Category: Health News

B. Braun Halts Aesculap Knee Implants Due to 'Critical' Risk

B. Braun Halts Aesculap Knee Implants Due to ‘Critical’ Risk

B. Braun is warning surgeons to stop implanting certain Aesculap knee implants due to a "possible malfunction" that can cause them to loosen and fail prematurely, resulting in the need for another surgery.

/ November 19, 2020
Man Wins $9.3 Million After Unwanted Penis Surgery

Man Wins $9.3 Million After Unwanted Penis Surgery

Judges upheld a $9.3 million medical malpractice award to a man in California who was left impotent due to an unwanted penis surgery.

/ November 13, 2020
Mysterious E. coli Outbreaks May Be Linked to Romaine Lettuce

Mysterious E. coli Outbreaks May Be Linked to Romaine Lettuce

The holidays are here again — and yet again, romaine lettuce may be trying to kill us. Health officials are investigating 3 separate outbreaks.

/ November 12, 2020
Romaine Lettuce Sold at Walmart Linked to E. coli Outbreak

Romaine Lettuce Sold at Walmart Linked to E. coli Outbreak

Tanimura & Antle recalled romaine lettuce in 19 states after E. coli was found in a product from a Walmart in Michigan, where 2 illnesses were reported by health officials.

/ November 9, 2020
Natural Grocers Organic Elderberries Recalled for Salmonella Risk

Natural Grocers Recalls Organic Elderberries for Salmonella Risk

Natural Grocers stores in 20 states pulled Natural Grocers® Organic Elderberries due to a risk of Salmonella contamination.

/ November 3, 2020
GUM Paroex Mouthwash Recalled for Bacteria Contamination

GUM Paroex Mouthwash Recalled for Bacteria Contamination

GUM Paroex anti-gingivitis mouthwash was recalled due to a risk of bacteria contamination that could lead to life-threatening infections.

/ November 2, 2020
Deli Meat Linked to Deadly Listeria Outbreak in 3 States

Deli Meat Linked to Deadly Listeria Outbreak in 3 States

Italian-style deli meat is linked to a deadly Listeria outbreak in 3 states, with 9 people hospitalized and 1 death reported in Florida.

/ October 26, 2020
Ohio State Pays Another $5.8 Million in Sex Abuse Settlements

Ohio State Pays Another $5.8 Million in Sex Abuse Settlements

Ohio State University has agreed to settle another 23 lawsuits from student athletes who were sexually abused by Dr. Richard Strauss.

/ October 16, 2020
Organic Parsley and Herbes de Provence Recalled for Salmonella Risk

Organic Parsley and Herbes de Provence Recalled for Salmonella Risk

Walmart, World Market, and Safeway recalled certain types of organic parsley and Herbes de Provence due to a risk of Salmonella.

/ October 14, 2020
The Spice Hunter Seasonings Recalled for Salmonella Risk

The Spice Hunter Seasonings Recalled for Salmonella Risk

Dozens of spices and seasoning blends from The Spice Hunter® were recalled in 31 states due to a risk of Salmonella.

/ October 13, 2020