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Johnson & Johnson Will Stop Selling Talc-Based Baby Powder in North America
Johnson & Johnson (J&J) is halting production of talc-based Johnson's Baby Powder in North America. In a recent business assessment, the company identified 100 […]
May 29, 2020
Author Katy Moncivais, Ph.D.
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Drugs
The FDA Requests Market Withdrawal of All Zantac Products
Roughly six months ago, drug manufacturers began recalling Zantac (ranitidine) heartburn medications. This month, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) requested all Zantac […]
April 16, 2020
Author Caitlin Hoff
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Legal
Legal Look: COVID-19 Affects Zantac and Zofran MDLs and Raises Concerns About ARB Users
This week's Legal Look covers coronavirus-related changes to Zantac and Zofran multidistrict litigation (MDL). It also touches on a recent suggestion that certain blood […]
March 26, 2020
Author Katy Moncivais, Ph.D.
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Drugs
Zantac MDL Adds to Manufacturers' Troubles
Recently, contamination triggered widespread recalls of Zantac heartburn medication. As a result, the drug's manufacturers now face a growing number of legal and financial […]
February 21, 2020
Author Katy Moncivais, Ph.D.
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Health
Heart Disease in Women: Gender Differences in Coronary Health
This post was contributed to ConsumerSafety.org by Kate Harveston. The heart is the organ that keeps us going day in and day out. But, […]
February 8, 2020
Author Staff
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Safety
Top Three Things to Know About the 2019 Johnson’s Baby Powder Recall
Top Three Things to Know About the 2019 Johnson's Baby Powder Recall 1: The Recalled, Asbestos-Contaminated Baby Powder May Not Have Been Authentic 2: […]
December 11, 2019
Author Katy Moncivais, Ph.D.
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Products
The Rise (and Stumble) of JUUL Labs, Inc.
Since their initial release four years ago, JUUL e-cigarette devices have claimed nearly two-thirds of the e-cigarette market share in the United States. Today, […]
November 14, 2019
Author Caitlin Hoff
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Drugs
Concerta’s Hidden Harms
Using information compiled during a months-long investigation, we recently launched the interactive Hidden Harms tool on our site. It highlights the risks of several […]
November 7, 2019
Author Caitlin Hoff
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Legal
Legal Look: JUUL Problems, Asbestos in Baby Powder, Roundup Lawsuits
This week's Legal Look covers new legal troubles for JUUL, a baby product contaminated with asbestos, and thousands of new Roundup lawsuits. Former JUUL […]
November 1, 2019
Author Katy Moncivais, Ph.D.
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Drugs
2019 National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day
Do you have old prescription drugs that you never finished in the back of your medicine cabinet? Perhaps a parent or other family member […]
October 24, 2019
Author Curtis Weyant
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Drugs
Legal Look: JUUL MDL Formed, Roundup Trial Delayed, CA Passes New Abuse Law, J&J Loses $8B Risperdal Verdict
This week's Legal Look explores the recently created JUUL MDL and the first wrongful death lawsuit filed against JUUL, a recent delay in Roundup […]
October 17, 2019
Author Caitlin Hoff
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Health
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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