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The Genuine Canadian Corporation recalls Baby B'gosh Quilted Hooded Jackets


The closure snaps may detach from the jacket resulting in a choking hazard for children.

FDA Is Making It Easier To Meet Required Extra Safety Measures for Certain FDA-Approved Drugs


By: Theresa Toigo, MBA, RPh For some FDA-approved drugs specific safety steps must be taken before the patient can receive the medication. These measures, which may involve the patient, health care providers and manufacturers, are part of an FDA-required program called a risk evaluation and mitigation strategy (REMS). They are specifically designed to help ensure […]

LTP Sports Group, Inc. recalls certain Norco youth bicycles with Samox AC-30 cranks


The bicycle crank can bend or break during normal riding, posing a fall hazard to the rider.

Dr. James Rourke receives the 2017 Calvin L. Gutkin Family Medicine Ambassador Award

“This is Our Watch”: FDA Supports Retailers in Keeping Tobacco Out of Youth’s Hands


By: Mitch Zeller, J.D. Each day in the United States, nearly 2,500 youth under age 18 smoke their first cigarette and more than 400 become daily cigarette smokers. In fact, more teenage boys light up a cigar each day (about 1,300) for the first time than light up a cigarette (about 1,100). Tobacco retailers – […]

The Source (Bell) Electronics Inc. recalls Nexxtech TV Mounts


The load bearing bolt that attaches the TV mounting plate to the arm may fail which could result in the television separating from the mount. If the television becomes separated from the mount, it may fall which could result in injury or property damage.

FDA Widens Scope of Navigator – Information Tool for Expanded Access


By: Scott Gottlieb, M.D. FDA is committed to expanding access to safe and effective treatment options for patients with rare, debilitating, and sometimes fatal diseases. These patients face unique medical challenges. Sometimes there isn’t an FDA-approved drug to adequately address the needs of a patient with a rare disease. Therefore, the agency needs to take […]

Expanded Recall: Kidde recalls Fire Extinguishers with Plastic Handles


The fire extinguisher can become clogged or require excessive force to discharge and can fail to activate during a fire emergency. In addition, the nozzle may detach with enough force to pose an impact hazard.

The CFPC Announces the 2017 Family Physicians of the Year

L. L. Bean recalls Toddler Sweater Fleece Pullovers


The snaps on the fleece pullovers can detach, posing a choking hazard.

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