Tagged 'Blood Thinners'

Health
Primary Risk Factors for Heart Disease
One of the best ways to evaluate your heart health is to understand the main causes of heart disease. In doing so, you learn […]
September 8, 2020
Author Katy Moncivais, Ph.D.
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Drugs
Big Pharma: When Wealth Trumps Wellness
Martin Shkreli is commonly viewed as a pharmaceutical villain. He is remembered for his absolute disregard for the people his medications were designed to […]
September 3, 2020
Author Caitlin Hoff
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Health
Deep Vein Thrombosis and Other Risks of a Sedentary Lifestyle
People often view first-class seating on an airplane as a luxury purchase. But, first-class seating can actually prevent passengers from developing a serious health […]
September 1, 2020
Author Katy Moncivais, Ph.D.
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Health
Most Common Open-Heart Surgery Complications
Coronary bypass surgery is a complex procedure.  Like any major surgery, it can lead to a number of life-threatening complications. This is especially true […]
August 11, 2020
Author Katy Moncivais, Ph.D.
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Drugs
DVT at 20: Why You Should Always Listen to Your Body
This post was contributed to ConsumerSafety.org by Morgan Statt. How do I describe the worst pain I've ever felt in my life? How do […]
August 6, 2020
Author Staff
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Drugs
Most Dangerous Drugs: Xarelto, Pradaxa and Other Blood Thinners
If asked what the most dangerous prescription drug was, how would you answer? Given the recent opioid crisis, many people would likely answer OxyContin […]
July 16, 2020
Author Caitlin Hoff
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Drugs
5 Things to Avoid When Taking Blood Thinners
Blood thinners can prevent blood clots in the body. You may know clots as scabs: the itchy covering your body forms over cuts and […]
July 14, 2020
Author Katy Moncivais, Ph.D.
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Health
What Are the Signs of a Blood Clot in Your Leg?
Blood clots in your leg - a condition known as deep-vein thrombosis (DVT) - can form for a variety of reasons. People who spend […]
July 9, 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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Drugs
Big Pharma Stocks Fall as Large Verdicts Rise
Publicly traded companies are beholden to their shareholders. As such, when the share price of stocks start to fall, executives at those companies need […]
June 19, 2019
Author Curtis Weyant
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Drugs
Anticoagulant Antidotes: A Safety Requirement
Blood thinners, or anticoagulants, interfere with the body's clotting mechanisms in an effort to decrease the risks of clot, stroke, embolism and deep vein […]
May 2, 2019
Author Katy Moncivais, Ph.D.
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Drugs
$775 Million Xarelto Settlement for 25,000 Pending Lawsuits
Court documents released Monday indicate Bayer and Johnson and Johnson will settle all federal Xarelto blood thinner lawsuits. The $775 million settlement will be […]
March 25, 2019
Author Katy Moncivais, Ph.D.
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