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Sterile Drug Products by Bella Pharmaceuticals: Recall - Lack of Sterility Assurance

3:30 pm Eastern | U.S. News

Administration of a drug product intended to be sterile that is not sterile could result in serious infections that may be life-threatening.read more »

Sterile Drug Products from Vital Rx, dba Atlantic Pharmacy and Compounding: FDA Alert - Lack of Sterility Assurance

11:00 am Eastern | U.S. News

UPDATED 08/18/2017. Recall issued for all lots of all compounded injectable prescription medications. Administration of a non-sterile product intended to be sterile may result in serious and potentially life threatening infections or death.read more »

12 challenges, 1 person: You.

9:02 am Eastern | U.S. News

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Follow the Bitcoin to find victims of human trafficking

17 Aug 17:12 | U.S. News

A team of university researchers has devised the first automated techniques to identify ads potentially tied to human trafficking rings and link them to public information from Bitcoin - the primary payment method for online sex ads.read more »

Coke or Pepsi? Partner's choices can make you miserable

16 Aug 17:15 | U.S. News

It might not seem like a big deal if you like Coke while your partner likes Pepsi -- but new research suggests preferring different brands can affect our happiness in relationships more than shared interests or personality traits.read more »

Support Local Work - Become a Sierra Club Member Today

16 Aug 12:01 | U.S. News

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Zenith Alpha Thoracic Endovascular Graft by Cook Medical: Class I Recall - Potential Formation of Thrombus Inside Device

16 Aug 12:00 | U.S. News

Thrombus may form inside the device after implantation. Thrombosis or occlusion may lead to serious adverse health consequences, including death.read more »

HUD and Census Bureau Report Residential Construction Activity in July 2017

16 Aug 10:30 | U.S. News

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the U.S. Census Bureau jointly announced the following new residential construction statistics for July 2017.read more »

Lorazepam Oral Concentrate, USP 2mg/mL by Amneal Pharmaceuticals: Recall - Misprinted Dosing Droppers

16 Aug 07:00 | U.S. News

Significant probability of serious health consequences if more than the prescribed dose is dispensed, including: drowsiness causing trauma; increased anxiety; and risk of accidental injury to self or others.read more »

Responding to the violence in Charlottesville

15 Aug 14:52 | U.S. News

Dear Eric,

This weekend's events in Charlottesville were horrifying.

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High Use Of Electronic Cigarettes Seen In 8th-9th Graders In Oregon

15 Aug 12:10 | U.S. News

A study at Oregon Research Institute (ORI) shows that rates of electronic cigarette (e-cigarette) use among Oregon 8th and 9th graders is higher than seen in national samples, and that e-cigarette use is closely linked with use of marijuana and other tobacco products. read more »

Greenify your commute in September

12 Aug 11:04 | U.S. News

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It's our biggest challenge yet, are you in?

12 Aug 11:03 | SciTech

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Peter,

Are you up for Team Sierra's biggest challenge yet?

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Last Chance to Renew Your Expired Membership

11 Aug 08:48 | U.S. News

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FINAL NOTICE

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Pravastatin Sodium Tablets by International Laboratories: Recall - Mislabeling

10 Aug 16:00 | U.S. News

Common side effects of bupropion include: nausea, vomiting, dry mouth, headache, constipation, sweating, sore throat, diarrhea, dizziness, restlessness, blurry vision. Risk of allergic reactions are possible and could be life threatening.read more »

Liquid Products Manufactured by PharmaTech and Distributed by Leader Brand, Major Pharmaceuticals, and Rugby Laboratories: Recall - Possible Product Contamination

10 Aug 15:45 | U.S. News

Reports of B. cepacia infections in patients.read more »

Sterile Drug Products from Vital Rx, dba Atlantic Pharmacy and Compounding: FDA Alert - Lack of Sterility Assurance

10 Aug 11:00 | U.S. News

Administration of a non-sterile product intended to be sterile may result in serious and potentially life threatening infections or death.read more »

