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Podcast 445

Problems with drugs and medical devices
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drug
any chemical taken into the body that causes changes in a person's body or behavior
medical devices
used to treat, monitor and prevent medical conditions
recalled
to remember
medicine
the branches of medical science
contaminated
unclean or unsterile
one in a million.
unique, very unusual or special
side effects
effects of drugs other than the desired medical effects
birth defects
physical abnormalities present from birth
alerts
a warning, message, or reminder automaticaly
warning
cautionary advice about something imminent (especially imminent danger)
over-the-counter
medicine that is obtained without a prescription
pharmaceutical
drug or medicine that is prepared or dispensed in pharmacies and used in medical treatment
litigation
legal proceedings
check it against
to find out whether information is accurate or useful by comparing it with other information

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