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Craig Kelley

Breast Implants & Possible Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma

Back in 2011 the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) announced a possible link of breast implants to anaplastic large cell lymphoma (ALCL), which is a type of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma.  Since that time, the World Health Organization has come out […]

Craig Kelley

Abilify and Impulse Control Like Gambling Addiction

The latest drug linked to problems for patient consumers is Aripiprazole, and anti-psychotic medication better known under the names of Abilify, Abilify Maintena, and Aristada.  The  U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has come out with a warning that people […]

Craig Kelley

Nestle Drumstick Recall

Nestle is the latest food manufacturer to issue a recall of one of its product due to listeria contamination dangers.  The company’s  Drumstick ice cream cone is the product that tested positive in a Bakersfield, California manufacturing plant, so Nestle […]

Craig Kelley

FDA Bans Certain Antibacterial Soap Chemicals

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a decree to antibacterial soap manufacturers that they can no longer use certain chemicals in their antibacterial soaps because they believe they possibly do harm while not being any better than regular […]

Craig Kelley

Heartburn Drugs and Kidney Problems

We posted very recently that heartburn medications in the proton pump inhibitor (PPI) drug class, like Prilosec, Nexium, and Prevacid, have been linked to possible dementia and Alzheimer’s symptoms.  The drugs have also been linked to heart issues, and kidney […]

Craig Kelley

Sunflower Seed & Oriental Salad Recalls Due to Listeria Concerns

The latest listeria scare involves any product containing sunflower seeds made by a Minnesota company,  SunOpta, providing the product to brands like Sunrich Naturals and Planters.  There has also been a recall made for prepared salads sold in the produce […]

Craig Kelley

Beware of Diabetes Meds Containing Saxagliptin and Alogliptin

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued an updated warning on diabetes drugs containing the ingredients Saxagliptin and Alogliptin.  Drugs with these ingredients include those under the brand names Onglyza, Kombiglyze XR, Nesina, Kazano, and Oseni.  The FDA […]

Craig Kelley

Sunscreen Could Weaken Sperm

As the weather warms up and the urge to do any activity that involves sunshine revs up with spring and summer, often time the bottles and tubes of sunscreen come out.  There is a warning out about a side effect […]

Craig Kelley

Bumble Bee Tuna Recall

Bumble Bee Foods had to recall three different types of their company’s canned Chunk Light Tuna.  The recall includes their Bumble Bee Chunk Light Tuna in water (5 oz. can), their Bumble Bee Chunk Light Tuna in oil (5 oz. […]

Craig Kelley

Talcum Powder Linked to Ovarian Cancer Risk

As an update to our previously run blog regarding the use of talcum powder being linked to ovarian cancer in women, there is news of a ruling ordering Johnson & Johnson to pay 72 million dollars out for an ovarian […]