Liquid-filled Intragastric Balloon Systems: Letter to Healthcare Providers - Potential Risks

10 Aug 11:00 | U.S. News

Five reports of unanticipated deaths that occurred from 2016 to present, in patients with liquid-filled intragastric balloon systems used to treat obesity.read more »

DEADLINE: Stand with the Tribes fighting to stop the Keystone XL pipeline

9 Aug 15:19 | U.S. News

Take Action with the Sierra Club Today is Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples. Stand with the Tribes who fight to keep Keystone XL off of their land and away from their water. Submit a public comment against Keystone XL before Friday’s 5pm CT deadline!read more »

Join Us for the 2017 David Brower Dinner!

9 Aug 12:08 | U.S. News

Dear Robert,

This fall, claim your seat alongside other environmental activists at the 7th Annual David Brower Dinner, Saturday, October 7th, from 5 to 8 pm at San Francisco's Delancey Street Town Hall, 600 Embarcadero.

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HUD Reports 'Worst Case Housing Needs' Increased in 2015

9 Aug 10:30 | U.S. News

WASHINGTON - The number of very poor unsubsidized families struggling to pay their monthly rent and who may also be living in substandard housing increased between 2013 and 2015, according to a new report released today by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.read more »

Appalachian Trail Threatened by Pipelines

9 Aug 05:48 | SciTech

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Florida, here's a way to support wind energy

8 Aug 09:09 | U.S. News

Sierra Club: Use Choice For Change Support wind farms with Arcadia Powerread more »

Liquid Drug Products Manufactured by PharmaTech and Distributed by Rugby Laboratories and Possibly Other Companies: FDA Advisory - Not to Use

8 Aug 00:00 | U.S. News

Advisory due to Burkholderia cepacia contamination and the potential for severe patient infection.read more »

Balguti Kesaria Ayurvedic Medicine: FDA Warning - High Levels Of Lead

4 Aug 2017 | U.S. News

Exposure to lead can cause serious damage to the central nervous system, the kidneys and the immune system.read more »

System CS100, CS100i and CS300 Intra-Aortic Balloon Pumps by Datascope: Field Correction - Potential Electrical Test Failure Code

4 Aug 2017 | U.S. News

UPDATED 08/04/2017. Class I Recall issued. Risk of failure of the device to initiate therapy.read more »

Compounded Curcumin Emulsion Product for Injection by ImprimisRx: FDA Investigation - Serious Adverse Events Associated with Use

4 Aug 2017 | U.S. News

Drug products, including FDA-approved products, containing polyethylene glycol castor oil have been associated with severe and sometimes fatal hypersensitivity reactions.read more »

Diocto Liquid and Diocto Syrup by Rugby Laboratories: Recall - Possible Product Contamination

3 Aug 2017 | U.S. News

Use could result in serious or life-threatening infections in patients with compromised immune systems and in patients with chronic lung conditions such as cystic fibrosis.read more »

HUD Makes $38 Million Available to Fight Housing Discrimination

2 Aug 2017 | U.S. News

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced today it is making $38 million available to fight housing discrimination through the Department's Fair Housing Initiatives Program (FHIP).read more »

Your August SF Bay Chapter Bulletin

2 Aug 2017 | U.S. News

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Secretary Carson Announces Additional $179 Million to Help States Recover from 2015, 2016 Disasters

1 Aug 2017 | U.S. News

WASHINGTON - U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson today announced an additional $178.5 million to help hard-hit areas in several states recover from severe flooding that occurred in 2015 and 2016.read more »

Deadline: August 8 to win trip to Machu Picchu

1 Aug 2017 | U.S. News

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SUBMIT YOUR COMMENT: Scott Pruitt is at it again. . .

