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Nearly 30 percent of homes with young children have acetaminophen products stored unsafely, and nearly all homes included at least one expired medication, according to a research abstract presented Monday, Oct. 17, at the ...
Medications Oct 17, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
An American-owned battery plant in China will remain shut until the end of the year over fears it has caused lead poisoning in local children, the Shanghai Daily reported on Friday.
Health Sep 23, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(AP) -- Worried about bedbugs? Maybe you should be more concerned about the insecticides used to get rid of them.
Health Sep 22, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Cassava based products are establishing a growing foothold in the Australian health food market, however, new research shows that some imported products contain dangerous levels of the poison cyanide.
Health Sep 22, 2011 | not rated yet | 1
Drugs fed to animals to promote growth and prevent diseases may play a key role in the emergence of antibiotic resistant bacteria, microbiologists said Sunday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 19, 2011 | not rated yet | 4
The number of young children admitted to hospitals or seen in emergency departments because they unintentionally took a potentially toxic dose of medication has risen dramatically in recent years, according to a new Cincinnati ...
Health Sep 16, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
The face-freezing pharmaceutical injection Botox gained another medical use on Wednesday when the US government approved it for use in some patients with overactive bladder.
Medications Aug 24, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- Federal officials say one person has died from salmonella poisoning that appears to be linked to eating ground turkey, but the government is still investigating who produced the meat and has not initiated a recall.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 02, 2011 | not rated yet | 1
Mexican papayas tainted with salmonella have sickened 99 people in the United States, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Tuesday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jul 26, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(AP) -- In early May, John Meyer stayed at a lakeside hotel in Hamburg, Germany. He attended a business conference. He went sailing. And he became one of the few U.S. victims in one of the worst food poisoning ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jul 23, 2011 | not rated yet | 1
(AP) -- Health officials have confirmed the first American death tied to the food-poisoning outbreak in Europe.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jul 08, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- Egyptian sprout seeds blamed for a massive and deadly E. coli outbreak are still on the market and were shipped to more European countries than was previously believed, officials said Tuesday, as ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jul 05, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Administrative information can be useful for surveillance and understanding of alcohol-related harm in young people, states an article in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).
Health Jun 13, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Cedars-Sinai researchers have reported two advances in the understanding of Irritable Bowel Syndrome, the most common gastrointestinal disorder in the United States, affecting an estimated 30 million people.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 11, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Giving low-dose adrenaline to patients who have been bitten by a poisonous snake before treatment with the appropriate antivenom is safe and reduces the risk of acute severe reactions to the treatment, but giving promethazine ...
Other May 10, 2011 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0