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McDonald’s Recalls Shrek™ Glasses
On June 4, 2010, McDonald’s issued a recall of all of their Shrek Forever After™ glasses. It was found that the paint on the exterior of the glasses contain cadmium. It is important to note that the glass itself was not contaminated. Cadmium is a soft metal found in dirt. … READ MORE
Baby Teeth Stem Cell Banking
Tylenol, Motrin, Zyrtec, Benadryl Recall
As of Friday, April 30, 2010, McNeil Pharmaceuticals issued a voluntary recall on brand name Tylenol (infants’ & children’s), Tylenol Plus, Motrin (infants’ & children’s), Zyrtec (children’s), and Benadryl (children’s – bubble gum flavor).
In a quality review, the company found several possible problems. Some of the medications had higher … READ MORE
Cadmium Jewelry Poisoning
What is Cadmium? Cadmium is a soft metal found in dirt. We all inhale microscopic amounts of this which don’t cause any harm. However, touching this metal in concentrated amounts is known to cause cancer, permanently lowers IQ in children, results in learning disabilities, causes kidney and bone damage. In
It’s Just the Flu, Isn’t It?
Swine Flu aka H1N1 Flu has everyone up in arms. Some people are fearful of the disease, others of the vaccine. Every day, after I examine their sick child, loving parents ask me, “Is it the Flu? Is it the bad one?” And if it’s not Swine Flu, I hear, … READ MORE