Six Sex-Based Reasons Why Aging Women Get More Mouth Wrinkles Than Aging Men

photo credit: nataliej “Mirror, mirror on the wall, who is the fairest of them all?” Aging men are the fairest in comparison to aging women! Have a look at the aging skin around the mouth. A sure tell-tale, mainly reserved for women, that aging is taking its toll on skin beauty is the appearance of… Continue reading Six Sex-Based Reasons Why Aging Women Get More Mouth Wrinkles Than Aging Men

Strangulation Hazard to Children: Recall of Roll-Up Blinds and Roman Shades

Did you know…? The U.S.  Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Window Covering Safety Council (WCSC) and Health Canada announced a voluntary recall to repair all roll-up blinds and Roman shades. which pose a potential strangulation hazard to young children. Canada: Canadians may obtain a free retrofit kit for Roman style fabric looped and flat panel… Continue reading Strangulation Hazard to Children: Recall of Roll-Up Blinds and Roman Shades

Chaotic Beverages: Keep Out of Reach of Children

Did you know…? Health Canada reports that your children may be at risk of adverse health consequences if they consume the unapproved or unauthorized Chaotic Beverages. Four products were pulled off the shelves in the stores across Canada. These drinks are connected to a trading card game, animated TV series and Web site. Company: Canadian… Continue reading Chaotic Beverages: Keep Out of Reach of Children

Natural/Herbal Weight-Loss Pills May Be Hazardous to Your Health

Did you know….? The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) informed us that at least 69 natural/herbal weight-loss pills may be hazardous to your health because they are tainted with prescription drugs or mixtures of drugs, including laxatives, diuretics, and anti-seizure medications. FDA does not approve or regulate these dietary supplements. Not all of the… Continue reading Natural/Herbal Weight-Loss Pills May Be Hazardous to Your Health

Unilever Recalls Possibly Contaminated Cans of Slim-Fast

Did you know…? On December 2, Unilever reported to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration that there may be possible bacterial contamination of the weight loss drink, Slim-Fast, due to a production problem in Covington, Tennesee. Ten million cans of these ready-to-drink products are being recalled by Unilever. Other Slim-Fast branded products, such as powdered… Continue reading Unilever Recalls Possibly Contaminated Cans of Slim-Fast

Foreign Particles Found In Certain Products

Did you know….? Health Canada reported that foreign particles such as non-latex rubber, stainless steel particles and fiber-like materials were found in some vials of 5 products made by Genzyme. Company: Genzyme Corporation facility in Boston, U.S. 5 Products: Cerezyme (the brand name for the drug imiglucerase), Fabrazyme (agalsidase beta), Myozyme (alglucosidase alfa), Aldurazyme (laronidase)… Continue reading Foreign Particles Found In Certain Products

Canadian Asthma Drug for Children Recalled

Did you know…? Health Canada announced yesterday that Zaditen, a prescription asthma drug for children is being recalled due to an inadequate amount of the active drug, ketotifen, in the drug as compared to the amount stated on the packaging label. Company:  Paladin Labs Inc., Montreal, Quebec, Canada Asthma Medication Recalled: Zaditen, lot No. 440494.… Continue reading Canadian Asthma Drug for Children Recalled