The Impact of E-Cigarettes on the Lung

E-cigarettes are a relatively new tobacco product that have been sold in the U.S. for about a decade The e-cigarettes currently in the U.S. marketplace have not been systemically reviewed by the Food and Drug Administration to determine their impact on lung health. While much

By |2021-04-16T06:07:09-04:00September 15, 2019|

Compounding Pharmacy Update

According to the Boston Globe, on at least two occasions in the past decade, Massachusetts pharmacy officials have displayed indifference in their supervision of a concerning Framingham compounding pharmacy (The New England Compounding Center) that is linked to the nationwide meningitis outbreak that has

By |2022-12-21T06:24:54-04:00November 20, 2012|

Meningitis Sister Company Issues Massive Product Recall

The sister company of Framingham’s New England Compounding Center (NECC) – Ameridose – recalled all of its products on October 31, 2012. According to health officials, the NECC is the source of fungus-contaminated steroid injections that have killed 28 people and sickened at least 363

By |2021-04-16T13:28:19-04:00November 1, 2012|

More Drugs May Be Linked to U.S. Meningitis Outbreak

On Monday, October 15, U.S. health regulators announced that two other drugs produced by the New England Compounding Center (NECC), of Framingham, Massachusetts, may be linked to the meningitis outbreak.   According to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), there is an ongoing investigation of

By |2021-04-16T13:38:39-04:00October 18, 2012|
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