Kaiser Permanente is the largest managed care organization in the United States. It is made up of three distinct but interdependent groups of entities: the Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc. (KFHP) and its regional operating subsidiaries; Kaiser Foundation Hospitals; and the regional Permanente Medical Groups. As of 2017, Kaiser Permanente operates in eight states (Hawaii, … Continue reading Kaiser Permanente
Kratom, or Mitragyna speciosa is a tropical evergreen tree in the coffee family. It is native to Southeast Asia and is indigenous to Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, and Papua New Guinea, where it has been used in traditional medicine since at least the 19th century. Kratom has some stimulant–like effects and opioid properties . Why is this kratom product being recalled? Maya Distribution, LLC of South Salt Lake City, Utah is voluntarily … Continue reading Product Recall: Dragon Kratom Powder and Encapsulation
Click here for a list of California locations where you can drop off your home generated medical waste. What is home generated medical waste? Home generated medical waste can refer to health care wastes that is created or stored at the home, such as: sharps waste – used medical needles, diabetic lancets and syringes. medicine … Continue reading How do I dispose of home generated medical waste?
LabCorp staff will make the specimen collection process as safe, quick, and comfortable as possible while safeguarding your dignity and privacy.
The products have been found to contain particulate matter that was confirmed to be glass within the vial.
The administration of a glass particulate, in an intravenous drug, can result in local irritation or swelling in the best case scenario. More serious outcomes would include blockage and clotting in blood vessels, which can be life-threatening.
From personal experience and from reading many customer reviews, I feel like I can vouch for the quality of service at Quest Diagnostics.
Their technicians are both skilled and compassionate and they really know their medical waste management protocols.
I check for Waste Containers and chat with the technicians when I need to get a test done. I walk out relieved because it wasn’t an ordeal, (maybe even a relatively pleasant experience), and impressed with their knowledge of lab protocol.
On January 31, 2018, Dr Reddy’s Laboratories initiated voluntary recall of over 80,000 bottles of Atorvastatin Calcium Tablets 10mg, 20mg and 40mg from the US market.
Lisinopril, also sold as Zestril and Prinivil, is an ACE inhibitor used for high blood pressure. In the past few years, Lisinopril has been linked to liver damage and liver failure. Both liver damage and liver failure are life-threatening and often fatal.
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Document Shredding, anyone?
The only things a guest should find in the room are the hotel-issued amenities. However, maids and supervisors and managers are all human, and so are the myriad guests who have occupied the room before you. There is always a likelihood that details have been overlooked, (at best) or plain neglected (at worst.) Humans carry germs. Even the best maid may touch your doorknob with her bare finger, or cross-contaminate with a glove used to clean a germy surface.