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Why Zantac Is Being Pulled From Shelves

CVS recently announced that it’s pulling the heartburn medication Zantac from its shelves, alongside its store-brand generic. One of the companies that makes generic ranitidine, including the store brands for Rite-Aid, Walmart and Walgreens, is recalling its version. But the FDA says the drug is still safe to take,…Read more… Continue Reading at

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Honda and Acura Recall 1.1 Million Vehicles for Yet Another Takata Air Bag Issue

Recalls for Takata air-bag inflators with the potential to explode and spew shrapnel, and the more than 20 fatalities associated with them, have long outlasted even the company itself. After years of recalls and recalls on prior recalls, Honda’s North American arm announced Tuesday it’s recalling another 1.1 million…Read more… Continue Reading at

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Hyundai, Kia Recall 200,000 Vehicles for Fire Risk, Nearly 4 Million to Update Engine Software

Hyundai and Kia both recently issued big, and somewhat complicated, voluntary recalls in the U.S. for millions of 2011 to 2018 car models, which have been the subject of hundreds of reports about engine bay fires. Most of the recall, though, is just a software update to alert drivers that their engine might fail.Read more… […]

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There’s Now a Game-Style App With Incentives for Warning Others About Deadly Takata Airbags

More than 100 million vehicles worldwide had or have Takata airbags that could blow up, and, as of January, 22 deaths were linked to them. The recall has been going on for years, but so many people still have the airbags, Toyota partnered on an app with a “game design” and “incentives” to spread the […]

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Throw Out All Your Chopped Romaine Lettuce

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is currently urging consumers, restaurants, and retailers to throw out any chopped romaine lettuce. That includes store-bought chopped romaine lettuce in pre-made salad mixes. At least 35 people from 11 different states have been infected with E. coli, and the source has…Read more… Continue Reading at

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