Blog Posts in July, 2018

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  • FDA Recalls Drug Valsartan due to Cancer-Causing Ingredient
    FDA Recalls Drug Valsartan due to Cancer-Causing Ingredient

    The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently forced a recall of several blood pressure and heart medications containing Valsartan after N-nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA) was found in the drugs. NDMA is ...

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  • Signs You May Have a Surgical Object Left in Your Body
    Signs You May Have a Surgical Object Left in Your Body

    Unintended retention of foreign objects (URFO) is far too common in the United States. Every year, thousands of people go in for an operation, only to later discover that their physician left a ...

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  • Improper Treatment of Ischemic Stroke
    Improper Treatment of Ischemic Stroke

    What Is Ischemic Stroke? Ischemic stroke (also commonly referred to as just “stroke”) occurs when fatty deposits inside a blood vessel coagulate and form a blood clot, preventing blood from getting to ...

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  • What to Do When Colon Cancer Is Misdiagnosed as IBS
    What to Do When Colon Cancer Is Misdiagnosed as IBS

    Common Symptoms of Colon Cancer and Irritable Bowel Syndrome Part of the reason so many people with colon cancer are initially diagnosed with IBS is that the two conditions share a variety of ...

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