June 2007 Archive

Jun 27, 2007

The Consumer Products Safety Commission (CPSC) has issued a warning to beware of illegal fireworks and adhere to fireworks safety at all times. From 2000 to 2006, nearly 50 people died in fireworks-related accidents, with more than half caused by illegal products.

Jun 19, 2007

A new study has revealed a link between the use of antibiotics and the development of asthma in children. Results show that taking antibiotics within the first year of a child’s life could increase their chances of having asthma anywhere from 20 to 50 percent by the age of seven.

Jun 06, 2007

Preliminary results of a study released by GlaxoSmithKline in an effort to promote the heart safety of the diabetes drug, Avandia, may have just made matters worse. The data released did not ease doctors concerns over the drug, and may have added to the controversy over the drug.