News from the FDA/CDC

News from the FDA/CDC

CDC: Obesity affects over 35% in 7 states

The number of states with a prevalence of adult obesity of 35% or above went from five in 2016 to seven in 2017.

FDA/CDC

FDA recalls HeartMate 3 LV assist device

FDA’s endorses company’s “corrective action” without discontinuing device use but warns that serious health problems or deaths are possible.

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