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Tri-Ton by Dynamic Technical Formulations, LLC: Recall - Contains Andarine and Ostarine Drug Ingredients

22 May 14:50 | U.S. News

Use or consumption of products containing SARMs and anabolic steroid-like substances may cause acute liver injury, which is known to be a possible harmful effect of using steroid containing products.read more »

V60 Non-invasive Ventilator by Respironics: Class I Recall - Unexpected Device Shut Down

22 May 13:30 | U.S. News

Unexpected stop in ventilation therapy may cause serious adverse health consequences, including death.read more »

Who's your 5?

22 May 13:08 | U.S. News

Team Sierra

Dear Deanne,

It's the Sierra Club's 125th Anniversary, and for 21 years, you've been by our side as a loyal supporter!

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Gadolinium-based Contrast Agents for Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI): Drug Safety Communication - No Harmful Effects Identified With Brain Retention

22 May 09:00 | U.S. News

Health care professionals should continue to limit GBCA use to circumstances in which additional information provided by the contrast agent is necessary, and assess the necessity of repetitive MRIs with GBCAs.read more »

The Drought May be Ended

21 May 13:02 | U.S. News

Dear Eric,

The drought may be ended but our work to conserve California's water continues.

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Environmental Equity Summit hosted by Hip Hop for Change

19 May 19:46 | U.S. News

Dear Robert,

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New Report Finds Young People Troubled By Romantic Relationships, Sexual Harassment

18 May 11:09 | U.S. News

A new report suggests that many young people struggle with developing healthy romantic relationships and that rates of misogyny and sexual harassment among teens and young adults are alarmingly high. read more »

HUD Allocates Additional $163 Million to Help States and Local Governments Recover from 2015, 2016 Disasters

18 May 08:07 | U.S. News

WASHINGTON - U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson today announced an additional $163 million to help several state and local communities to recovery from severe flooding that occurred in 2015 and 2016. The grants announced today are provided through HUD's Community Development Block Grant - Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) Program.read more »

LeadCare Testing Systems (with Blood Obtained from a Vein) by Magellan Diagnostics: FDA Safety Communication - Risk of Inaccurate Results

17 May 09:20 | U.S. News

Falsely lower test results may lead to improper patient management and treatment for lead exposure or poisoning.read more »

Identity Theft Survey Finds Consumers Need More Education And Help

16 May 15:07 | U.S. News

News of data breaches and the risks of identity theft and fraud persist, but consumers' vigilance and awareness haven't kept pace. read more »

Coronary Catheters by Abbott: Recall - Difficulty in Removing Balloon Sheath

16 May 11:00 | U.S. News

Potential risks associated with balloon inflation and deflation difficulties include air embolism, additional intervention, thrombosis, and myocardial infarction.read more »

Canagliflozin (Invokana, Invokamet): Drug Safety Communication - Increased Risk of Leg and Foot Amputations

16 May 09:00 | U.S. News

New warnings, including a Boxed Warning, to be added to the canagliflozin drug labels.read more »

TV Accentuates Traditional Women's Roles At Expense Of Their Needs

15 May 15:03 | U.S. News

College women who frequently watch television or who believe that the content is real, tend to endorse the gender roles that are portrayed often on TV, says a University of Michigan researcher.read more »

Capitol Voice May 2017

14 May 13:02 | U.S. News

Smart Conservation Package Will Save Water

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Giant Sequoia under attack by Trump

13 May 08:06 | U.S. News

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VICTORY: How we beat Big Oil, Trump, and Congress

11 May 2017 | U.S. News

Yesterday we won a huge victory in the Senate protecting our air and public lands. But Trump and EPA are still coming after basic protections for healthy air, water and climate. Submit your comment now!

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Your Sierra Club membership expires 05/31/2017

11 May 2017 | U.S. News

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OFFICIAL SIERRA CLUB MEMBER RECORD

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The list is shocking:

11 May 2017 | U.S. News

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Trump thinks our national monuments need to be "reviewed" -- but what he really wants to do is open them up to oil and gas drilling. read more »

Trump is attacking six California Monuments:

11 May 2017 | U.S. News

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Trump thinks California's monuments need to be "reviewed" -- but what he really wants to do is open them up to oil and gas drilling. read more »

Who is the Most-Admired Service Organization in San Diego?

10 May 2017 | U.S. News

Dear Lynne,

Who is the Most-Admired Service Organization in San Diego?

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Monumental Betrayal

10 May 2017 | U.S. News

The Sierra Club Insider

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HUGE WIN: We stopped Florida's biggest utility!

9 May 2017 | U.S. News

Take Action with the Sierra Club People power stopped the state’s largest utility!read more »

Bullying's Lasting Impact

9 May 2017 | U.S. News

A new study led by the University of Delaware found that kids who are bullied in fifth grade often suffer from depression and begin using alcohol and other substances a few years after the incidents.read more »

Your May Bay Chapter Bulletin

9 May 2017 | U.S. News

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They want uranium mining in Grand Canyon watershed - we'll MATCH your gift to stop them

9 May 2017 | U.S. News

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Think they'll leave the Grand Canyon watershed alone? Think again.

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They want uranium mining in Grand Canyon watershed - we'll MATCH your gift to stop them

9 May 2017 | U.S. News

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Think they'll leave the Grand Canyon watershed alone? Think again.

