Archives for April, 2008
A group of leading pediatricians have petitioned the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to stop drug makers from marketing over-the-counter cough and cold remedies to children.
In some children, unintentional overdoses have caused heart rhythm changes, cardiopulmonary arrest, hallucinations, psychoses, hypertension and seizures, according to research cited in the petition.
“Over-the-counter cough and cold preparations are neither [...]
When a baby somehow gets in the wrong position to easily make its way down the birth canal, the MDs only solution is a cesarean section delivery. Chiropractic intervention may provide a far better solution than cesarean delivery.
A fine case in point comes from the recent success of a mother-to-be in the Monterey, California, area. [...]
The manufacturers of three widely-prescribed drugs for treating anemia have received letters from Congress asking them to stop advertising the drugs to consumers, and to report back to Congress about how the drugs are marketed and if kickbacks are being paid to physicians to prescribe them.
The letters from Congress were sent to Amgen, which markets [...]
The evidence continues to grow that Chiropractic may offer hope and help for children who have been diagnosed with Autism and resultant learning disabilities. Recent reports of children helped by cervical (upper neck area) and full spine adjustments is most encouraging.
Two groups of children receiving Chiropractic care for Autism were the subjects of a study [...]
The former Chief Medical Officer of Johnson & Johnson subsidiary Ethicon, Inc., has sued the company for wrongful dismissal, claiming he was fired unlawfully for insisting on recalls of products because of health and safety concerns.
Dr. Joel Lippman’s suit in a Middlesex County, N.J. court claims that during his 15 years in high ranking medical [...]
According to two recent studies, one in the U.S. and one in Canada, the massive increase in cardiac “intervention surgery” in recent years in both countries has flooded new millions of dollars into the bank accounts of hospitals and physicians but has not reduced the heart attack rate in either country.
Most coronary artery bypass surgeries [...]
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is sending more than 1,000 letters to pharmaceutical companies asking them to reevaluate the results of tests performed by MDS Pharma Services between 2000 and 2004 that were part of applications for approvals from the FDA. The drug companies have six months to comply. The agency said that [...]
Have you ever almost been run over by a child rolling along seemingly out ofcontrol on shoes with wheels?
The popularity of these shoes and the safety hazards they have been known tocause has lead some shopping mall proprietors to outlaw them in their stores. Some 4million pairs of these “wheeled shoes” have been sold, so [...]
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