Category: Health News

Raw Ground Turkey Linked to Salmonella Outbreak

Raw Ground Turkey Linked to Salmonella Outbreak

Over 200,000 pounds of raw ground turkey products with "use-by" dates in January 2021 are linked to an outbreak of Salmonella.

/ April 12, 2021
Surgical Mesh in Breast Reconstruction Linked to Higher Risks, FDA Warns

Surgical Mesh in Breast Reconstruction Linked to Higher Risks, FDA Warns

The FDA is warning that some surgical mesh products used in breast reconstruction could increase the risk of infections or another surgery.

/ April 6, 2021
University Pays $16 Million Settlement for BioJoint Knee Surgeries

University Pays $16 Million Settlement for BioJoint Knee Surgeries

The University of Missouri will pay a $16.2 million settlement to 22 people who had BioJoint knee surgeries, including some involving a veterinarian.

/ April 1, 2021
Kareem Mart Recalls Halva for Salmonella Risk

Kareem Mart Recalls Halva for Salmonella Risk

Kareem Mart has recalled flavored "Halva" sweet food treats because they may be contaminated with Salmonella bacteria.

/ March 29, 2021
FDA Warns Against Getting High on Benzedrex Nasal Inhalers

FDA Warns Against Getting High on Benzedrex Nasal Inhalers

People who abuse Benzedrex® nasal inhalers to get a methamphetamine-like high are at risk of serious, life-threatening heart and mental health problems, according to a new FDA warning.

/ March 25, 2021
Boston Scientific Pays $190 Million Vaginal Mesh Settlement to 47 States

Boston Scientific Pays $190 Million Vaginal Mesh Settlement to 47 States

Boston Scientific will pay a $190 million settlement to 47 states and D.C. for failing to warn people about the risks of transvaginal mesh.

/ March 24, 2021
Liver Failure Reports Are Rising in 'Real Water' Outbreak

Liver Failure Reports Are Rising in ‘Real Water’ Outbreak

Real Water Inc. has been hit by another lawsuit from a person who suffered liver failure after drinking Real Water® Alkalized Water.

/ March 23, 2021
Las Vegas Family Files 1st Real Water Lawsuit for Liver Damage

Las Vegas Family Files 1st Real Water Lawsuit for Liver Damage

A lawsuit has been filed by a family in Las Vegas, Nevada who developed liver problems after drinking Real Water® Alkaline Water.

/ March 22, 2021
'Real Water' Alkaline Water Linked to Hepatitis Outbreak in Nevada

‘Real Water’ Alkaline Water Linked to Hepatitis Outbreak in Nevada

Real Water Alkaline Water has been linked to an outbreak of non-viral hepatitis that hospitalized at least 5 young children in Nevada.

/ March 17, 2021
FDA Warns of High Risk of STAR Ankle Replacements Breaking

FDA Warns of High Risk of STAR Ankle Replacements Breaking

The FDA has issued a Safety Communication to warn patients about a high rate of fractures involving Stryker's STAR Ankle Replacement.

/ March 16, 2021