31 Jul 2017 | U.S. News

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Man of Steel 1 and Man of Steel 2: Recall - Undeclared Drug Ingredient

31 Jul 2017 | U.S. News

Use of product found to contained undeclared Sildenafil could result in death. The groups affected include men with diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, or heart disease.read more »

0.9 Percent Sodium Chloride Injection by ICU Medical: Recall - Presence of Particulate Matter

31 Jul 2017 | U.S. News

Injection of particulate matter could potentially lead to limited adverse events such as allergic reactions, local irritation and inflammation in organs or tissues, or other serious adverse health consequences.read more »

FINAL HOURS: Claim Your $100 Match

31 Jul 2017 | U.S. News

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Lynne, there's just a few hours left in Monthly Donor Month, and we need your help to keep up the pressure on Trump and Congress.

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Deanne, keep up the pressure with MATCHING GIFT

30 Jul 2017 | SciTech

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Compounded Triamicinolone and Moxifloxacin Product for Intravitreal Injection by Guardian Pharmacy Services: Alert to Health Professionals - Serious Adverse Events Reported

28 Jul 2017 | U.S. News

Patients had diminished visual function and adverse reactions after injection into the vitreous of the eye at the end of the cataract surgery procedure.read more »

Cyclobenzaprine HCl and Amantadine HCl by Apace Packaging: Recall - Potential Mislabeling

28 Jul 2017 | U.S. News

Unintentional dosing with Cyclobenzaprine HCl may potentially lead to the development of life-threatening serotonin syndrome, and other serious adverse events.read more »

Thank LA Metro for putting us on the road to electric buses!

27 Jul 2017 | U.S. News

Sierra Club advocates did it again! We just secured a commitment from LA Metros Board of Directors to completely electrify our region's bus system by 2030.

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HUD and Census Bureau Report New Residential Sales in June 2017

26 Jul 2017 | U.S. News

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the U.S. Census Bureau jointly announced the following new residential construction statistics for June 2017.read more »

Arctic Refuge Under Attack

26 Jul 2017 | SciTech

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Protect wildlife from seismic testing - your gift MATCHED

26 Jul 2017 | U.S. News

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Sterile Drug Products by Cantrell Drug Company: Recall - Lack of Sterility Assurance

25 Jul 2017 | U.S. News

Administration of a drug product intended to be sterile that is not sterile could result in serious infections that may be life-threatening.read more »

Help fight big banks that finance dirty energy with the Sierra Club credit card

25 Jul 2017 | U.S. News

Sierra Club: Use Choice For Change

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La Bri's Body Health Atomic and Xplode Capsules by EZ Weight Loss TX: Recall - Undeclared Drug Ingredient

25 Jul 2017 | U.S. News

Sibutramine is known to increase blood pressure and/or pulse rate in some patients and may present a risk for patients with a history of coronary artery disease, congestive heart failure, arrhythmias, or stroke.read more »

Social Media: Simplifying Surveillance

24 Jul 2017 | SciTech

The controversial Snap Map app enables Snapchat users to track their friends. This is the latest in a series of monitoring tools to be built on social media platforms. A new study assesses the benefits and risks associated with their use.read more »

Super Panther 7K by Ultra Shop Supplement: Recall - Undeclared Drug Ingredients

24 Jul 2017 | U.S. News

Consumers with diabetes, hypertension, high cholesterol or heart disease often take nitrates; concomitant use of nitrates and PDE-5 can lead to fatal cardiovascular collapse.read more »

Millennial Spending Habits Differ From Older Generations

21 Jul 2017 | U.S. News

Millennials are spending their money differently than older generations on things like groceries, gas, restaurants and travel, according to a new Bankrate.com report. read more »

Penumbra 3D Revascularization Device by Penumbra: Class I Recall - Wire Material May Break or Separate During Use

21 Jul 2017 | U.S. News

Fractured pieces of the delivery wire could be left inside the patient’s brain bloodstream. This or the attempts made to retrieve the fractured pieces can lead to serious adverse health consequences.read more »

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