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Health Canada Investigating 2 Allegations of Babies Burned by Banana Boat Sunscreen

Health Canada is investigating two cases where mothers alleged that their babies received second-degree burns after using Banana Boat sunscreen for children. This agency is also looking at a third similar case but has not yet revealed the age of the alleged victim. “We’re definitely looking into it and we’re taking [the cases] very seriously,” …

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U.S. FDA Approves First Generic Strattera for the Treatment of ADHD

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the first generic versions of Strattera (atomoxetine) to treat attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in pediatric and adult patients. Apotex Inc., Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc., Aurobindo Pharma Limited and Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Limited today gained approval to market atomoxetine in multiple strengths. “Today’s approvals mark an important step forward in …

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Volkswagen Recalls 2012-2014 Passat to Replace Driveshaft Heat Shield

NHTSA campaign No.: 17V309000. Manufacturer: Volkswagen Group of America. Components: Engine and engine cooling, power train. Potential number of units affected: 84,262. Summary: Volkswagen Group of America (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2012-2014 Passat vehicles, equipped with diesel engines and Direct-Shift Transmission. The vehicle’s underbody heat shield may not be long enough to protect the right …

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Golden Gourmet Recalls Frozen Waffle and Turkey Sausage Products Due to Possible Listeria Contamination

Golden Gourmet, an Americus, Ga. establishment, is recalling approximately 5,248 pounds of frozen entree products that may be adulterated with Listeria monocytogenes, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The frozen waffles with turkey sausage patty items were produced and packaged on December 21, 2016, December 28, 2016, December …

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Outdated Federal Rules Prevent Better, Safer Headlight Technology

Cars carry cameras, computers and warning signals to make travel safer, but one piece of outdated 20th-century technology poses a safety risk for drivers and pedestrians: headlights. About 2,500 pedestrians are killed at night every year crossing the road, in many cases because drivers can’t see them because their headlights don’t shine brightly enough, according …

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