29 May 2008

Last week, federal health officials announced a new monitoring system called Sentinel Initiative for assessing drugs which have been FDA-approved and then marketed. The plan is to use Medicare claims

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28 May 2008

Fen-Phen was withdrawn from the market in 1997 by request of the FDA. It was manufactured by Wyeth (previously known as American Home Products), a large pharmaceutical company based in

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22 May 2008

Nanotubes are microscopically tiny cylinders of carbon that are used to manufacture light and strong materials. They are used in tennis racquets, golf clubs and bicycles, for instance. They wer

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21 May 2008

A New Mexico ophthalmologist is facing a civil suit which alleges that one of his patients, one Martha Cardon aged 72, died after her cataract surgery in July

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16 May 2008

In April of this year, the Ohio Supreme Court issued a ruling on a 1997 Workers’ Compensation claim where an injured worker had been given only $2000 after breaking his

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14 May 2008

According to a posting this week on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTDS) website, Ford Motor Co. is recalling over 655,000 pick-up trucks because of a faulty hos

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8 May 2008

Gourmet Boutique, a New York food company, is voluntarily recalling 143 tons of meat and poultry. Federal food safety inspectors and Florida agriculture officials discovered that some of it is

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6 May 2008

The Supreme Court is sometimes referred to as SCOTUS, analogous to POTUS – Supreme Court (or President) Of The United States. It consists of the Chief Justice of t

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2 May 2008

On August 1, 2007, the eight-lane Minnesota bridge known as Bridge 9340 crumpled and fell into the Mississippi river during the evening rush hour. Vehicles and construction equipment fell into

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