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Uloric Drug Safety Update: A Significantly Higher Risk Of Death Among Patients Using Gout Drug Uloric As Opposed To Allopurinol

Recent Findings Come From The CARES Trial, A Postmarketing Safety Study Requested By FDA Back When Uloric Was Approved In 2009   (Posted by Tom Lamb at DrugInjuryWatch.com)   At the recent American College of Cardiology (ACC) 2018 Annual Scientific … Continue reading

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Patient Safety Awareness Week sparks conversation about keeping patients free from harm

CHICAGO (March 13, 2018) – Patient Safety Awareness Week, which is aimed at increasing awareness about patient safety among healthcare professionals and the public, will be observed the week of March 11-17, 2018. One goal of the week is to bring … Continue reading

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Florida Gov. Rick Scott Enrages NRA, Passes School Safety and Gun Violence Bill

Florida Gov. Rick Scott signed a broad bill intended to step up safety in schools and curtain gun violence on Friday. The legislation marks a major break from Republican tradition. Scott, himself a member of the GOP, rattled the National … Continue reading

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Boating Safety Tips for Spring

With spring rapidly approaching, our nation’s lakes, rivers, beaches, and bays will be filling up with kayaks, canoes, and sail boats. Whether you are hitting the water for fishing or recreation, it is essential that you practice proper boating safety. … Continue reading

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Causing harm in the name of safety: Political opposition to non-combustible tobacco products

In January a Food and Drug Administration advisory panel, the Tobacco Products Scientific Advisory Committee (TPSAC), voted 8-1 that the weight of scientific evidence shows that switching from cigarettes to an innovative, non-combustible tobacco product such as Philip Morris International’s … Continue reading

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