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Bayer Lawsuits Consumers Should Know
Most people know Bayer Corporation as the developer of commercial grade aspirin, but the pharmaceutical giant does a lot more than produce one of […]
January 3, 2019
Author Katy Moncivais, Ph.D.
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Medical Devices
Essure Oversight to Extend Beyond Discontinuation of US Sales
In a statement issued this afternoon, FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D. outlined new steps the agency hopes will reduce potential risks the Essure device […]
December 20, 2018
Author Katy Moncivais, Ph.D.
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Products
J&J Has Been Lying About Asbestos in Talc For Decades
In a shocking new expose, internal documents going back more than 40 years show Johnson and Johnson not only knew about carcinogenic asbestos in […]
December 19, 2018
Author Katy Moncivais, Ph.D.
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Safety
Legal Look: DePuy Hip Settlements, FTC v AbbVie, Lax Clinical Trials, and Why Juries Matter
This week the Legal Look takes on the DePuy hip settlement, the continuation of the FTC’s fight against Abbvie’s anticompetition practices, a new lawsuit […]
December 12, 2018
Author Curtis Weyant
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Safety
FDA Plans to Combat Teen Vaping
On November 15, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released a statement in response to the spike in teen e-cigarette use. In an […]
November 29, 2018
Author Caitlin Hoff
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Legal
Legal Look: Stryker Hip Settlement and Catholic Sexual Abuse Lawsuits
Today in the Legal Look, we are sharing news about a recent settlement in the Stryker LFIT V40 multidistrict litigation and two new class […]
November 20, 2018
Author Curtis Weyant
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Products
E-Cigarette Ingredients Pose Health Risks For Teens
It is no secret that smoking is a habit that can lead to a plethora of health concerns. The makers of e-cigarettes hoped to […]
November 16, 2018
Author Caitlin Hoff
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Health
What to Do If You Have Lung Cancer
Receiving a cancer diagnosis can be devastating for patients and their families, especially if it comes as a surprise or if they were initially […]
November 12, 2018
Author Darian Carrow
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Legal
Legal Look: Roundup, Valsartan, and Vegan Butter
In today’s Legal Look, we’re reviewing the acceptance of a revised $78 million verdict in the first Roundup lawsuit, the dismissal of a class […]
November 1, 2018
Author Curtis Weyant
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Health
Roundup Verdict: No New Trial for Monsanto; Judge Cuts $289 Million Award
The Roundup verdict is in: Monsanto will not get a new trial according to a late ruling yesterday by San Francisco Judge Suzanne Bolanos. […]
October 23, 2018
Author Curtis Weyant
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Health
What to Do If You Have Breast Cancer
Receiving a breast cancer diagnosis can feel crippling and life-altering for both patients and their families. With 1 in 8 women being diagnosed with […]
October 15, 2018
Author Darian Carrow
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Health
The Pros & Cons of Breast Self-Examinations
Detecting breast cancer can be a complex process that requires close examination and expert opinions. As the second-most common cancer in women, it is […]
October 4, 2018
Author Darian Carrow
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