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Monumental Betrayal

9 May 2017 | SciTech

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Phenobarbital 15 mg Tablets, USP by C.O. Truxton: Recall - Labeling Error on Declared Strength

8 May 2017 | U.S. News

UPDATED 5/8/2017. C.O. Truxton expands their 04/21/2017 recall to include additional products.read more »

Retirement Associated With Lower Stress, But Only If You Were In A Top Job

8 May 2017 | U.S. News

A new paper suggests that the period around retirement may widen socio-economic inequalities in stress and health.read more »

U.S. Population Projected To Cross 325 Million Threshold

8 May 2017 | U.S. News

On May 7, 2017, at 6:13 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time, the U.S. population clock is projected to cross the 325 million threshold. read more »

GEC Laxoplex Dietary Supplement Capsules by Genetic Edge Compounds: Recall - Presence of Anabolic Steroids

8 May 2017 | U.S. News

Use or consumption of products containing anabolic steroids may cause acute liver injury. Abuse of anabolic steroids may cause other serious long-term adverse health consequences in men, women, and children.read more »

Phenobarbital 15 mg Tablets, USP by C.O. Truxton: Recall - Labeling Error on Declared Strength

8 May 2017 | U.S. News

UPDATED 5/8/2017. C.O. Truxton, Inc. Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Amitriptyline HCL Tablets, USP 50mg and Phenobarbital Tablets, USP 15mg, 30mg, 60mg, 100mg Due to Potential Label Mix-Up.read more »

Stand with the Mother Lode Chapter.

6 May 2017 | U.S. News

Dear Eric,

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It's been a challenging few months for many of us in Northern California. On the national level, the Trump administration has wasted no time dismantling environmental progress at the expense of public health, while at the same time targeting immigrants, refugees, and other minorities. On the local level, we unfortunately face many similar challenges.

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SUBMIT YOUR COMMENT: Stop Trump's rollback of EPA protections

6 May 2017 | SciTech

Take Action with the Sierra Club Stand up for clean air, water, our health and our climateread more »

HeartWare Splice Kit Intended to Repair the Driveline of its Ventricular Assist Device by Medtronic: Recall - May Cause Electrical Issues or Pump Stops

5 May 2017 | U.S. News

An interruption in electrical connection may cause the pump to stop, which may lead to serious adverse health consequences, including death.read more »

Ventricular Assist Device Controllers and DC Adapter by Medtronic Mechanical Circulatory Support (formerly HeartWare Inc.): Class I Recall - Updated Controller, Power Management Software

4 May 2017 | U.S. News

Loose connector may allow moisture to enter controller causing corrosion, electrical issues, reduced speaker volume and connection failures which could cause serious adverse health consequences, including death.read more »

U.S. Adults Say Public Places Are Too Noisy

4 May 2017 | U.S. News

new national survey of U.S. adults indicates that a significant percentage of Americans are concerned that exposure to loud noise in leisure settings has harmed or will harm their hearing, and they say that it is also reducing their enjoyment of those settings.read more »

Wingman35 Crossing Catheters by ReFlow Medical: Recall - Tip Splitting or Separation

3 May 2017 | U.S. News

Tip splitting has the potential to lead to loss of device function. Tip separation may require medical intervention to retrieve a separated segment or may occlude blood flow to end organs.read more »

Southern Sierran May 2017

3 May 2017 | U.S. News

Southern Sierran Newsletter of the Sierra Club Angeles Chapter May 2017

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NavLock Tracker by Medtronic: Letter to Healthcare Providers - Patient Injuries Reported

3 May 2017 | U.S. News

Minor and serious injuries, including two patient deaths, following procedures that involved the use of non-Medtronic instruments with Medtronic's NavLock Tracker.read more »

California Handgun Sales Spiked After 2 Mass Shootings, Study Finds

2 May 2017 | U.S. News

After the 2012 mass shooting of children and teachers at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut, a leader of the National Rifle Association proclaimed, "The only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun." Researchers say it would seem that many Californians agreed.read more »

Don't Let Dirty Companies Kill a Clean Bill

30 Apr 2017 | U.S. News

Dear Eric,

A handful of international companies that sell cement from around the world-- including California -- are trying to stop California from buying clean products.

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We Marched! Now We March On!

30 Apr 2017 | U.S. News

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Legal Marijuana Stores Lead To Increases In Property Crime

28 Apr 2017 | U.S. News

Legal marijuana shops are linked to higher levels of property crime in nearby areas, according to a nearly three-year study in Denver. read more »

Breaking: Trump Order Attacks California - Your Gift MATCHED

28 Apr 2017 | US Politics and Govt

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BREAKING: CA hasn't allowed offshore drilling in almost 50 YEARS. Today Trump signed an Executive Order attacking our coast. read more »

Staking Self-Worth On The Pursuit Of Money Has Negative Psychological Consequences

28 Apr 2017 | U.S. News

Although people living in consumer-based cultures such as the U.S. often believe that they will be happier if they acquire more money, the findings of a newly published paper suggest that there may be downsides to this pursuit.read more »

This has never happened.

27 Apr 2017 | U.S. News

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Executive Order is first step towards opening protected lands to Big Oil

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General Anesthetic and Sedation Drugs: Drug Safety Communication - FDA Approves Label Changes for Use in Young Children

27 Apr 2017 | U.S. News

Exposure to these medicines for lengthy periods of time or over multiple surgeries or procedures may negatively affect brain development in children younger than 3 years.read more »

Tell Florida Legislators: Oppose the Fracking Bill!

27 Apr 2017 | U.S. News

Dear Deanne,

Powerful utility companies want to invest in fracking, while sticking YOU with the bill!

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March for the Planet this Saturday

26 Apr 2017 | U.S. News

JOIN SIERRA CLUB SAN DIEGO AS WE MARCH FOR THE PLANET

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