You should be aware that both the government and General Motors are telling vehicle owners that the General Motor’s recall website may not be listing all the cars that need recall repairs. To read more on this issue please click here.
Public Citizen recently said in a petition to the FDA that they should not allow over-the-counter benzocaine products to be marketed for treating teething in infants and toddlers because they can prompt a rare but potentially deadly adverse reaction.
Additionally, the FDA should require a warning about this adverse reaction on all other over the counter benzocaine products intended for use in older children and adults. To read the petition please click here.
Local nursing home launches investigation into allegations that a Blossom North employee punched a patient in the face. To read this troubling article please click here.
There have been many articles about the side effects of birth control and it’s possible contribution to a higher risk of breast cancer. Here is another interesting one to discuss from the Boston Globe.
Johnson & Johnson has responded to growing concerns over a medical device. To read the interesting article please click here.
In addition GM has agreed to give another $300,000 to each surviving spouse and dependent, as well as a sum of money that will be determined by the victims’ earning potential.
They have also indicate that they will not cap the total amount of money they will pay to the compensation fund. To read the entire article please click here.
Details emerging from the the GM inquiry. Findings include the fact that time and time again individuals failed to disclose critical pieces of information that could have most certainly changed the lives of those impacted by a faulty ignition switch. To read the entire article please click here.
A medical device company received a warning from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. To read the entire article please click here.
A $1.5 million settlement has been reached in the case of a Rock Hill assisted-living resident who was found smothered to death 2011. The resulting investigations determined she had been a victim of one of the people on staff that was supposed to be taking care of her. To read the entire disturbing story please click here.
Medtronic Inc., which is one of the world’s largest medical-device makers, was sued by Humana Inc. for allegedly marketing its Infuse bone-graft product for uses that were not approved by regulators. To read the entire article please click here.