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FDA Warning: OTC Muscle And Joint Pain Relievers May Cause Burns
2012-09-14 05:18:33

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Completing a jog in the early morning at the park. Using weights for strength training at the gym. These are just a few exercises that individuals can participate in to increase physical fitness. For those who are feeling sore muscles or have irritated joints after any strenuous physical activity, be wary of certain products that may cause more injury than necessary. In particular, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently...

2012-09-13 02:28:23

BALTIMORE, Sept. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ConvaTec, a world-leading developer of innovative medical technologies for community and hospital care, today announced the U.S. introduction of AQUACEL(®) Ag EXTRA(TM) wound dressing, incorporating the market-leading and proprietary Hydrofiber(®) Technology. The new dressing incorporates strengthening fibers, making it especially appropriate for managing highly exuding wounds when strength and absorbency is needed most. The dressing has been...

2012-08-23 23:01:03

On August 15th, 2012 the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection issued a burn ban suspending all residential burn permits, forest management, hazard abatement, and other industrial-type permitted burning. In January 2011, FairWarning reported that more than 2,000 children ages five and under suffered burn injuries from fireplace glass from 1999 to 2009, according to a federal estimate. On May 2nd 2011 a class action suit was filed (case no. 3:11-cv-02146-EDL) in federal court...

2012-08-20 10:22:52

DETROIT, Aug. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The critically acclaimed film 'BURN,' a feature-length documentary about Detroit and told through the eyes of the city's beleaguered firefighters, will receive its Motor City premiere on Friday, Sept. 28, at the Fillmore Detroit in downtown Detroit. A Q&A with director/producers Tom Putnam and Brenna Sanchez and Detroit firefighters from the film will be hosted by Detroit Free Press Editorial Page Editor Stephen Henderson immediately following the...

2012-08-14 23:00:08

InfiniteAloe® Advanced Formula Skin Care is being featured on the popular women´s empowerment show “The Balancing Act” on Lifetime Television. Jason P. Toms, Creator of the aloe vera based line of skin care products, appears on an episode of “The Balancing Act” airing on August 15, 2012 on Lifetime TV. Pompano Beach, FL (PRWEB) August 13, 2012 InfiniteAloe® Advanced Formula Skin Care is being featured on the popular women´s empowerment show...

2012-07-31 22:20:34

SEATTLE, Aug. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Cell Therapeutics, Inc. ("CTI" or the "Company") (NASDAQ and MTA: CTIC) today reported financial results and recent accomplishments for the second quarter of 2012. Recent Company Highlights European Commission grants conditional marketing authorization for Pixuvri as monotherapy for the treatment of adult patients with multiply relapsed or refractory aggressive non-Hodgkin B-cell lymphomas ("NHL") Steven E. Benner, M.D., M.H.S. named new Executive...

2012-07-28 23:02:30

The Southern Medical Association presents the 25th Annual Southern Region Burn Conference from November 16th to November 18th 2012 at Norfolk, Virginia. According to a January 2011 report by FairWarning, more than 2,000 children ages five and under suffered burn injuries from fireplace glass from 1999 to 2009 based on a federal estimate. On Jan. 23rd 2012, Fair Warning reported that, because of the increasing number of severely burned toddlers, gas fireplace makers offered a proposal to...

2012-07-16 14:02:10

In a collaboration among researchers at the University of Cincinnati (UC), Shriners Hospitals for Children—Cincinnati and Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, burn and skin specialists have shown that use of a pulsed-dye laser tool improves the appearance, texture and elasticity of burn scars. The study, published online ahead of print in the journal Dermatological Surgery, compared the use of the pulsed-dye laser and compression therapy on scars against compression therapy...

2012-06-28 23:01:17

On June 20th, 2012, the Phys.org published that in her upcoming article the human factors/ergonomics researcher Carol Pollack-Nelson explains how she called on the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) to require manufacturers to make glass-fronted gas fireplaces safer. In January 2011, FairWarning reported that more than 2,000 children ages five and under suffered burn injuries from fireplace glass from 1999 to 2009, according to a federal estimate. According to court documents, on...

2012-05-02 02:26:48

DEERFIELD, Ill., May 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Celebrity chef Spike Mendelsohn knows all too well the effects of a busy and hectic lifestyle - especially for a person with acid reflux disease (ARD). But while he's used to firing up the grill, Chef Spike has also had to learn how to turn down the heat on his heartburn associated with ARD. To raise awareness and understanding about the importance of managing heartburn symptoms of ARD, including through lifestyle modifications,( )Chef Spike is...