New Pure Hydrocodone Pain Killer Drug Being Developed Talking to the FDA About Application-Targeting 2013 For US Market New Pure Hydrocodone Pain Killer Drug Being Developed Talking to the FDA About Application-Targeting 2013 For US Market

This is kind of scary as to where we are going with pain killers.  One good thing though is that the...

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Monday, December 26, 2011

Merry Christmas from the Medical Quack(s) Merry Christmas from the Medical Quack(s)

You didn’t expect to see anything else here did you?  Have a great holiday and posts will be a littl...

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Sunday, December 25, 2011

CEO and founder of the French Poly Beast Implant Prothese Wanted by Interpol CEO and founder of the French Poly Beast Implant Prothese Wanted by Interpol

The implants are filled with an unapproved non-medical grade material said to be made for mattresses...

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Saturday, December 24, 2011

FDA Recalls St. Jude’s Riata Defibrillator Leads–Estimated 79,000 Patients in the US Implanted with the Device/Leads FDA Recalls St. Jude’s Riata Defibrillator Leads–Estimated 79,000 Patients in the US Implanted with the Device/Leads

Apparently they found the silicon covering on the leads is the issue and it could shock patients whe...

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Saturday, December 24, 2011

Nurses Hold One Day Strike at Long Beach Memorial and Miller’s Children’s Hospital Nurses Hold One Day Strike at Long Beach Memorial and Miller’s Children’s Hospital

The nurses have been without a contract for a few months now and are also talking about working conditions and other items needing attention...

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Thursday, December 22, 2011

US Senator Doesn’t Want Us Ingesting Caffeine With Aeroshot Breathable Caffeine US Senator Doesn’t Want Us Ingesting Caffeine With Aeroshot Breathable Caffeine

The product says you get the same amount of caffeine as you would in a Starbucks cup of coffee which...

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Thursday, December 22, 2011

Feed The Wards Video From ZDoggMD–His Christmas Wish Granted-Not On Call This Year! Feed The Wards Video From ZDoggMD–His Christmas Wish Granted-Not On Call This Year!

The doctor no problem here with working on a second career!  This so funny and I think one of his best as he an entire collection.  Use the ...

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Thursday, December 22, 2011

Shell Practices that Defraud Medicare–One Good Reason to Clean Up The Flawed Data on the Internet-Hunting Ground for Thieves Shell Practices that Defraud Medicare–One Good Reason to Clean Up The Flawed Data on the Internet-Hunting Ground for Thieves

If you read the Medical Quack often enough this is fairly common topic that comes up for me to write...

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Thursday, December 22, 2011

One more Johnson and Johnson Recall-Motrin That May Not Work-Where’s the BarCodes to Help Consumers, Drug Chains, Pharmacists, the FDA and So On… One more Johnson and Johnson Recall-Motrin That May Not Work-Where’s the BarCodes to Help Consumers, Drug Chains, Pharmacists, the FDA and So On…

Well they did do a trial on bar codes for baby wipes which give product information but in case of a...

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Thursday, December 22, 2011

Massachusetts Nurses Association Protesting Private Equity Company Cerberus Who Operates Steward Healthcare With More Concern for Profits Than Care Massachusetts Nurses Association Protesting Private Equity Company Cerberus Who Operates Steward Healthcare With More Concern for Profits Than Care

Many nurses made the trip to the Cerberus offices in New York to promote an “Occupy” type demonstrat...

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Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Prestige Brands to Acquire 17 Consumer Over the Counter Brands From Glaxo Prestige Brands to Acquire 17 Consumer Over the Counter Brands From Glaxo

This seems to make sense as Prestige already had a large number of consumer products already and tha...

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Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Hawaii Medical Center Closes Emergency Rooms As New Buyer for the Facility Fell Through And Facilities Will Be Closed When All Patients Have Been Transferred Hawaii Medical Center Closes Emergency Rooms As New Buyer for the Facility Fell Through And Facilities Will Be Closed When All Patients Have Been Transferred

Back in October the hospital stated they may have to close and the ER rooms are the first stage of t...

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Monday, December 19, 2011

HealthVault Free Mobile App For Windows Phone Is Out from the Zune Store To Download & Got My Ducks Updated HealthVault Free Mobile App For Windows Phone Is Out from the Zune Store To Download & Got My Ducks Updated

This is pretty neat and loaded it up on my phone and off I go.  It’s pretty straight forward and wor...

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Monday, December 19, 2011

FDA Issues a Cease and Desist Sperm Order To A California Man Who Was Giving It Away on the Internet To Couples Who Could Not Afford to Pay But Wanted a Child FDA Issues a Cease and Desist Sperm Order To A California Man Who Was Giving It Away on the Internet To Couples Who Could Not Afford to Pay But Wanted a Child

That’s right you can’t give this away, you have to pay for it <grin>.  This is what the FDA sa...

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Monday, December 19, 2011

“Generic Medical Devices” FDA Approved Doctor Preferred Orthopedic Implants Made in the USA Costing 50% Less “Generic Medical Devices” FDA Approved Doctor Preferred Orthopedic Implants Made in the USA Costing 50% Less

This is kind of a “no brainer” as far as the cost side as we all know we pay less for generic drugs ...

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Monday, December 19, 2011

EyeNetra–Eye Exams in the Palm of Your Hand With a Smart Phone Using Similar Optical Technology as With Bar Codes–Video EyeNetra–Eye Exams in the Palm of Your Hand With a Smart Phone Using Similar Optical Technology as With Bar Codes–Video

This company has evolved out of the MIT labs.  This is amazing that for as little as $2.00  you can ...

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Saturday, December 17, 2011

An Unexpected Place for Healing for a Young Woman in a Senior Citizens Home-TED Video An Unexpected Place for Healing for a Young Woman in a Senior Citizens Home-TED Video

This is a great video that Ramona Pierson tells about her recovery at a Senior Citizens home.  She w...

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Saturday, December 17, 2011

Wellpoint to Bankroll Use of IBM Watson at Cedar Sinai Medical Center to Research Cancer Data/Information To Provide Guidance for Physicians Wellpoint to Bankroll Use of IBM Watson at Cedar Sinai Medical Center to Research Cancer Data/Information To Provide Guidance for Physicians

After having made their initial investment with IBM, Wellpoint is looking for areas to use the new “...

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Saturday, December 17, 2011

Flawed Data–Mined by Corporations Online Provides Background Checks Riddled With Errors–Attack of the Killer Algorithms Part 7 Flawed Data–Mined by Corporations Online Provides Background Checks Riddled With Errors–Attack of the Killer Algorithms Part 7

Slowly but surely this blog is becoming the “Quack Data” reference I feel.  Here’s another situation...

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Friday, December 16, 2011
 
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