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Childhood Leukemia Drug In Seriously Short Supply
2012-02-15 11:48:04

Methotrexate, a lifesaving drug used to treat childhood leukemia and rheumatoid arthritis, is in such short supply that hospitals across the country fear supplies could be exhausted in just a few weeks, leaving thousands of children at risk, health officials say.

Egg Recall Affects 34 States
2012-02-05 07:48:53

A Minnesota-based food company is recalling more than a million hard-cooked eggs distributed to 34 states after testing of the product revealed possible contamination from Listeria monocytogenes bacteria.

2011-12-30 16:00:00

MDLSV now offering Xeomin for the temporary improvement in the appearance of moderate to severe glabellar lines (frown lines), months before the full national release, due to the elite status

FDA Sent French Breast Implant Maker PIP Warning In 2000
2011-12-28 06:13:49

It has been discovered that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has known about problems with French breast implant manufacturer Poly Implant Prothese (PIP) at La Seyne Sur Mer, since sending an investigator in May, 2000.


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saggar
  • A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
The word 'saggar' may come from 'safeguard'.
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