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For many, taking a drug approved by the FDA brings feelings of safety and relief. After all, as patients, we assume that if a drug is on the market, it has been tested to the fullest extent and will not cause any unexpected side effects not listed on the label. No one wants to remain ill, so it is a comfort to take medicine with the intention of feeling better.
A new report from the NHTSA indicates that Florida is the most dangerous place for motorcyclists in the entire country. The five most dangerous counties in Florida for motorcyclists includes Hillsborough, Pinellas, Broward, Palm Beach, and Miami-Dade.
It is estimated that more than 250,000 heart bypass procedures are performed in the U.S. each year using heater-cooler devices. Unfortunately, the CDC and FDA have both issued important Health Alerts to patients, physicians, and hospitals regarding the potential risk of developing serious infection from certain heater-cooler devices commonly used during cardiac surgery.