Bed Bug Registry Does Not Check Reports For Accuracy is a free online site where people can go to report bed bugs from the United States and Canada. The site was founded in 2006 and has collected over 20,000 reports of bed bugs in over 12,000 locations. It is impossible to verify all the reports of bedbugs that are submitted but the owner […]

Similac Recall 2010: Lot Numbers

Simulac Powder Infant Formula RecallAbbott Laboratories is recalling millions of Similac formula cans Wednesday, due to possible insect contamination. This affect about 5 million powder formula brand from Similac that is sold in the United States, as well as Puerto Rico, Guam and a few Caribbean countries. Abbott’s spokesperson Melissa Brotz made this statement, “We […]

21 Year Old Man Dies On Board Norwegian Cruise Epic

A company statement for the Norwegian cruise ship called Epic, has confirmed that an unidentified 21-year-old man on board suffered a heart attack and died when the ship was about 40 miles from Miami. The heart attack was possibly caused by a fatal allergic reaction. Shocked passengers on board the 1,080-foot-long Epic, Norwegian Cruise Line’s […]

Quick Visit in ER Can Prevent Teen Alcohol Violence

Teens that are seen in the emergency room may benefit from a quick visit from a therapist. That therapist can be a real live human or a computer that gives the teen advice about alcohol consumption. A new study shows that teens that had some kind of brief intervention were less likely to be involved […]

New Legislation Will Require all Companies to Prove Chemical’s Safety

The House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee held its first hearing to evaluate a 34-year-old law related to toxic substances. The Toxic Substances and Control Act is under review after many environmental and public health leaders have asked for better, more updated policies. New legislation has been proposed and is being called the Toxic Chemicals Safety […]

Your Flu Shot This Year Will Be An All In One

As anticipated, the flu vaccine for the approaching flu season will protect against three strains of flu, including the 2009 H1N1 pandemic swine flu strain, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced Friday.Your Flu Shot This Year Will Be An All In OneThe news comes as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention officials […]

Positive Results For New Combo Obesity Drug Contrave

Pharmaceutical drug company Orexigen has had positive results with their new combo obesity drug Contrave. This two medicine treatment uses an anti-addiction drug and an anti depressant as a way to fight obesity. Researchers found that the drug helped reduce the cravings for sweet or starchy foods and that the anti depressant part of the […]

Wireless Sensor the End to Finger Pricks for Diabetics?

A new report in the journal, Science Translational Medicine, is leading to speculation that diabetics will soon not need to prick their finger for blood to test glucose levels. A team of medical researchers have developed a wireless implantable device which reads oxygen amounts in tissue to measure glucose levels. The team, consisting of professionals […]

Scientist Can Grow Joints Inside the Body Using Stem Cells

For the first time ever, a team of scientists has demonstrated it is possible to grow joints inside the body that are capable of full range movements and can bear weight by using a patient’s own stem cells, after damaged bone has been removed. The team used a computer that created artificial scaffolds that were […]

Alleged Murderer Saved By Liver Transplant

A New York man has received a new liver Friday after allegedly killing his wife and destroying his original liver in a botched attempt to commit suicide. Johnny Concepcion, 43, was witnessed to be leaving the scene of the murder of Jordania Sarita, 36, on July 5th. Sarita was later discovered to be stabbed at […]