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  • What to Do if a Drug or Medical Device You Use is Recalled
    What to Do if a Drug or Medical Device You Use is Recalled

    If you regularly use a prescription drug or have a medical device installed, you likely rely on that product to maintain your health. The medication or item could be a solution to a health issue you ...

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  • E-Cigarette Use Linked to Seizures & Other Neurological Symptoms
    E-Cigarette Use Linked to Seizures & Other Neurological Symptoms

    The FDA has recently released a statement to the general public warning of an increase in reports of seizures and other serious neurological symptoms associated with the use of e-cigarettes . The FDA ...

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  • FDA Publically Releases Six Million Medical Device Injuries Reports from Secret Database
    FDA Publically Releases Six Million Medical Device Injuries Reports from Secret Database

    The FDA just released millions of records from an internal, nonpublic database used by many medical device manufacturers for reporting adverse events that arise in connection with their products. ...

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  • Blood Pressure Medications Recalled Due to Risk of Cancer
    Blood Pressure Medications Recalled Due to Risk of Cancer

    The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has recalled several types of blood pressure medication due to the class of drugs’ identification as a possible carcinogen. These antihypertensive pills, ...

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  • Surgical Stapler and Surgical Staple Injuries
    Surgical Stapler and Surgical Staple Injuries

    The FDA has recently announced a safety review of surgical staplers. On March 8, 2019, the FDA sent medical providers a letter alerting them of the risks of the devices as well as safety ...

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  • High-Viscosity Bone Cement Complications
    High-Viscosity Bone Cement Complications

    Some patients who have complications from a Total Knee Replacement Surgery actually may be suffering due to the type of bone cement used in the surgery. Bone cement is an epoxy cement that is commonly ...

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