Hazards are Everywhere. We already know this. They are in the air, in our house, in our trash… and now, hazardous mail. We may be either receiving or sending hazardous mail on a regular basis. Have you ever ordered bleach through a delivery service? Imagine if it spilled on the delivery guy. When we think … Continue reading Hazardous Mail
The City of Beverly Hills is hosting its annual Household Hazardous Waste and E-Waste Roundup!! When: Saturday, September 15, 2018, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Where: West Third Street, between Foothill Road and Civic Center Drive. Household Hazardous Waste cannot be discarded in your regular trash can. Included in this category are any items … Continue reading Too Toxic To Trash Event in Beverly Hills
There are about 80,000 chemicals in commercial use in the United States, and only about 2% of those have been assessed for their safety.
CVS Health 12 Hour Sinus Relief Nasal Mist, a clear, colorless liquid in a spray bottle with a nozzle that fits up your nostril, is having problems with lot number 173089J. There was microbiological contamination in that lot. The microbe contamination was identified as Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Holly Hill, FL, Product Quest Manufacturing (“Product Quest”) is voluntarily recalling … Continue reading Product Recall: CVS Health 12 Hour Sinus Relief Nasal Mist
Medical Identity Theft is on the rise. Security experts say that cyber criminals are increasingly targeting the $3 trillion U.S. healthcare industry. According to a survey by the Ponemon Institute Think Tank, the percentage of reported criminal cyber attacks on healthcare organizations has risen to 40 percent in 2013 from 20 percent in 2009. What … Continue reading Doctor, I’m Just Not Myself.
Teva Pharmaceuticals USA today confirmed a voluntary recall to the consumer / user level of 29 lots of single and 51 lots of combination valsartan medicines . The products subject to recall are packed in bottles. These lots were distributed Nationwide to Teva’s Direct Accounts (Wholesale/Distributor/Retail/Repackagers/VA Pharmacy, et. al). These were distributed under the Actavis … Continue reading Product Recall: Valsartan
E-cigarettes are battery-operated devices that look like a real cigarette: kind of pen-shaped. Some look a bit different- those with refillable tanks, for example . There are nearly 500 brands of e-cigarettes on the market, in more than 7,000 flavors. All brands have the same basic mechanism: They have containers filled with liquid, ingredients vary … Continue reading The Scoop on E-Cigarettes
MyNicNaxs, LLC, Deltona, FL is voluntarily recalling all lots of dietary supplements distributed nationwide to consumers and stores. All lots means every bottle that went out of their warehouse, of every product they were selling. Unfortunately, they are not the first company who needed to recall weight loss and sexual enhancement products. These niches seem to … Continue reading Product Recall: MyNicNaxs.com
The handshake dates back to the 5th century B.C., in Greece. It was a symbol of peace, each man showing empty hands to prove he wasn’t carrying a weapon. Some claim that the handshake really started in Medieval Europe, where the knights would shake other’s hands in an attempt to shake loose hidden weapons. Whether … Continue reading Is Shaking Hands a Risky Business?
Fluticasone Propionate Nasal Spray USP 50 mcg per spray 120 Metered Sprays is used to treat seasonal allergic rhinitis and perennial allergic rhinitis. It is also perscribed for managing sinus pain and sinus pressure – the kind associated with allergic rhinitis for patients of certain ages. Fluticasone Recall: Apotex Corp., a company that produces Fluticasone … Continue reading Product Recall: Fluticasone Propionate Nasal Spray USP 50