|Fitbit recalls force fitness tracker over skin irritation|
Park said 1.7 percent of users had reported skin irritation, according to the company's analysis. Test results suggested rashes weren't caused by the fitness tracker's battery or electrical systems, he added, but were likely the result of allergic ...
Fox News - Mon, 24 Feb 2014 04:44
|Fitbit recalls activity tracker due to skin rashes|
fox4kc.com - Mon, 24 Feb 2014 17:28
|Fitbit Force recalled after complaints of wrist irritation, burns|
Test results show that users are likely experiencing allergic contact dermatitis. All Force materials are commonly used in consumer products. However, some users may be reacting to the nickel present in the surgical grade stainless steel used in the ...
Los Angeles Times - Fri, 21 Feb 2014 14:50
|Fitbit voluntarily recalls wristband after rash reports|
Washington Post - Fri, 21 Feb 2014 12:32
|Fitbit Recalls Force Device After Complaints of Rashes|
New York Times (blog) - Fri, 21 Feb 2014 14:16
|Fitbit to recall Force wristband due to 'skin irritation'|
USA TODAY - Fri, 21 Feb 2014 11:56
|Dogs' itchiness may indicate atopic dermatitis|
Dr. Karen Campbell, a veterinarian at the University of Illinois Veterinary Teaching Hospital in Urbana who is board certified in both internal medicine and dermatology, said that atopic dermatitis is a condition in which the immune system reacts too ...
Kankakee Daily Journal - Sat, 01 Mar 2014 07:32
|Which hand sanitizer is best for use in the physician's office?|
Creams are definitely more effective than lotions because of a lower water contact and a higher concentration of moisturizing ingredients. Hand sanitizers may be the provocative agent in many types of eczematous, dyshidrotic, and irritant hand dermatitis.
ModernMedicine - Mon, 03 Mar 2014 13:00
|Goodbye granola, hello high fashion|
They may cause contact dermatitis and are produced in oil refineries at the same time as automobile fuel, heating oil and chemical feedstocks. Phthalates: A growing number of studies indicate that this chemical family may damage the male reproductive ...
Poughkeepsie Journal - Sat, 01 Mar 2014 21:25
|CPSC Working With Fitbit On Mysterious Force Rash Issues|
When something is giving your patient contact dermatitis, it's helpful to know what was causing the irritation. Maybe we'll find out soon enough what happened. Recall notices from the federal Consumer Products Safety Commission typically contain ...
The Consumerist - Tue, 04 Mar 2014 15:26
|Why The Heck Is My Hair Falling Out?|
Skin conditions that lead to hair loss include seborrheic dermatitis (dandruff), psoriasis, and fungal infections such as ringworm. The symptoms: Seborrheic dermatitis causes the scalp to shed its skin, so you'll notice greasy, yellowish scales on your ...
Prevention.com - Tue, 04 Mar 2014 12:20
|Business digest: Mark Cuban critiques the SEC on Twitter|
James Park, Fitbit's chief executive, said in a statement on the company's Web site that Fitbit was pulling the product after independent test results confirmed that the wristbands caused “allergic contact dermatitis” in fewer than 2 percent of its ...
Washington Post - Fri, 21 Feb 2014 17:30