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Warning for Medtronic InterStim Neurostimulation Devices

Australian Health Agency Issues Warning for Battery Problem with Medtronic InterStim Neurostimulation Devices

Warning for Medtronic InterStim Neurostimulation DevicesTGA has issued a safety warning for InterStim and InterStim II neurostimulation devices, because of possible early depletion of the battery.

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Whistleblower Wins Retaliation - Canaveral National Seashore

Whistleblower Wins Retaliation Lawsuit

A whistleblower who reported misconduct at Canaveral National Seashore has won a retaliation ruling against the U.S. Department of Interior, Florida Today reports.

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Oklahoma Woman Latest to Head to Court Over Alleged DePuy ASR Hip Implant Injuries

Lawsuits filed by alleged victims of DePuy Orthopaedics’ recalled ASR hip replacement devices continue to pile up in the multidistrict litigation currently underway in U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio. Most recently, a woman from Pryor, Oklahoma, filed suit alleging complications caused by a DePuy ASR hip implant ...

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Study Suggests Hormonal Contraceptives Linked to Brain Tumor

Study Suggests Hormonal Contraceptives Linked to Increased Brain Tumor Risk

A study of Danish women of reproductive age suggests that long-term use of hormonal contraceptives is associated with an increased risk of brain tumors.

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Former Executives Accuse Health Technology Firm of Fraud

Former Executives Accuse Health Technology Firm of Fraud

Former NantHealth executives claim that the company made fraudulent claims about the reliability of its system, which links patient information gathered by the devices.

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Research Study Confirms Fracking Cause of Ohio Earthquakes

Research Study Confirms Fracking as Cause of Ohio Earthquakes

Fracking operation near Poland Township, Ohio, activated a previously unknown fault in the, causing 77 earthquakes with magnitudes ranging from 1.0 to 3.0 in March 2014.

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64 More Plavix Patients File Suit Over Bleeding Side Effects

Another Plavix lawsuit has been filed on behalf of 64 Plavix patients who allege bleeding side effects. Plavix (clopidogrel) is a blood thinner prescribed for the prevention of blood clots and heart attacks, and has been linked to serious side effects, such as the heart attacks and strokes it is ...

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Research Suggest Fracking Chemicals Can Pollute Aquifers

A new study suggests fluids used during the hydraulic fracturing (fracking) process could migrate through underground fractures and contaminate water aquifers.

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Dozens Receive Nonsterile Simulated Saline Solution


The FDA said last week that more than 40 patients had received intravenous simulated saline that was not sterile and was not intended for human use.

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Infant Slipper Socks Recalled for Choking Hazard

About 17,400 defective < "http://www.yourlawyer.com/practice_areas/product_liability">Bumble Bee and Lady Bug Infant Slipper Socks have been recalled for choking hazard the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) just announced. The recalled Bumble Bee and Lady Bug Infant Slipper Socks were manufactured in … Continue reading

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Toy Helicopters Recalled for Fire Hazard

About 18,500 Danbar Knight Hawk Toy Helicopters are being recalled for fire hazard, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) just announced. This recall is part of a prior recall implemented in January on which we wrote and that ultimately … Continue reading

Posted in Children's Toys, Defective Products |

Too Much Tylenol May be Linked to Blood Cancers

If you take < "http://www.yourlawyer.com/topics/overview/Tylenol-Liver-Damage-Injury-Lawsuit-Lawyer">Tylenol or another < "http://www.yourlawyer.com/topics/overview/Acetaminophen-Liver-Damage-Injury-Failure-Lawsuit-Lawyer">acetaminophen product on a regular basis, you’ll want to know about this new study. The study, published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, found that chronic use of acetaminophen may put users … Continue reading

Posted in Acetaminophen / Tylenol, Pharmaceuticals |

Illinois Restaurant at Center of Salmonella Probe

An increase in < "http://www.yourlawyer.com/practice_areas/food_poisoning">Salmonella illnesses has been reported in Illinois, according to the Kane County Health Department. My Suburban Life reports that 10 cases of Salmonella ser Typhimurium have been reported in the past two weeks. Of the 10 … Continue reading

Posted in Food Poisoning, Salmonella |

Bedbugs Can Carry Superbugs

Bedbugs may carry superbug bacteria, according to Canadian researchers. It was long believed that < "http://www.yourlawyer.com/topics/overview/bedbugs-bites-infestation-hotels">bedbugs only left their victims with uncomfortable rashes, but in light of this new finding, the pests appear to have the ability to spread infections, … Continue reading

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New Dial Complete Class Action Lawsuit Filed in Florida

Yet another class action lawsuit has been filed against the Dial Corporation accusing the company of making false claims in the marketing of its < "http://www.yourlawyer.com/topics/overview/Dial-Complete-Antibacterial-Hand-Wash-Soap-Class-Action-Lawsuit">Dial Complete Antibacterial Handwash. This latest Dial Complete class action lawsuit was filed in U.S. … Continue reading

Posted in Consumer Fraud, Dial Complete Antibacterial Handwash |

Johnson & Johnson Recalls HIV Drug

As if the unprecedented frequency of recalls, the global DePuy hip replacement device debacle, and the Risperdal scandal were not enough, Johnson & Johnson is making headlines again for its HIV/AIDS medication, < "http://www.yourlawyer.com/practice_areas/defective_drugs">Prezista. According to The Wall Street Journal, … Continue reading

Posted in Pharmaceuticals |

Yaz Lawsuit Claims Birth Control Pill Caused Fatal Blood Clot

A grieving mother is blaming the < "http://www.yourlawyer.com/topics/overview/YAZ">Yaz birth control pill for her daughter’s death. Joan Cummins of Hackettstown, New Jersey, has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Bayer Corporation, the maker of Yaz. Michelle Pfleger, 18 years old and … Continue reading

Posted in Pharmaceuticals, Yaz / Yasmin |

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