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Herbicide Paraquat Linked to Parkinson’s Disease

Herbicide Paraquat Linked to Parkinson’s Disease

Paraquat, a highly toxic weed-killing herbicide, has been linked to Parkinson’s disease. Paraquat dichloride has been used in commercial farming and agriculture since its production in 1961. It is the deadliest herbicide on the market and has resulted in the death of at least 30 people in the United States in the past 30 years. [...]

Popular Baby Formulas Linked to NEC in Premature Babies

Popular Baby Formulas Linked to NEC in Premature Babies

The use of the popular baby formulas Enfamil and Similac has been linked to life-threatening cases of necrotizing enterocolitis, or NEC, in premature babies. Necrotizing enterocolitis is a disease that involves inflammation in the intestines of premature infants. The inflammation causes intestinal tissue to die and a perforation in the intestine may form. Through this [...]

Massive Recall of Philips Sleep Apnea CPAP Machines Over Cancer Concerns

Massive Recall of Philips Sleep Apnea CPAP Machines Over Cancer Concerns

Philips Respironics has recalled 3,400,000 of its sleep apnea machines, also known as Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) machines and ventilators. The recall includes specific Philips Bi-Level Positive Airway Pressure (Bi-Level PAP), Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) and mechanical ventilator devices to address potential health risks related to polyester-based polyurethane sound abatement foam that is [...]

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