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Arrow Brand Medicated Oil: Good, Bad or Dangerous?

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If you are using Arrow Brand Medicated Oil which claims that it can treat several health conditions such as gas, coughs and colds, headache, colic, aches, pain, and influenza, you might want to stop using it because it is potentially dangerous to your health.

According to the FDA, the Arrow Brand Medicated Oil & Embrocation (known as Aceite Medicinal La Flecha in Spanish and 箭嘜驅風油 in Mandarin) contains methyl salicylate and camphor which are poisonous when ingested.

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Is Vita Breath Dietary Supplement Safe?

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Is Vita Breath, a dietary supplement manufactured by American Herbal Lab Inc, and marketed at health fairs and the internet safe?

You should avoid it according to the Food and Drug Administration.

The agency is currently conducting an investigation on the safety of Vita Breath after the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene found out that a sample of Vita Breath contained 1,100 parts per million of lead.

This is 10,000 times higher — yup, its a freaking ten thousand times higher — than FDA’s maximum recommended level.

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