Daily Archives: May 21, 2012

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Three Injured, Long Island Railroad Train Hits Car on Tracks

Three Injured When Long Island Railroad Train Hits Car on Tracks

Three people, including a train engineer, were injured on Wednesday when a Long Island Rail Road train hit a livery cab on the tracks west of Wyandanch station, LIRR officials said. LIRR spokesman Salvatore Arena said the driver of the Lincoln Town Car was taken to Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center ...

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DeflateGate’s Effects Impact Legal Gambling and the Economy

DeflateGate’s Effects Impact Legal Gambling and the Economy

The NFL has initiated a probe into the New England Patriots following allegations that the team intentionally used overly deflated footballs.

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Exploding Tanks Kill Jeep Drivers 18 months after Recall

Exploding Gas Tanks Continue to Kill Jeep Drivers 18 months after Recall

Chrysler recalled Jeeps with exploding gas tanks more than 18 months ago, but 1 million+ of these vehicles have not been fixed as the death toll continues to rise.

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J.J. Fuds, Inc. Pet Food Recalled - Listeria Contamination

J.J. Fuds, Inc. Pet Food Recalled Over Potential Listeria Contamination

J.J. Fuds, has recalled a specific lot of its J.J. Fuds Chicken Tender Chunks Pet Food over potential contamination with the dangerous, Listeria monocytogenes pathogen.

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Long Island Car Crash Kills 1 Person, Injures 2 More

Long Island Car Crash Kills 1 Person, Injures 2 More

A car accident on LI left one person dead & two more critically injured. The crash occurred Monday in Deer Park on Straight Path, south of Sagamore Lane.

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Actos Bladder Cancer Lawsuits Continue, New Complaint Filed by Tennessee Resident

Actos bladder cancer lawsuits continue, with a new complaint filed by a resident of Tennessee. The national law firm, Parker Waichman LLP, represents the Tennessee man who alleges that Actos caused his bladder cancer.

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Another Metal-on-Metal Hip Replacement Lawsuit Filed in DePuy ASR Hip Implant Litigation

A vital food safety program was saved from budget cuts this week, enabling the country’s largest—although considered by experts to be far too small—produce-safety testing program to continue.

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Failing DePuy ASR Hip Implants Sending Hundreds of Australians Back to the OR

Roughly 1,000 people in Australia have had to undergo revision surgeries because of failed DePuy ASR hip implants. According to TheAge.com, DePuy Orthopaedics has heard from more than 4,000 people in Australia and New Zealand seeking help with the recalled metal-on-metal hip replacement devices.

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Actos Side Effects Lawyers Says Whistleblower Revelations Could Boost Bladder Cancer, Heart Failure Lawsuits

An attorney with a prominent personal injury law firm says an Actos whistleblower lawsuit filed earlier this year could strengthen legal claims alleging the type 2 diabetes medication caused some users to develop bladder cancer and heart failure.

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Cancer Groups Issue Statement for Regulation of E-cigarettes

Cancer Groups Issue Statement Calling for Research and Regulation of E-cigarettes

The American Society of Clinical Oncology & the American Association for Cancer Research are calling on the government to regulate e-cigarettes.

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Listeria Prompts Diced Onion Recall

The dangerous Listeria pathogen has prompted a diced onion recall, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) just announced. Gills Onions, LLC of Oxnard, California is recalling 2,360 pounds, of diced red onions with lot code 51RDA1A2119 and use-by-dates May … Continue reading

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FDA Gives 7 Companies Go Ahead To Market Generic Plavix

The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) just gave seven companies the go-ahead to market generic Plavix. Plavix is a blood thinner prescribed for the prevention of blood clots, heart attacks, and which has been linked to serious side effects … Continue reading

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Brooklyn DA, Former NYC Mayor Clash on Handling of Orthodox Jewish Sex Abuse Cases

Brooklyn’s District Attorney Charles Hynes is facing added pressure in the Orthodox Jewish child sex abuse scandal as new critics accuse him of allowing victims of the abuse to be intimidated. According to a report from UK’s The Guardian newspaper, … Continue reading

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Caribeña Papayas Recalled For Potential Salmonella Contamination

Caribeña papayas are being recalled for potential Salmonella contamination, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) just announced. The recalled papayas were distributed by Caribe Produce Ltd. Co. of McAllen, Texas. A total of 286 cases of Papaya Maradol, Caribeña … Continue reading

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83 Sickened In Salmonella Outbreak Linked To Tempeh

A three-month tempeh Salmonella outbreak has broadened, reportedly sickening 83 people. The illnesses have been linked to a recall by Smiling Hara of Asheville, North Carolina of its 12-ounce packages of unpasteurized soybean tempeh. According to the Citizen-Times, many of … Continue reading

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Diamond Pet Foods Issues Cat Food Recall For Salmonella

Diamond Pet Foods expanded its dog food recalls to now include cat food contaminated with the Salmonella pathogen. Despite at least 16 human illnesses and now pet illnesses and deaths, only scanty information is being released. The recall began with … Continue reading

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River Ranch Recalls Bagged Salads For Potential Listeria

River Ranch Fresh Foods, LLC of Salinas, California just issued a recall and an expansion of that recall for its bagged salads over potential Listeria contamination, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) just announced. Routine random testing of finished … Continue reading

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Canadian Warning Issued for Actos Bladder Cancer Side Effect Risk

Health Canada has become the most recent national drug regulator to issue a warning about Actos and bladder cancer. Last month, the agency warned that interim results from a 10-year-study indicated that patients taking Actos for more than a year … Continue reading

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