Zika is a virus that can be transmitted primarily through the bite of an infected Aedes species mosquito. Zika outbreaks are currently happening in many countries, including parts of the Unites States. In this article we will review basic points of Zika infection including its symptoms, the way that it spreads, the potential implications [...]
Dream on Me Recalls Drop-Side Cribs Due to Entrapment, Suffocation, Laceration, and Fall Hazards On May 24, 2011, the Consumer Product Safety Commission in cooperation with Dream On Me, Inc., announced a voluntary recall of the Dream On Me Drop-Side Cribs due to potential hazards. The CPSC and Dream On Me are aware of 69 [...]
On April 5th, the Consumer Product Safety Commission and Key Baby LLC announced a voluntary recall of about 29,000 Pampers Natural Stages Infant Ortho and Bulb Pacifiers because the 'pacifiers fail to meet federal safety standards and pose a choking hazard to young children.' Click here for more details.
Yesterday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration took action against companies that manufacture, distribute, or market certain unapproved prescription oral cough, cold, and allergy products. For more information and the full article, please click here.
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The British Medical Journal published an article and editorial discrediting the findings of a study published in 1998 claiming a link between incidence of autism and childhood immunizations. According to the Journal, that study was based on falsified data. Read entire the Wall Street Journal article. http://on.wsj.com/fG8qDR
The Ritedose Corporation has recalled some single-dose vials of Albuterol Sulfate Inhalation Solution because an incorrect label could lead to a possible overdose. The recall includes 0.083% Albuterol Sulfate Inhalation Solution, 3 mL (in 25-, 30-, and 60-unit dose vials) because the 2.5 mg/3 mL single-use vials are mislabeled as containing 0.5 mg/3 mL. The [...]
FDA issued a voluntary recall of Benadryl FastMelt and Junior Strength Motrin.
Parents do not need to be concerned about the recent CDC health alert suspending the usage of GlaxoSmithKline Rotarix (Rotavirus) vaccine. Pediatric Associates DOES NOT use Rotarix. We use the vaccine ROTATEQ which is safe.