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B. Braun Voluntarily Recalls Seven Lots of Heparin Manufactured in 2008 Due to Supplier-Initiated Recall of Heparin Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (API)

Fri, 29 Oct 2010 12:59:00 -0500  Read More B. Braun Medical Inc. (B. Braun) was recently notified by its supplier, Scientific Protein Laboratories LLC (SPL), of a nationwide recall of a lot of Heparin Sodium USP Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (API) sold to B. Braun because additional testing of retained crude heparin samples used by SPL to […]

U.S. Sues Michigan Blue Cross Over Pricing

Link to article By ROBERT PEAR, Published: October 18, 2010 WASHINGTON — The Justice Department sued Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan on Monday, asserting that the company, the state’s dominant health insurer, had violated antitrust laws and secured a huge competitive advantage by forcing hospitals to charge higher prices to Blue Cross’s rivals. The […]

WebMD: "New Hepatitis C Drugs in the Works"

Click here for full article Hepatitis Health Center New Hepatitis C Drugs in the Works Study Show 2 Experimental Drugs Are Able to Reduce Virus Levels in Blood By Salynn Boyles WebMD Health News Reviewed by Laura J. Martin, MD Oct. 14, 2010 — The long wait for new drugs that cure hepatitis C virus […]

URGENT: Voluntary Market Withdrawal – September 23, 2010 Octagam [Immune Globulin Intravenous (Human)] 5% Liquid Preparation

Visit FDA link to learn more: <http://www.fda.gov/BiologicsBloodVaccines/SafetyAvailability/Recalls/ucm227133.htm>

Medical Alert: Shortage of DDAVP IV

NHF Medical Advisory #411: September 24, 2010 Shortage of DDAVP IV The Food and Drug Administration has issued a notice that there is currently a shortage of Desmopressin Acetate (DDAVP), Intravenous Formulation, due to increased demand and manufacturing delays. Three pharmaceutical companies currently distribute and market this product in the US.  Hospira reports that it […]

American Plasma Users Coalition, A-PLUS, Seeks FDA-Community Research Agenda to Enhance The Safety of Our Nation's Blood Supply

The Department of Health and Human Services, Advisory Committee on Blood Safety and Availability will be reviewing the current Food and Drug Administration (FDA) policy recommending that men wh have sex with another man (MSM) even one time since 1977 should be deferred indefinitely from donating blood. Click here for the Release

Joint Statement on Addressing the MSM Blood Ban by Groups Representing People Living with Hemophilia, Gay Men and People Living with HIV/AIDS

The Department of  Health & Human Services, Advisory Committee on Blood Safety and Availability will be reviewing the current Food and Drug Administration (FDA) policy recommending that men who have sex with another man (MSM) even one time since 1977 should be deferred indefinitely from donating blood.  Click here for the Press Release.

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Deep Breathing (Seated on the Floor) – Video

Breathing is essential for life and is one of our most vital functions. In yoga and other exercises, proper breathing brings more oxygen to the blood and to the brain, and controls Prana/Chi or the vital life energy. While breathing you strive to distribute your

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Spinal Twist – Video

The spinal twist stretches the muscles on one side of the back and abdomen while, at the same time, contracting the muscles on the other side.

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Shoulder Rolls – Video

Gentle shoulder rolls are an excellent way to release shoulder and neck tension and counteract shoulders that hunch forward. This posture can be done seated on the floor or in a chair. Benefits Gently stretches and improves flexibility in the shoulder joints. Strengthens muscles between shoulder blades. Relieves neck and shoulder tension. /p>

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