Monthly Archives: November 2015

FDA Warns of Link Between Testosterone Medication and Heart Attacks

In a recent safety announcement, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) warned consumers about an increased risk of heart attack and stroke associated with prescription testosterone products. In most cases, these drugs are prescribed to men with lower testosterone levels due to certain medical conditions, such as disorders of the pituitary gland. According to […]

How Common Are Burn Injuries in Children?

Most parents go to great lengths to protect their children. They use outlet covers, anchor furniture to the wall, and take other “childproofing” measures in the home. Unfortunately, accidents can still occur. That Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that over 300 kids from birth to age 19 are seen in U.S. emergency […]