Daikin Comfort Technologies Manufacturing Recalls Amana, Daikin, Goodman-Branded Air Conditioning and Heat Pump Packaged Units Due to Fire Hazard

Name of Product: Amana, Daikin, and Goodman branded air conditioning and heat pump packaged units Hazard: The unit’s serial plate can have incorrect electrical ratings which can lead to incorrect wirings being used, posing a fire hazard. Recall Date: June 13, 2024 Recall Details Description: This recall involves Amana, Daikin, and Goodman branded packaged air […]

June 17, 2024

Community Intervention for Opioid Overdose Falls Flat, but Also Faced Challenges

There was little improvement in opioid-related overdose deaths with community-based interventions, according to a multisite trial, although the study met with several obstacles. In an intention-to-treat analysis, rates of opioid-related overdose deaths were similar between the intervention group and the control group (47.2 deaths vs. 51.7 per 100,000 population) across 67=study communities over a 12-month […]

June 17, 2024

Black Diamond Equipment Recalls Neve Strap Crampons and Accessory Kits Due to Fall Hazard

Name of Product: Neve Strap Crampons and Accessory Kits Hazard: The screws that connect the plastic heel cup to the aluminum heel unit of the crampon can loosen and allow the heel cup to detach from the crampon, posing a fall hazard. Recall Date: June 13, 2024 Units: About 350 (In addition, about 28 were […]

June 17, 2024

I Tried to Protect My Mother From Dying in Pain. The Law Robbed Her of That Dignity.

Melinek is a forensic pathologist. When my mother was 56 years old, she found out that her father had metastatic prostate cancer. She dropped everything, took leave from her job, and flew halfway across the globe to care for him in Israel. He’d had a prostatectomy for benign hyperplasia years before, but a PSA check […]

June 17, 2024

Southern Telecom Recalls Lomi Roll-On Waxing Kits Due to Fire, Burn and Shock Hazards

Name of Product: Lomi Roll-On Waxing Kits Hazard: The roll-on warmer’s power cord can overheat and short circuit, posing fire, burn, and electrical shock hazards. Recall Date: June 13, 2024 Recall Details Description: This recall involves the Lomi Roll-On Waxing Kit with Wax Cartridge & Wax Strips with model number LOMB2003PK. The recalled boxed kits […]

June 17, 2024

‘Only Side Effects Are Good Ones’: What We Heard This Week

“The only side effects are good ones.” — Dean Ornish, MD, of the University of California San Francisco, discussing an intensive lifestyle intervention that may help slow early Alzheimer’s disease. “We’ve become a more inclusive organization, a courageous ally to many — including myself — who had faced prejudice or discrimination simply because of who […]

June 16, 2024

Magnetic Chess Games Recalled Due to Ingestion Hazard; Violation of Federal Regulations for Toy Magnets; Sold Exclusively on Temu.com through Outad Good Life

Recalled 1 Set Puzzle Magnetic Battle Chess with 20 Magnetic Pieces Packaging of the recalled 1 Set Puzzle Magnetic Battle Chess Game (Front of Box) Recalled 1 Set Puzzle Magnetic Battle Chess Game contents Name of Product: 1 Set Puzzle “Magnetic”, “Magnetism”, or “Magnetism Intelligence Strategy Game” Magnetic Battle Chess Games Hazard: The recalled magnetic […]

June 16, 2024

H5N1 Is Highly Lethal, but Only in Some Animals. Scientists Want to Know Why.

In the last 2 years, bird flu has been blamed for the deaths of millions of wild and domestic birds worldwide. It’s killed legions of seals and sea lions, wiped out mink farms, and dispatched cats, dogs, skunks, foxes, and even a polar bear. But it seems to have hardly touched people. That’s “a little […]

June 16, 2024

Bambu Lab Recalls A1 3D Printers Due to Electric Shock and Fire Hazards

Recalled Bambu Lab A1 Printer “Bambu Lab” and “A1” are located on the x-axis motor QR code sticker on the rear of recalled 3D printer has “A” in the sixth digit Name of Product: Bambu Lab A1 3D printers Hazard: When the recalled 3D printer’s heatbed cable is bent or damaged, it can short-circuit and […]

June 16, 2024

Train Eyes so Myopia Doesn’t Get Worse? Nurse Intervention for BP Post-Stroke

TTHealthWatch is a weekly podcast from Texas Tech. In it, Elizabeth Tracey, director of electronic media for Johns Hopkins Medicine in Baltimore, and Rick Lange, MD, president of the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center in El Paso, look at the top medical stories of the week. This week’s topics include eye training to prevent […]

June 16, 2024

Retrospec Recalls Beaumont Plus ST Bikes with Disc Brakes Due to Crash and Injury Hazards

Recalled Beaumont Plus ST with Disc Brakes in Bluebird Recalled Beaumont Plus ST with Disc Brakes in Eggshell Recalled Beaumont Plus ST with Disc Brakes in Mint Recalled Beaumont Plus ST Bike label on bike frame Name of Product: Beaumont Plus ST Bikes with disc brakes Hazard: The front disc brake rotor and brake pads […]

June 16, 2024

How Did the Supreme Court Rule on Mifepristone?

The 24-hour news cycle is just as important to medicine as it is to politics, finance, or sports. At MedPage Today, new information is posted daily, but keeping up can be a challenge. As an aid for our readers, and for a little amusement, here is a 10-question quiz based on the news of the […]

June 16, 2024

Adven Group Recalls Nap Queen Sleep Victoria Hybrid Mattresses Due to Fire Hazard; Violation of Federal Mattress Flammability Regulations

Recalled Nap Queen Sleep Victoria Hybrid Mattress “Nap Queen Sleep”, “Victoria Hybrid,” the model number, and manufacture date appear on a white label sewn onto the mattress cover Name of Product: Nap Queen Sleep Victoria Hybrid Mattresses Hazard: The recalled mattresses violate mandatory federal flammability regulations for mattresses, posing a fire hazard to consumers. Recall […]

June 16, 2024

Solar storm slams Mars in eerie new NASA footage

The same gigantic sunspot that was responsible for triggering a historic geomagnetic storm on Earth in mid-May whipped up a legendary one for Mars a few days later. On May 20, data from Europe’s Solar Orbiter spacecraft showed that an estimated X12 solar flare — the strongest type on the flare classification scale — erupted […]

June 16, 2024
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Daikin Comfort Technologies Manufacturing Recalls Amana, Daikin, Goodman-Branded Air Conditioning and Heat Pump Packaged Units Due to Fire Hazard

Name of Product: Amana, Daikin, and Goodman branded air conditioning and heat pump packaged units Hazard: The unit’s serial plate can have incorrect electrical ratings which can lead to incorrect wirings being used, posing a fire hazard. Recall Date: June 13, 2024 Recall Details Description: This recall involves Amana, Daikin, and Goodman branded packaged air […]

June 17, 2024