDA May 2, 2016. The FDA is expanding the recall to include all frozen vegetable and fruit products produced by CRF Frozen Foods due to possible health risks. To know more about the recall please read the article below & proceed to the link provided. The following […]
Heavy Backpacks Can Spell Chronic Back Pain for Children
By In Uncategorized Posted July 18, 2015 0 Comments
New York Times – April 23, 2012   My 11-year-old grandsons, Stefan and Tomas, weigh about 80 pounds each. On the 20-minute walk to their middle school and the uphill walk home, they carry backpacks that weigh about 12 pounds each, or 15 percent of their body weight. When extra books or clothing, a musical […]
FDA Issues Warning on Controversial MS Treatment
By In Uncategorized Posted July 18, 2015 0 Comments
HealthNews Daily – May 10, 2012   Doctors and patients need to be aware of the potential risk of injuries and death associated with an experimental treatment for multiple sclerosis called liberation therapy, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said in an alert issued Thursday. Liberation therapy is used to treat chronic cerebrospinal venous insufficiency […]
Recognize Early Signs of Autism
By In Uncategorized Posted July 18, 2015 0 Comments
HealthDay – May 4, 2012    Symptoms of autism can be difficult to recognize in very young children, especially in mild cases or in instances when a child has other mental or physical conditions. The U.S. National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke mentions these possible early symptoms of autism: No pointing or babbling by age 1, or the absence of saying […]
Whooping Cough Epidemic Declared in Washington State
By In Uncategorized Posted July 18, 2015 0 Comments
AP – May 10, 2012   Washington state’s worst outbreak of whooping cough in decades has prompted health officials to declare an epidemic, seek help from federal experts and urge residents to get vaccinated amid worry that cases of the highly contagious disease could spike much higher. It’s the first state to declare a whooping […]
Is Sunscreen Flammable?
By In Uncategorized Posted July 18, 2015 0 Comments
New York Times – June 6, 2012   News that a Massachusetts man suffered severe burns while using a backyard grill — just after applying sunscreen spray — has raised new fears about sunscreen products. But dermatologists and burn experts called it a freak occurrence caused not by the sunscreen itself, but by the fact […]
US Liver Transplants Declining
By In Uncategorized Posted July 18, 2015 0 Comments
Health.com – May 22, 2012   The number of liver transplants in the United States has decreased since 2006, a new study finds. Researchers said one reason for the decline is that harvesting livers after cardiac death has become more commonplace, and many of those livers end up being discarded after doctors determine the organs […]
Obesity-Linked Diabetes in Children ResistsTreatment
By In News Posted June 27, 2015 0 Comments
Obesity and the form of diabetes linked to it are taking an even worse toll on America’s youths than medical experts had realized. As obesity rates in children have climbed, so has the incidence of Type 2 diabetes, and a new study adds another worry: the disease progresses more rapidly in children than in adults and is harder to treat. “It’s […]
Rare Meningitis Cases at 26 in 5 States, 4 Deaths
By In News Posted June 27, 2015 0 Comments
An outbreak of a rare and deadly form of meningitis has now sickened 26 people in five states who received steroid injections mostly for back pain, health officials said Wednesday. Four people have died, and more cases are expected. Eighteen of the cases of fungal meningitis are in Tennessee where a Nashville clinic received the […]
Gluten-Free, Whether You Need It Or Not
By In News Posted June 27, 2015 0 Comments
Eat no wheat. That is the core, draconian commandment of a gluten-free diet, a prohibition that excises wide swaths of American cuisine — cupcakes, pizza, bread and macaroni and cheese, to name a few things. For the approximately one-in-a-hundred Americans who have a serious condition called celiac disease, that is an indisputably wise medical directive. Now medical […]
FDA Approves ‘Morning After’ Pill withough Prescription
By In News Posted June 27, 2015 0 Comments
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration late Tuesday approved the over-the-counter sale of Plan B One-Step, a version of the so-called “morning after” pill, for use as emergency contraception by girls and women aged 15 and older. The move ends years of debate over the issue, and follows a federal judge’s order earlier this month […]

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