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Primary Risk Factors for Heart Disease
One of the best ways to evaluate your heart health is to understand the main causes of heart disease. In doing so, you learn […]
September 8, 2020
Author Katy Moncivais, Ph.D.
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Drugs
Big Pharma: When Wealth Trumps Wellness
Martin Shkreli is commonly viewed as a pharmaceutical villain. He is remembered for his absolute disregard for the people his medications were designed to […]
September 3, 2020
Author Caitlin Hoff
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Health
Deep Vein Thrombosis and Other Risks of a Sedentary Lifestyle
People often view first-class seating on an airplane as a luxury purchase. But, first-class seating can actually prevent passengers from developing a serious health […]
September 1, 2020
Author Katy Moncivais, Ph.D.
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Health
How Bath Bombs May Secretly Be Hurting You
Taking a bath has many health benefits. For some, a bath helps relieve stress after a long workday. For others, a warm bath can […]
August 27, 2020
Author Caitlin Hoff
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Safety
7 Harmful Ingredients in Baby Care Products
Parents may be shocked to learn how many baby products contain harmful ingredients. The additives in products like teething rings have been linked to […]
August 25, 2020
Author Caitlin Hoff
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Health
I Have Cancer – Now What?
Learning that you have cancer is scary. There is no doubt about it. The sad truth is that more than a third of women, […]
August 20, 2020
Author Caitlin Hoff
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Drugs
The Business Side of Cancer Treatments
Receiving a cancer diagnosis is devastating news for any family to hear. What makes it even worse is the price tag that comes along […]
August 18, 2020
Author Katy Moncivais, Ph.D.
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Safety
6 Ways You Can Prevent Ovarian Cancer
The National Ovarian Cancer Coalition estimates 1 in every 78 women will develop ovarian cancer in her lifetime. More than 14,000 will die of […]
August 13, 2020
Author Caitlin Hoff
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Health
Most Common Open-Heart Surgery Complications
Coronary bypass surgery is a complex procedure.  Like any major surgery, it can lead to a number of life-threatening complications. This is especially true […]
August 11, 2020
Author Katy Moncivais, Ph.D.
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Drugs
DVT at 20: Why You Should Always Listen to Your Body
This post was contributed to ConsumerSafety.org by Morgan Statt. How do I describe the worst pain I've ever felt in my life? How do […]
August 6, 2020
Author Staff
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Drugs
NDMA, Cancer and Medical Drugs
NDMA (n-nitrosodimethylamine) is the probable human carcinogen behind a number of recent drug recalls. As of July 2020, NDMA has been found in blood […]
July 30, 2020
Author Katy Moncivais, Ph.D.
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Safety
Current Status of the Zantac Recall
Zantac is a brand name heartburn medication previously available in over-the-counter (OTC) and prescription forms. Before the recall, Zantac was commonly sold as generic […]
July 28, 2020
Author Katy Moncivais, Ph.D.
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