• Talcum Powder

    Talcum Powder

    Talcum Powder and Ovarian Cancer For decades, Johnson & Johnson marketed their talcum powders as safe for daily feminine hygiene use, but multiple scientific […]

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  • Asbestos

    Asbestos

    Asbestos Exposure Risks Although the use of asbestos is heavily regulated in the United States, it is still not banned entirely. The greatest risk […]

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  • Mesothelioma

    Mesothelioma

    Mesothelioma Cancer Overview Malignant mesothelioma is an uncommon cancer caused by exposure to asbestos. This deadly disease develops in the linings of the lungs, […]

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  • Wen Hair Care

    Wen Hair Care

    Wen Hair Care Celebrity hair stylist Chaz Dean began developing the Wen Hair Care line in the 1990s. His goal was to create a […]

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  • Roundup Weed Killer

    Roundup Weed Killer

    Roundup Weed Killer Roundup Weed Killer is a pesticide that was developed in the 1970s by the Monsanto Company. A pesticide is any substance […]

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  • GM Ignition Switches

    GM Ignition Switches

    GM Ignition Switches Beginning in 2001, various models under several General Motors (GM) brands – including Impala, Cobalt, Malibu, and others – were fitted with a […]

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  • Takata Airbags

    Takata Airbags

    Takata Airbags The Takata Corporation has been developing airbags for worldwide use since 1988, starting with its first production base in North Carolina. Takata […]

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  • Invokana

    Invokana

    Invokana (Canagliflozin) Invokana is a diabetes drug that works by blocking sodium/glucose cotransporter 2 – a protein that helps reabsorb glucose into the blood. […]

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  • Xarelto

    Xarelto

    Xarelto (Rivaroxaban) Xarelto is an anticoagulant (blood thinner) drug often used to prevent and treat certain types of blood clots, typically after lower-body joint […]

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  • Benicar

    Benicar

    Benicar (Olmesartan Medoxomil) Benicar is a brand of the antihypertensive drug olmesartan, and is used to treat high blood pressure and decrease the risk […]

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  • Testosterone Therapy

    Testosterone Therapy

    Testosterone therapy is used to treat “Low-T” levels in men. In recent years, several studies have shown a correlation between the rise in testosterone […]

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  • Zofran

    Zofran

    Zofran (ondansetron) is an antinausea drug frequently used to mitigate the effects of cancer treatments, including chemotherapy and radiation therapy. It has also been used […]

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  • IVC Filter

    IVC Filter

    What Are IVC Filters? An IVC filter is a small medical device inserted into the inferior vena cava (IVC), the largest vein in the body, […]

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  • Mirena IUD

    Mirena IUD

    Intrauterine Devices (IUDs) An intrauterine device (IUD) is one form of pharmaceutical birth control. While not the most popular form of birth control, IUDs […]

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  • Power Morcellators

    Power Morcellators

    Power Morcellators Power morcellators are typically used in minimally invasive, or laparoscopic, surgeries such as hysterectomy (removal of the uterus) and myomectomy (removal of fibroids in the […]

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  • Transvaginal Mesh

    Transvaginal Mesh

    Transvaginal Mesh After a series of recent television ad campaigns, you may be asking “What is transvaginal mesh?” Recent concerns about the safety of […]

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  • Zimmer Knee Devices

    Zimmer Knee Devices

    Zimmer Knee Replacement Devices According to the most recent Zimmer Biomet annual report, knee replacement devices make up the largest portion of the company’s […]

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