Researchers at the University of Montreal have linked use of antidepressants by pregnant women to miscarriages.
The study found that pregnant women taking antidepressant prescription medications for depression and anxiety, including selective [...]
A woman has filed a suit against Google after a car hit her while she was following walking directions provided by Google Maps.
Lauren Rosenberg, of Los Angeles, CA, used the Google Maps site on her Blackberry wireless device for walking directions [...]
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that Blacksmith Brands, Inc., of Tarrytown, NY, is voluntarily recalling all lots of four children’s medicines because of their manufacture at the dirty Fort Washington, PA plant of [...]
4,000 echocardiograms performed in the last three years at Harlem Hospital in New York City were never read by a cardiologist due to understaffing, according to an article in The New York Times.
An echocardiogram is a test that uses sound waves [...]
GMAC Insurance released results from its 2010 National Drivers Test today, showing that 1 in 5 licensed drivers – roughly 38 million Americans – would not pass a written drivers test exam if taken today.
5,202 licensed drivers in [...]
Blacksmith Brands, Inc., in cooperation with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), announced a voluntary recall of four children’s products in the PediaCare line.
The products are sold exclusively in the U.S. and manufactured by [...]
Hoover Inc., in cooperation with the CPSC, announced a voluntary recall of select Hoover WindTunnel vacuum cleaners due to a defect involving the power cord, which poses a fire and shock hazard.
To this date, the company has received three [...]
Cost Plus Inc., voluntarily recalled Moroccan tea glasses, in cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), because they contain high levels of lead in the exterior coloring. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children [...]
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced today that it is requiring manufacturers of the weight loss drug Orlistat, marketed as over-the-counter (OTC) alli and prescription Xenical, to change the drug labeling to include new safety [...]
Results of recent studies linking popular Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) to broken bones have prompted the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to issue a warning today about the drugs and announce that manufacturers will change product labeling [...]