Recall of Injectable Antibiotic

The Food and Drug Administration has alerted medical professionals to the recall of an injectable antibiotic used for a variety of bacterial infections, due to floating particles found in a sample of the drug. Specs of metal, cotton fiber and hair were visibly found...

Why Doctors Order Unnecessary Scans

Doctors with a financial interest in magnetic resonance imaging (M.R.I.) machines may be more likely to order unnecessary scans for patients, according to a new Radiology study. Researchers found that more patients received M.R.I. scans that indicate nothing is...

Danger of Environmental Chemicals

Two top reproductive health organizations say the federal government is not doing enough to keep people safe from chemicals that cause a range of health problems, from birth defects to diabetes. The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) and the...