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Epilepsy Drug Dilantin and Cerebellar Dysfunction

Dilantin is a medication used to treat epilepsy. The drug, which is known generically as phenytoin, is manufactured by Pfizer. Cerebellar dysfunction and toxicity...
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13-Year-Old Fatally Struck by Car in Queens

A traffic accident in Queens killed one 13-year-old girl and injured another. Police say the accident happened on Cross Bay Boulevard in Ozone Park...
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Some Nestle USA Products Recalled due to Possible Listeria Contamination

A voluntary recall has been initiated by Nestle USA, Inc. of its Nestle Drumstick Club 16 Count Variety Pack and 24 Count Vanilla Pack...


Medtronic Heart Pump Recalled due to Potentially Life-Threatening Flaws

On October 21, 2016, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced a recall for Medtronic subsidiary Heartware International’s Heartware Ventricular Assist Device (HVAD)...