Silicone breast implants with a textured shell are associated with a 400-fold increased risk of a rare cancer compared to smooth silicone breast implants, according to a study in JAMA Oncology.
A resident of the Veterans' Home in southwest Fresno, California was diagnosed with Legionnaires' disease, a severe type of pneumonia.
The FDA is warning about the risk of deadly lung collapses (pneumothorax events) from feeding tube placement procedures.
The FDA is warning that cough-and-cold medications that contain opioids like codeine or hydrocodone should not be prescribed to children because the risk of side effects outweighs the benefits.
An ice cream recall announced last week has been expanded to include 26 brands that may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, a bacterium that causes severe foodborne illness.
A lawsuit was filed against a nursing home in Quincy, Illinois after 13 residents died of Legionnaires' disease and 61 more were sickened.
There’s a good chance millions of children in the U.S. will need to be tested for lead poisoning after a test kit used to diagnose the condition was found to produce false readings.