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Drugmaker GSK Recalling Nearly 600,000 Asthma Inhalers in US

The recall involves three lots of the Ventolin HFA 200D inhalers manufactured at GSK's plant in Zebulon, North Carolina

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    Drugmaker GSK Recalling Nearly 600,000 Asthma Inhalers in US
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    The GlaxoSmithKline company logo is seen on the GlaxoSmithKline Plc headquarters in London, U.K., on Sunday, Sept. 8, 2013.

    The drug company GlaxoSmithKline PLC is voluntarily recalling nearly 600,000 asthma inhalers in the U.S. because of a defect that may cause the devices to deliver a smaller dose of medicine than they are supposed to, CNBC reports. 

    A total of 593,000 Ventolin asthma inhalers will be recalled from pharmacies, hospitals, retailers and wholesalers, according to the report. 

    The company said it had received an elevated number of product complaints about a bulging of the outside wrapper, indicating a leak of the propellant that delivers the medicine.

    The recall involves three lots of the Ventolin HFA 200D inhalers manufactured at GSK's plant in Zebulon, North Carolina.

    Dog Delivers Basket of Water on Baseball Field

    [NATL] Dog Delivers Basket of Water on Baseball Field

    A viral video of minor league baseball dog delivering water at a Fort Wayne TinCaps game has surfaced on Twitter.

    Video of 'Jake the Diamond Dog' was posted as the golden retriever carried a basket filled with bottled water out to the umpire between innings taken at a recent game.

    The video was posted by Indiana news station WPTA's sports anchor Zach Groth.

    Jake delivers water to umpires on the field in a basket and reportedly makes an appearance at a variety of minor league baseball games and has done so for several years.

    (Published 2 hours ago)