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Hip Implant Recalls and How They Work

When a company learns that there is a problem with one of its medical devices, it has a responsibility to alert consumers. The company will propose a correction or removal depending upon the situation. When the manufacturer does so, the FDA refers to this action as a “recall.” Medical devices are recalled when they are a…
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Vape Battery Starts Fire on Aircraft

The Transportation Safety Board of Canada recently completed an investigation into a fire that started in the baggage hold of a commercial airliner. A Boeing 737 was forced to make an emergency landing. After rising above 9,000 feet, a warning light indicated a fire in the cargo hold. The crew activated the fire suppression system…
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Faulty Medical Devices Part I: Thousands of Deaths Yearly

According to the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA), a new report indicates that faulty medical devices have led to 1.7 million injuries and more than 83,000 deaths throughout the world within the last decade. Details on the report and its findings are available here. Devices in Question Advances in medical-device technology hold tremendous…
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Be Aware of Dangerous Drugs and Defective Medical Devices

Dangerous drugs and defective medical devices can affect the body in many different ways. Graves McLain presents the following infographic to illustrate what some of these drugs and devices are, and how they can cause serious harm to users. null null
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Johnson & Johnson to Pay a Record $417 Million In Lawsuit Linking Baby Powder to Ovarian Cancer

A Los Angeles jury ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay $417 million to a woman suffering from ovarian cancer linked to the use of baby powder. The baby powder is linked to ovarian cancer when used regularly as a feminine hygiene product. The company that continuously failed to warn consumers of the potential risks associated…
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We Are Excited to Announce the Winner of the 2017 Graves McLain College Scholarship Essay Program!

At Graves McLain we are thrilled to be able to help students and members of the community succeed by offering programs like the Graves McLain College Scholarship Program. The program awards a $1,000 scholarship each year for the recipient to put towards tuition to pursue any field of study from an accredited college. This year’s…
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Hyundai is Recalling Over 978,000 Vehicles Due to Defective Seat Belts

Auto manufacturer Hyundai is recalling approximately 978,000 vehicles that may contain a dangerous safety defect. This recall is connected to the front seat belts detaching in a crash failing to hold occupants. According to Hyundai, the defective mechanisms in the recalled cars could cause the front car safety belts to release during a collision. Hyundai…
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Safety Alert Issued for Stryker LFit V40 Femoral Head Metal Hip Implant Components

Stryker Corporation has issued a safety alert warning to doctors and patients that one of their metal hip implant components may be defective and prone to high rates of failure. This is not the first time that metal hip implant devices manufactured by Stryker have posed a serious threat to patient safety. To date, Stryker…