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Apparently, We Don't Actually Know How This Common Pain Reliever Works

The Huffington Post | Amanda L. Chan | Posted 07.23.2014 | Healthy Living

Acetaminophen -- perhaps known best by the brand name Tylenol, and overseas as paracetamol -- is so widely used, that surely we must know how exactly ...

Tylenol Overdose Risk Is Staggering, Report Says

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 09.24.2013 | Healthy Living

Not only is acetaminophen, the active ingredient in Tylenol, the deadliest over-the-counter pain reliever on the U.S. market, but its dangers are bein...

A Traveler's Worst Nightmare: Getting Sick on Vacation

John Blumenthal | Posted 07.16.2013 | Travel
John Blumenthal

You've been looking forward to your European jaunt for months; you're all packed; you board the plane; you register at the hotel; you do some sightseeing; you eat dinner at a rooftop restaurant overlooking the city; the next morning you have a scratchy throat; by nightfall you have a fever.

Pop A Pill, Stop Worrying About Death?

Posted 04.19.2013 | Science

By: Megan Gannon, News Editor Published: 04/17/2013 09:48 AM EDT on LiveScience Acetaminophen, the main ingredient in some pain relievers like Tyl...

Alabaster

Gideon Resnick | Posted 05.05.2012 | Arts
Gideon Resnick

My tender heart wept for my soul, My love, my alabaster.

Parents Say Tylenol Killed Their Son

AP | Posted 03.07.2012 | Parents

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. — A Washington state couple is suing Johnson & Johnson, alleging their toddler son was killed after taking defective Childre...

Healthcare Giant Recalls Motrin Pills That May Work Too Slowly

AP | By LINDA A. JOHNSON | Posted 12.22.2011 | Business

TRENTON, N.J. -- Healthcare giant Johnson & Johnson has issued another recall of Motrin pain relievers, at least the sixth in two years. It's part of...

Tylenol Lowers Its Maximum Dose

AP | LINDA A. JOHNSON | Posted 09.27.2011 | Healthy Living

TRENTON, N.J. — Johnson & Johnson said Thursday that it's reducing the maximum daily dose of its Extra Strength Tylenol pain reliever to lower r...

Tylenol Recalled For Musty Odor

AP/Huffington Post | Posted 08.29.2011 | Healthy Living

FORT WASHINGTON, Pa. — Johnson & Johnson on Tuesday announced another Tylenol recall due to a musty moldy odor linked to a trace chemical. The co...

American Companies Burned Worst By The Media

24/7 Wall St. | Douglas A. McIntyre | Posted 08.14.2011 | Business

From 24/7 Wall St.: One school of thought about negative publicity is that its impact dissipates over time. It is hard to disprove that theory, especi...

FBI Want Unabomber's DNA In Puzzling Poison Case

AP | KAREN HAWKINS | Posted 07.19.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO -- The FBI has requested a DNA sample from "Unabomber" Ted Kaczynski as part of its investigation into the 1982 deaths of seven Chicago-area p...

J&J CEO 'Disappointing Recalls' Won't Slow Company Down

AP | By LINDA A. JOHNSON | Posted 06.28.2011 | Business

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. -- Johnson & Johnson's chief executive told shareholders at their annual meeting Thursday that the company will come back "stronge...

J&J Recalls Epilepsy Pills

AP | By LINDA A. JOHNSON | Posted 06.14.2011 | Business

TRENTON, N.J. -- Johnson & Johnson issued yet another recall Thursday, this one for about 57,000 bottles of a widely used epilepsy pill, due to compla...

Meditation or Medication? Or Both?

Michael Sigman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Michael Sigman

A decade ago, having recently begun Buddhist meditation practice, I attended a lecture/Q&A with a Tibetan master at a Buddhist center in Hollywood. Th...

FDA Found Bacteria In Lots For Recalled Tylenol

AP | MATTHEW PERRONE | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

WASHINGTON — Ingredients used by Johnson & Johnson in some of the 40 varieties of children's cold medicines recalled last week were contaminated...

If My Car Is Being "Recalled," Why Aren't You Taking it Back?

Evan Handler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Evan Handler

In spite of announcing a "recall," all Toyota has done is to issue some warnings, to state that they're "working on" a solution, and to instruct me to be alert to the problem. In this "recall," I'm being told to keep driving my car.

Man Tied To Poisoned Tylenol Case Writes A Book, Dodges Questions

Boston Heral | Laura Crimaldi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

A Cambridge man accused of extortion in connection to the 1982 deaths of seven people from cyanide- laced Tylenol capsules in the Chicago area appeare...

TYLENOL RECALL 2009: Arthritis Pill Pull Expanded

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK — Johnson & Johnson is expanding a voluntary recall of Tylenol Arthritis Caplets due to consumer reports of a moldy smell that can caus...

James Lewis, Tylenol Poisoning Suspect, Gives DNA Sample As Charges May Be Brought

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

One of the most harrowing serial murders in Chicago history has moved a step closer to trial, thanks to a tiny smudge of evidence on a 30-year-old Tyl...

James Lewis, Tylenol Poisoning Suspect, Promotes New Book 'POISON!'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Prosecutors are moving closer to making a case against James Lewis, the prime suspect in the 1982 Tylenol poisonings that left seven dead. But Lewis w...

Tylenol Poison Suspect In Court

nbcchicago.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A leading suspect in the 1982 deaths of seven Chicagoans from cyanide-laced Tylenol capsules appeared in a Massachusetts court with his wife this week...

Epidemic Of Fever Phobia: The Facts On Why Fever Is Your Friend

Dana Ullman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dana Ullman

A fever enables the body to increase its production of interferon, an important antiviral substance that is critical for fighting infection. Fever also increases white blood cell mobility and activity, which are instrumental factors in fighting infection.

FDA: Tylenol, Vicodin, Percocet Safety Restrictions Need Bolstering

AP | MATTHEW PERRONE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

ADELPHI, Md. — Government experts called for sweeping safety restrictions Tuesday on the most widely used painkiller, including reducing the max...

FBI Revisits 1982 Tylenol Death Case

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- FBI agents searched the home of a one-time leading suspect in the 1982 murders of seven people who swallowed tainted Tylenol as pa...

Tylenol Killings Investigation: FBI Searches Home Of James W. Lewis

AP | RUSSELL CONTRERAS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Federal agents on Wednesday searched the home of a man linked to the fatal 1982 Tylenol poisonings in Illinois and the FBI in...