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FDA MEDWATCH ALERTS

November 21, 2014

FDA MedWatch - Respironics California, Esprit V1000 and V200 Ventilators: Class I Recall - Power Failure May Occur

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FDA MedWatch Respironics California Esprit V1000 and V200 Ventilators Class I Recall

November 21, 2014

FDA MedWatch - Highly Concentrated Potassium Chloride Injection, 10 mEq per 100 mL by Baxter: Recall - Mislabeled

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Highly Concentrated Potassium Chloride Injection 10 mEq per 100 mL by Baxter Recall Mislabeled

November 07, 2014

FDA MedWatch - Nellcor Puritan Bennett, 980 Ventilator System: Class I Recall - Software Issue May Stop Ventilator

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FDA MedWatch Nellcor Puritan Bennett 980 Ventilator System Class I Recall

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Congress

This page serves as a resource for important information on the current composition, leadership, and committees in the 113th Congress (2013-2014).

U.S. Senate: 53 Democrats, 45 Republicans, 2 Independents who caucus with Democrats

Leadership

    Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV)

    Majority Whip Dick Durbin (D-IL)

    Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY)

    Minority Whip John Cornyn (R-TX)

Key Health Committee:

    Senate Finance Committee

        Chairman Max Baucus (D-MT)

        Ranking Member Orrin Hatch (R-UT)

U.S. House of Representatives: 234 Republicans, 199 Democrats, 2 vacancies

Leadership

    Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH)

    Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA)

    Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA)

    Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-MD)

Key Health Committees

    House Ways and Means Committee

        Chairman Dave Camp (R-MI)

        Health Sub-committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX)

    House Energy and Commerce Committee

        Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI)

        Health Sub-committee Chairman Joe Pitts (R-PA)

Physicians in Congress:

    Rep. Andy Harris, M.D. (R-MD) - First anesthesiologist elected to Congress

    Sen. John Barrasso, M.D. (R-WY)    

    Rep. Dan Benishek, M.D. (R-MI)

    Rep. Ami Bera, M.D. (D-CA)

    Rep. Charles Boustany, M.D. (R-LA)

    Rep. Paul Broun, M.D. (R-GA)

    Rep. Michael Burgess, M.D. (R-TX)

    Rep. Larry Buschon, M.D. (R-IN)

    Rep. Bill Cassidy, M.D. (R-LA)

    Sen. Tom Coburn, M.D. (R-OK)    

    Rep. Scott Desjarlais, M.D. (R-TN)

    Rep. John Fleming, M.D. (R-LA)

    Rep. Phil Gingrey, M.D. (R-GA)

    Rep. Joe Heck, D.O. (R-NV) 

    Rep. Jim McDermott, M.D. (D-WA)

    Sen. Rand Paul, M.D. (R-KY)   

    Rep. Tom Price, M.D. (R-GA)

    Rep. David "Phil" Roe, M.D. (R-TN)

    Rep. Raul Ruiz, M.D. (D-CA)