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Trump Touts ‘Game-Changing’ Drug Cocktail For Coronavirus Linked To Fatal Arrhythmia

President Donald Trump touted a two-drug cocktail Saturday to battle coronavirus. But the medicines together have been linked to cardiac arrhythmia and sudden death. Concerned physicians responded to Trump’s tweet crowing about what could be “one of the biggest game-changers in the history of medicine” with warnings about the serious side effects — and urgent […]

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Amoeba From Tap Water in Neti Pot Tied to Fatal Brain Infection In Seattle Woman

A fatal brain infection reportedly took the life a Seattle woman who doctors believe improperly used a neti pot. The 69-year-old woman, whom health officials are not identifying due to medical privacy regulations, had been suffering from a chronic sinus infection, according to a report published in the International Journal of Infectious Diseases. In January, […]

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Boots investigated over great-grandfather's fatal pharmacy error

Regulators are investigating the actions of Boots after the death of a great-grandfather who was sent duplicate packs of prescription drugs. Richard “Tony” Lee took a week of extra pills dispensed in error shortly before his death in December 2016. The General Pharmaceutical Council, which regulates pharmacies, said it was investigating his daughter’s complaint. Boots […]