Year: 2008

Smoking Cessation Drug Chantix: Emotional Side Effects

Smoking Cessation Drug Chantix: Emotional Side Effects Smoking cessation drug Chantix has been under scrutiny in recent months as links to dangerous side effects emerge. Made by drug manufacturer Pfizer, Chantix was approved by the FDA in 2006 and quickly became a top seller, amassing $883 million its first year on the market.   Chantix […]

Asbestos Legislation: Bruce Vento Ban Asbestos and Prevent Mesothelioma Act

Asbestos Legislation: Bruce Vento Ban Asbestos and Prevent Mesothelioma Act After six years, the U.S. Senate finally, and unanimously, passed Senator Patty Murray’s Ban Asbestos in America Act last October. The act prohibits asbestos where present at more than 1% by weight, calls for a public education campaign about the dangers of asbestos exposure, and […]

FDA Issues Public Health Advisory on Chantix: Agency requests that manufacturer add new safety warnings for smoking cessation drug

FDA Issues Public Health Advisory on Chantix: Agency requests that manufacturer add new safety warnings for smoking cessation drug The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today issued a Public Health Advisory to alert health care providers, patients, and caregivers to new safety warnings concerning Chantix (varenicline), a prescription medication used to help patients stop […]

FDA Issues Public Health Advisory on Chantix: Agency requests that manufacturer add new safety warnings for smoking cessation drug

FDA Issues Public Health Advisory on Chantix: Agency requests that manufacturer add new safety warnings for smoking cessation drug he U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today issued a Public Health Advisory to alert health care providers, patients, and caregivers to new safety warnings concerning Chantix (varenicline), a prescription medication used to help patients stop […]

CDC: Investigation of Progressive Inflammatory Neuropathy Among Swine Slaughterhouse Workers – Minnesota, 2007 & 2008

CDC: Investigation of Progressive Inflammatory Neuropathy Among Swine Slaughterhouse Workers – Minnesota, 2007 & 2008 On October 29, 2007, the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) was notified by a tertiary-care provider of unexplained neurologic illnesses among workers in a swine slaughterhouse (plant A) in southeast Minnesota. As a result, MDH initiated a detailed investigation at […]

Quality Pork Processor Worker Neurological Illnesses Update

Quality Pork Processor Worker Neurological Illnesses Update The Minnesota Department of Health has learned that the Indiana Department of Health and CDC are investigating illnesses in several plant workers at a pig slaughtering plant in Indiana to determine if their illnesses are similar to what has been found in Minnesota. MDH continues to investigate a […]

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