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MEDICAL DEVICE ALERA UPGRADED TO A CLASS I RECALL BY FDA

The FDA (Food and Drug Administration) has recently upgraded the recall of Alere INRatio and INRatio2 Monitor systems to a Class I recall. This means that there is a probability that using the Alere system will cause serious health consequences or possibly lead to death.

MEDICAL DEVICE ALERA UPGRADED TO A CLASS I RECALL BY FDA2021-04-15T14:05:15-04:00

Hazards Lurking In The Toy Aisle This Holiday Season

Parents and caregivers should be aware that many toy hazards can be found on toy shelves this holiday season. Some dangers may be evident, however many hidden hazards exist.   Please be sure you are informed about what hazards to look for, and importantly –

Hazards Lurking In The Toy Aisle This Holiday Season2021-04-16T14:12:45-04:00

Increase in Robotic Surgeries Raise Concerns

Robotic surgical equipment, now solely made in the United States by Intuitive surgical Inc. of Sunnyvale, Calif., has been a topic of controversy since its U.S Food and Drug Administration approval in 2000.   Recently at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, seven nurses and doctors

Increase in Robotic Surgeries Raise Concerns2021-04-15T14:35:18-04:00

EXPLOSIONS CAUSE MASSIVE TAKATA AIRBAG RECALLS

Nissan has recently increased the number of vehicles recalled in the United States for passenger airbags manufactured by the Japanese-based Takata. The massive airbag recall has affected over two dozen brands of vehicles in the United States.   Defective Takata airbags have been the subject

EXPLOSIONS CAUSE MASSIVE TAKATA AIRBAG RECALLS2021-04-16T13:59:47-04:00

Stroller Activity Trays Recalled Due To Strangulation Hazard

The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has issued a recall for about 860 Tray Vous™ snack and activity trays with connectors sold in the United States and Canada.   The opening between the recalled tray and stroller seat bottom allows an unharnessed child’s body to

Stroller Activity Trays Recalled Due To Strangulation Hazard2021-04-15T17:42:09-04:00

Child Deaths Lead to Beanbag Chair Recall

About 2.2 million bean bag chairs, made by Ace Bayou Corporation, are being recalled after two children were able to crawl inside, leading to their suffocation deaths.   The chairs are made with zippers, which are easily opened by curious youngsters. A 13-year-old boy from

Child Deaths Lead to Beanbag Chair Recall2021-04-15T14:08:22-04:00

Massachusetts sees an Overwhelming Jump in Hospital Mistakes

Within the last year, Massachusetts acute-care hospitals reported over 750 serious medical errors and patient injuries. This number is a 70 percent jump from previous years, causing concern for Hospital executives, as well as the patients and their families who were harmed by these errors.

Massachusetts sees an Overwhelming Jump in Hospital Mistakes2021-04-16T06:16:14-04:00

Former Emerson Student Sues for Mishandling of her Sexual Assault Case

Jillian Doherty, a former Emerson student filed a federal Title IX complaint against Emerson College on Friday August 8th.   Title IX is a section of the Federal Educational Amendments of 1972 that protects students from discrimination based on gender — and the Jeanne Clery

Former Emerson Student Sues for Mishandling of her Sexual Assault Case2021-04-15T15:22:24-04:00

Medical Devices – Injury Risks Can Be Significant

While technology advances, so do the prospects of healing the sick and repairing the disabled parts of our bodies. However, with progress comes costs ¾ the costs of the people injured and the lives lost by medical devices being designed and manufactured with defects and

Medical Devices – Injury Risks Can Be Significant2021-04-16T13:32:59-04:00

2 Year Old Boy At Daycare Dies In Fall From Roof

Daylan Walker, a 2-year-old who had been dropped off at a Columbia Road day care where he had started only two weeks earlier, somehow made his way to the roof of the building. Daylan fell from the roof in an unimaginable tragedy for his family.

2 Year Old Boy At Daycare Dies In Fall From Roof2021-04-15T15:03:13-04:00

Suspected Gas Explosion in Dorchester, MA Injures At Least 12 People

A suspected gas explosion last week damaged a multi-family house and initiated a three-alarm fire in Dorchester, Massachusetts.   The 2 1⁄2-story house is located at 27 Hansborough St., near Harvard Street and Blue Hill Avenue. At least 12 people were reported injured – some

Suspected Gas Explosion in Dorchester, MA Injures At Least 12 People2021-04-15T17:41:13-04:00
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