Category: Dangerous Drugs

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  • August
    16 2018

    Valsartan-Containing Drugs Recalled Due to Possible Carcinogenic Impurities

    The voluntary recall of valsartan-containing medications has recently been expanded to now include drugs made by nine different pharmaceutical companies.1 First announced on July 13th, this recall was triggered by findings of that some valsartan-containing drugs may have been contaminated by a substance associated with an increased cancer risk. This substance, n-nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA), has been […]

  • August
    14 2018

    A Look at Opioid Epidemic in Native American Communities: Tribes in Crisis

    The opioid epidemic is one of the biggest public health crises to hit the U.S. in recent history. While this crisis transcends socio-economic status, it has hit certain communities especially hard. One community that has been especially ravaged by the opioid epidemic is the Native American community. The Scope of the Opioid Crisis in Native […]