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Non-Opioid alternative Limbrel recalled, patients and doctors confounded

It’s rare that a miracle drug lives up to the name, but for many patients non-opioid alternative Limbrel does. Colonel Hall spent nearly 30 years in the Marines. Up until just a few years ago, he suffered from arthritis, had two knee… Continue Reading

Avoiding a toxic workplace

These days, toxicity in the workplace doesn’t just describe Jamie's contentious relationship with Alex after one of them threw the other's lunch away. In 2018, toxic chemicals are a real threat in the environment, at home, and in our workspaces. Fatigue, difficulty… Continue Reading

Spike in Indiana children with cancer has parents seeking answers

When is a cancer diagnosis more than just a cancer diagnosis? When is the diagnosis part of a cancer cluster? How about when nearly 80 children, in one county, over a ten year period are diagnosed with cancer? You, me, and the… Continue Reading

Hypothyroid Medication Recall Issued

A recall has been issued for nearly 40 types of thyroid medication. The medications recalled are levothyroxine (LT4) and liothyronine (LT3) in the 15, 30, 60, 90, and 120 milligrams dosages. The medications would have been sold in 100-count bottles.

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Dangerous genital infection linked to common diabetes meds, FDA warns

A type 2 diabetes drug taken by nearly 2 million patients last year has led to “rare but serious genital infections”, and at least one death. The FDA is now requiring additional warning labels on the packaging of all sodium-glucose contransporter-2 (SGLT2)… Continue Reading

FDA issues recall of mislabeled blood pressure medication

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has recalled a popular blood pressure medication after it was found the drug was mislabeled, and actually contained another type of diuretic. Spironolactone, a medication used to treat congestive heart failure, was mistakenly labeled as blood… Continue Reading

Homemade slime leads to sticky situation

“But mom, everyone’s doing it!” We’ve all heard it, heck, we’ve said it ourselves. The desire to partake in the same fun and exciting activities as other kids is a tale as old as time. Though when you’re a creative and intelligent… Continue Reading

Are Phthalates and PFAS the new bisphenol A?

Bix box stores, manufacturers, and consumers have for the most part moved away from bisphenol A (BPA). Just over a decade ago, BPA could be found in any number of plastics including: plastic bottles, dental sealants, compact discs, and even children’s sippy… Continue Reading

Lake Okeechobee and its Toxic Algae

The Weather Channel took a trip to Florida's Lake Okeechobee for their latest documentary short titled "Toxic Lake". Their mission: a deep dive into the toxic algae that's poisoning marine life and swimmers, forcing beaches to close, and costing business owners millions of… Continue Reading

Crayons and other back to school supplies found to contain harmful toxins

The last few weeks of summer are upon us, and that means children across the country are just beginning a new school year. Most families have been preparing for the return the last few weeks by purchasing items from a list provided… Continue Reading

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