The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) now believes there has been at least one case of hepatitis A illness in Washington State that may be linked to frozen berries sold at Costco.
Several types of Farm Rich, Market Day, and Schwan’s brand frozen food products – have been recalled due to possible contamination with E. coli. The products were distributed widely throughout Washington. The recalls are related to a national E. coli outbreak that sickened 27 people from 15 states, including a Pierce County woman in her 20s.
Bogus product! Danger! Health fraud alert! — You’ll never see these warnings on health products, but that’s what you ought to be thinking when you see claims like “miracle cure,” “revolutionary scientific breakthrough,” or “alternative to drugs or surgery.”
Researching breast implants can be overwhelming and confusing. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has online tools available to help women sort through the information and provides questions to consider before making the decision.
“Parents should remember that children don’t perceive toys the same way we do and often don’t use them as we might expect . . .If a toy can be misused, chewed on, eaten, swallowed or thrown at someone, it will be.”
The outbreak was first linked to Trader Joe’s Valencia Creamy Salted Peanut Butter, a Sunland product, which Trader Joe’s pulled from its shelves last week. According to the CDC, 30 people in 19 states have been infected with the outbreak strain Salmonella Bredeney, including 2 in Washington state.
FDA urges that oysters, clams, mussels, and some scallops products from Korea should be removed from the market
These products and any products made with them may have been exposed to human fecal waste and are potentially contaminated with norovirus, the FDA says.
Each prescription drug you take has a unique code that the government can use to track problems. But artificial hips and pacemakers? They are implanted without identification. In fact, the FDA doesn’t know how many devices are implanted into patients each year – it simply doesn’t track that data.
Infants’ Tylenol Oral Suspension, 1 oz. Grape, recalled after consumers reported difficulty using the product’s dosing system.
Products may contain stray tablets, capsules, or caplets from other drugs, or contain broken or chipped tablets, manufacturer says.
The best thing you can do to lower the chance of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) is to place your baby on his or her back to sleep, with nothing else in the crib or bassinet.
Laura Butler paid $30 for her decorative lenses and $2,000 in medical bills. And she nearly lost an eye.
Unlike most bacteria, Listeria germs can grow and spread in the refrigerator. So if you unknowingly refrigerate Listeria-contaminated food, the germs can contaminate your refrigerator and spread to other foods.
Oysters harvested between August 30 and September 19 may cause illness, Washington State Department of Health warns.