France, Canada Ban Textured Breast Implants Over Increased Cancer Risk

In terms of cosmetic surgery, breast implants are by far the most popular procedure. In 2018, over 313,000 breast augmentation…

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FDA Ending Controversial ‘Alternative Summary Reporting’ Program for Faulty Medical Devices

For decades, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has allowed certain medical device manufacturers including Covidien (now a division of…

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Is it Time for New U.S. Data Privacy Laws?

“If you’re not paying for the product, you are the product.” While this phrase actually pre-dates the internet, it has…

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FDA Investigates Potential Link between Vaping and Seizures

The Food and Drug Administration has reviewed 35 reports of seizures among e-cigarette users, mainly young people. The FDA is…

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Fisher-Price Rock ‘n Play Sleeper Linked to Numerous Infant Deaths

 

Update 4/12/19: Fisher-Price has announced a voluntary recall of 4.7 million Rock ‘n Play sleepers. Click here for more information…

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Nearly 70 Percent of Produce Sold in U.S. Contains Pesticide Residue

When people decide to eat healthy, fruits and vegetables are usually at the top of their grocery lists. But along…

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PFAS Contamination Threatens US Food Supply

PFAS contamination is one of the most emergent and serious environmental health threats facing us today. PFAS chemicals can be…

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Sterigenics Closed over Ethylene Oxide Emissions in Willowbrook, but Others Persist

Back in September of last year, news broke that the Sterigenics medical equipment sterilization facility was allegedly producing alarming levels…

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Tinnitus, Hearing Loss Regularly Top List of Most Prevalent Service Connected Disabilities

When we reflect of the toll that our military pays in service of their country, we often think of the…

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DNA Test Kits are a Terrible Idea for Consumers

A funny thing happened this past Christmas. My wife and I were enjoying the holidays at our in-laws, celebrating and…

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