Tagged 'Cancer'

Health
How Bath Bombs May Secretly Be Hurting You
Taking a bath has many health benefits. For some, a bath helps relieve stress after a long workday. For others, a warm bath can […]
August 27, 2020
Author Caitlin Hoff
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Safety
7 Harmful Ingredients in Baby Care Products
Parents may be shocked to learn how many baby products contain harmful ingredients. The additives in products like teething rings have been linked to […]
August 25, 2020
Author Caitlin Hoff
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Health
I Have Cancer – Now What?
Learning that you have cancer is scary. There is no doubt about it. The sad truth is that more than a third of women, […]
August 20, 2020
Author Caitlin Hoff
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Drugs
The Business Side of Cancer Treatments
Receiving a cancer diagnosis is devastating news for any family to hear. What makes it even worse is the price tag that comes along […]
August 18, 2020
Author Katy Moncivais, Ph.D.
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Safety
6 Ways You Can Prevent Ovarian Cancer
The National Ovarian Cancer Coalition estimates 1 in every 78 women will develop ovarian cancer in her lifetime. More than 14,000 will die of […]
August 13, 2020
Author Caitlin Hoff
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Drugs
NDMA, Cancer and Medical Drugs
NDMA (n-nitrosodimethylamine) is the probable human carcinogen behind a number of recent drug recalls. As of July 2020, NDMA has been found in blood […]
July 30, 2020
Author Katy Moncivais, Ph.D.
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Safety
Current Status of the Zantac Recall
Zantac is a brand name heartburn medication previously available in over-the-counter (OTC) and prescription forms. Before the recall, Zantac was commonly sold as generic […]
July 28, 2020
Author Katy Moncivais, Ph.D.
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Health
7 Dangerous Ingredients in Everyday Cosmetics and Toiletries
Today, "all-natural" cosmetics and toiletry products line store shelves. But, are these natural products better for consumers? Is everything labeled "all-natural" free of unhealthy […]
July 21, 2020
Author Caitlin Hoff
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Legal
Bayer Agrees to $10.9 Billion Roundup Settlement
In 2018, Bayer AG bought Monsanto, the manufacturer of Roundup weed killer. Along with rights to the herbicide, Bayer inherited the company's growing number […]
June 25, 2020
Author Caitlin Hoff
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Health
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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