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Prescription and over-the-counter medicines can be equally dangerous when they are not properly tested before becoming available to consumers. Ranitidine hydrochloride, brand name Zantac, has been recalled due to high levels of N-Nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA), a human carcinogen that increases the consumer’s risk of cancer.
Working in agriculture in the United States is not without danger, as many workers are exposed to hazardous chemicals that can lead to debilitating and life-threatening diseases. Exposure to one particular chemical, the extensively studied and well-known herbicide Paraquat, has been linked to a significant rise in Parkinson’s disease cases among workers in the industry.
For patients who have experienced a hernia, the pain can be excruciating and debilitating. According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), over one million hernia repair surgeries are performed each year. Many hernia sufferers were told that a quick surgery with a hernia mesh implant would correct their hernias so they could return to normal life.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is alerting people who use Philips Respironics ventilators, BiPAP, and CPAP machines and their healthcare providers that recalled certain such defective medical devices due to potential health risks.