Health

Some Vicks Sinex Nasal Spray Recalled

November 20, 2009
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HARTFORD, November 20 – Consumers who have a bottle of Vicks Sinex nasal spray at home are urged to check the Lot Number on the package to be sure it is not from one of three lots that are being recalled in the United States, Germany and the United Kingdom, Consumer Protection Commissioner...

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H1N1: Why Your Swine Flu Vaccine Isn’t Here, Plus Common Sense Tips From The Healthcare Consumer

November 19, 2009
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H1N1: Why Your Swine Flu Vaccine Isn’t Here, Plus Common Sense Tips From The Healthcare Consumer

While much has been written about the H1N1 “swine flu”, we think some concise information is worth providing.  Flu activity is widespread- it has essentially affected residents of every state. The H1N1 strain of flu virus is turning out to be the perfect storm of illnesses because for certain high-risk groups of people it...

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Health Net Facing Embarrassing Questions About Its Unreported Loss Of Confidential Health, Personal Data On Hundreds Of Thousands Of Clients

November 19, 2009
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Connecticut State Attorney General Richard Blumenthal has sent a formal letter to the Shelton, Ct based headquarters of Health Net asking embarrassing questions about a missing hard drive containing sensitive information about hundreds of thousands of clients from 2002 until last May. Click on health net to read the complete letter. Blumenthal wrote that as of...

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Health Net Delayed Reporting Loss Of 450,000 Conn Consumer Health Personal Data

November 18, 2009
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Attorney General Richard Blumenthal said today his office will investigate Health Net’s loss of almost 450,000 Connecticut residents’ health, personal and financial information and its six-month delay in informing consumers and the state of the breach, both possible violations of state and federal law. Blumenthal said he also will demand Health Net provide consumers with...

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