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World Cerebral Palsy Day 2019
This Sunday, on World Cerebral Palsy Day, buildings and landmarks across the globe will light up green as part of the GoGreen4CP campaign. Organizers […]
October 4, 2019
Author Katy Moncivais, Ph.D.
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Legal
Johnson & Johnson Loses $40.3 Million Verdict in Talc Asbestos Trial
Nancy and Phil Cabibi filed a lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson, alleging the company’s baby powder was tainted with asbestos. In 2017, Nancy was […]
October 3, 2019
Author Caitlin Hoff
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Health
Essure’s Hidden Harms
We recently shared the results of our months-long investigation into the Hidden Harms of various drugs and medical devices. In doing so, we hoped […]
September 24, 2019
Author Katy Moncivais, Ph.D.
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Drugs
Legal Look: J&J Asbestos Loss, 400 NY Priest Abuse Cases, Contaminated Heartburn Drug, Roundup Ban
This edition of Legal Look features Johnson & Johnson’s latest court loss in a talc-related mesothelioma trial, an update on the NY Child Victims […]
September 19, 2019
Author Caitlin Hoff
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Health
States Respond to Vaping Epidemic | Legislation, Investigations and Lawsuits
Michigan is slated to be the first state to ban the sale of flavored e-cigarette products, responding to the recent reports of a mysterious […]
September 17, 2019
Author Caitlin Hoff
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Safety
Introducing “Hidden Harms” – An Interactive Exploration of Drug and Medical Device Risks
ConsumerSafety.org is pleased to announce the results of a several-month-long investigation into the risks and dangerous side effects hidden within the dense pages of […]
September 12, 2019
Author Katy Moncivais, Ph.D.
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Health
9/11 First Responders Are Still Dying
Last week, we discussed compensation legislation that benefits 9/11 first responders and survivors and the most recent bill passed in 2019—The Never Forget  the […]
September 11, 2019
Author Katy Moncivais, Ph.D.
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Health
Zadroga Act | The 18-Year Wait for Permanent 9/11 Funding
In July 2019, President Trump signed the Never Forget the Heroes: James Zadroga, Ray Pfeifer, and Luis Alvarez Permanent Authorization of the September 11th […]
September 5, 2019
Author Caitlin Hoff
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Health
Mysterious Vaping-Related Lung Disease Turns Fatal
Nearly a year ago, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) deemed teen vaping an epidemic plaguing our youth. At the time, the FDA […]
August 29, 2019
Author Caitlin Hoff
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Health
9/11 Health Effects on First Responders
When terrorists flew commercial jets into the World Trade Center (WTC) and the Pentagon on September 11, 2001, the entire nation reeled at the […]
August 28, 2019
Author Katy Moncivais, Ph.D.
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Drugs
Losartan vs Valsartan
The generic versions of losartan and valsartan made national headlines this past year when the FDA announced a significant number of recalls after finding […]
August 23, 2019
Author Caitlin Hoff
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Legal
New York Child Victims Act: 1-Year “Look Back” Window Begins
In February 2019, New York State’s governor signed the Child Victims Act into law. This Wednesday, August 14, 2019, one major provision of the […]
August 13, 2019
Author Caitlin Hoff
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