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Melatonin Overdoses Spike Among New York Kids

Melatonin Overdose in New York

Mostly because of the mental effects on COVID-19 lockdowns, melatonin poisoning incidents have increased 600 percent. Sales of melatonin, a hormone which regulates the body’s natural sleep cycle, have increased…

Pharmaceuticals and Deceptive Advertising: When Can You Sue?

Pharmaceuticals and Deceptive Advertising: When Can You Sue? Pharmaceuticals are a multi-billion dollar industry in the United States. However, with that kind of money at stake, there are companies who…

Deodorants Recalled Over High Levels of Carcinogenic Benzene

Deodorant Recall Benzene

Under pressure from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), a holding company finally agreed to voluntarily take some tainted cosmetic products off the shelves. The HRB Brand-produced spray-on antiperspirant and…

FDA Issues New Xeljanz Warning

FDA Xeljanz Warning

For the third time in two years, the Food and Drug Administration has issued a safety warning about Pfizer’s powerful and popular arthritis/UC medicine. The latest warning is the strongest…

FDA Finds Cancer-Causing Agent in Metformin

FDA Cancer Metformin

The sudden recall of a popular diabetes drug because of NDMA contamination (cancer-causing agent) creates a cloud over the Food and Drug Administration’s entire review process. Time-Cap Labs Inc.’s generic…

Warned: Non-Medical COVID-19 Treatment Producers

Deceptive Drug Claims

The Federal Trade Commission and Food and Drug Administration recently told seven companies to either stop selling certain products or revise their claims. In a mass letter to Vital Silver,…

Medtronic Recalls Faulty Insulin Pumps

Medtronic Recalls Faulty Insulin Pumps

After evidence of a possible life-threatening defect came to light, Medtronic, the medical device giant issued an immediate recall for its MiniMed Insulin Pumps. The recall covers over 300,000 devices…

Government Recalls Diabetes Drug

Metformin Recall

After government inspectors found traces of a cancer-causing chemical in Metformin, the Food and Drug Administration ordered a recall of one of the most commonly-prescribed diabetes drugs in America. FDA…