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SSRIs linked to increased risk of bleeding events, transfusions after surgery
People who use antidepressants known as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRI) and undergo surgery are more likely to have bleeding events, need transfusions, suffer from irregular heart functions, stay in the hospital longer, and die shortly after surgery than people
Mayflower, Arkansas, residents falling ill after ExxonMobil oil spill
ExxonMobil insists the air in the area just outside the epicenter of its Mayflower, Arkansas, pipeline breach is safe to breathe. Public health advocates, however, warn that even very low levels of fumes from the oil spill can affect populations
Another compounding pharmacy recalls all products after contaminant found in several drug compounds
Once again, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is ordering the recall of all sterile products manufactured by a compounding pharmacy, this time because visible particles were seen floating in several different compounds. The FDA says the potential health risks
Cost of diabetes rising as number of diabetics increases
The cost of diabetes rose more than 40 percent during the past five years, however the per-patient cost has remained roughly flat, according to new research that will be published in the April issue of Diabetes Care.
19-vehicle pileup in Maine blamed on winter storm Nemo
The giant winter storm meteorologists named Nemo is likely to blame for 19-vehicle pileup in Falmouth, Maine, authorities investigating the series of crashes said.
Bad brakes eyed as cause of deadly California bus crash
Authorities investigating the deadly bus crash on a California mountain highway are looking at the vehicle’s mechanical integrity, especially its brakes, in light of reports from the driver and surviving passengers, as well as a company history of brake problems
Bus driver could face charges for crashing into Boston bridge
Authorities investigating the crash of a chartered bus carrying several high school students and their chaperons into a Boston bridge Saturday night say that the bus did not belong on the road because the bridge clearance wasn’t of sufficient height.
At least 8 dead, 36 injured in California tour bus crash
A tour bus carrying passengers down a mountain road after a day of skiing at California’s Big Bear Mountain crashed Sunday evening, killing at least eight people and injuring more than three dozen others, some of them critically.
Cleanup on Mississippi River underway after oil barge collides with bridge
A barge carrying more than 80,000 gallons of oil struck a bridge in Vicksburg, Mississippi, Sunday, spilling an unknown amount of crude oil into the Mississippi River and creating bottlenecked traffic both on the heavily used waterway and on land.