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Invokana Loses the Black Box Amputation Warning, But Fournier's Gangrene Risk Still Looms
In late 2020, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) removed a Boxed Warning from the Invokana drug label. The black box warning was […]
March 18, 2021
Author Katy Moncivais, Ph.D.
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Legal
Bayer Proposes New Settlement for Future NHL Cases Related to Roundup —Is It Enough?
Bayer has proposed a new $2 billion settlement in its ongoing Roundup litigation battle. This amount will apply to future lawsuits alleging Roundup causes […]
March 4, 2021
Author Katy Moncivais, Ph.D.
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Health
Vaccines Now Available for 9/11 First Responders Facing Increased COVID-19 Risks
Just over 19 years ago, 9/11 first responders ran toward danger to save their fellow Americans. At a time when the nation stood largely […]
February 25, 2021
Author Katy Moncivais, Ph.D.
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Drugs
New Study May Spell Trouble for Zantac Manufacturers
The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) has published a new study on Zantac. It may impact ongoing Zantac lawsuits. The popular heartburn […]
February 18, 2021
Author Katy Moncivais, Ph.D.
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Drugs
Six Recalled Drugs That May Have Increased Your Cancer Risk
In July 2018, several forms of valsartan (a heartburn drug) were recalled. Test results revealed a cancer-causing material in the drug, triggering the recall. […]
February 11, 2021
Author Katy Moncivais, Ph.D.
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Drugs
Judge Blocks Some Claims in Zantac Cancer MDL
Plaintiffs in Zantac cancer litigation recently experienced a setback. A federal judge threw out a number of claims filed under states' laws. According to […]
February 4, 2021
Author Katy Moncivais, Ph.D.
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Drugs
Federal Judge Blocked National Class Action for Elmiron
A federal judge in Pennsylvania recently blocked a national class action lawsuit for Elmiron. Elmiron is a prescription drug used to treat interstitial cystitis […]
January 21, 2021
Author Katy Moncivais, Ph.D.
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Legal
Top Consumer Lawsuits to Watch in 2021
This past year has posed challenges in every arena of life. The world of large-scale consumer litigation has been no exception. As jobs have […]
January 14, 2021
Author Katy Moncivais, Ph.D.
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Health
Study Says All-Organic Diet Can Decrease Internal Levels of Glyphosate
Glyphosate, the active ingredient in Roundup, is the most common pesticide in the world. Farmers use it on so many crops that it has […]
January 7, 2021
Author Katy Moncivais, Ph.D.
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Health
People of Color May Be at Higher Risk of Skin Cancer Misdiagnosis
According to research, people of color (POC) may have a higher risk of skin cancer misdiagnosis than people with lighter skin. Experts believe this […]
December 29, 2020
Author Katy Moncivais, Ph.D.
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Health
Imaging Center Requests "Grace and Patience" After Missing at Least 8 Breast Cancer Diagnoses
A Virginia breast imaging center recently lost its FDA-conferred certificate for mammography. Officials pulled the Allison Breast Center's certificate after noticing irregularities in the […]
December 17, 2020
Author Katy Moncivais, Ph.D.
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Drugs
Natural Alternatives to Zantac, Prilosec, Prevacid and Nexium
One of the many difficulties posed by this past year has been the number of drug recalls. In this period, many of these recalled […]
December 10, 2020
Author Katy Moncivais, Ph.D.
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