The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a recall for nearly 500,000 pacemakers manufactured by St. Jude Medical (SJM), a subsidiary of Abbott. Pacemakers are implanted in one’s chest to control strange heart rhythms. In an effort to avoid superfluous surgeries, once the pacemaker is implanted,…

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has declared that those without a gallbladder should not use the drug, Viberzi. The medication is used to treat Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) with diarrhea. IBS is essentially the contracting of the large intestine, which causes a number of symptoms, such…

opiate abuse

In a startling new study by the Boston Medical Center that will surely help the numerous counties and states persecuting opioid manufactures and distributors for the nationwide addiction epidemic, it was shown that one in twelve doctors was paid personally by an opioid…

In a recent statement, Weyerhaeuser Timber said it would recollect all TJI-joists that were manufactured after December 1st, 2016.

  • TJI is Weyerhaeuser’s branded joist.
  • Joists are a type of lumber that is supposed to resist warping and allow for faster installation. They are used in most new…
opiate abuse

Experts are urging the president to declare a state of emergency due to the severity of the national opioid epidemic.

President Trump campaigned on a promise of stopping the nation-wide crisis, which killed 33,000 people in 2015 alone. More Americans are addicted to painkillers…

In order to control their blood sugar levels, some diabetics use Invokana, the better-known name of the chemical canagliflozin. It is a sodium-glucose cotransporter-2. The drug functions as a cell function inhibitor. To lower the body’s blood sugar levels, Invokana helps the kidneys to reabsorb glucose in…