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Stryker Issues Voluntary Recall for Rejuvenate Modular and ABG II Hip Implant Components

Stryker Orthopedics is recalling two metal-on-metal hip implant components, its Rejuvenate Modular and ABG II modular-neck hip stems. According to a notice posted on Stryker’s website, risks associated with the Rejuvenate Modular and ABG II modular-neck hip stems include the potential for fretting and/or corrosion at or about ...

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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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Crash on N.State Pkwy Kills Port Jefferson Station Man

Single-Car Crash on Northern State Parkway Kills Port Jefferson Station Man

81-year-old Port Jefferson Station man was killed in a crash at 4:57 a.m.. He lost control of the vehicle traveling west on Northern State Pkwy, on exit 42, Dix Hills.

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What Action Will the FDA Take on E-cigarettes?

What Action Will the FDA Take on E-cigarettes?

As health and quality concerns trouble the e-cigarette industry, experts and the public await the Food and Drug Administration (FDA)’s action to regulate the devices.

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Western Pennsylvania Familes File Suit Over Alleged Fracking Pollution

Three families in western Pennsylvania believe a leading hydraulic fracturing (fracking) company and two water testing labs are conspiring to produce false results that show natural gas drilling is not contaminating their private water wells.

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Study Finds Metal-on-Metal Hip Implants Associated with High Incidence of Pseudotumors

Yet another study is adding to concerns about the potential dangers associated with metal-on-metal hip implants. The study, published in the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, found that large diameter metal-on-metal total hip replacement may be associated with a substantially higher incidence of pseudotumor formation.

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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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Cancer Groups Call for E-cigarettes Regulation/Research

Two Leading Cancer Groups Issue Call for Regulation of E-cigarettes and Research on Health Risks

In a joint statement, the American Society of Clinical Oncology and the American Association for Cancer Research have called on the federal government to move quickly to regulate e-cigarettes and increase research on their health effects. These leading research and treatment organizations asked the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to make ...

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Older Patients Face Heart Attack Risk Following Surgery

Older Hip Implant, Knee Replacement Patients Face Heart Attack Risk Following Surgery

An emerging report reveals that older hip implant and knee replacement patients face increased heart attack risks following surgery. The risk for acute myocardial infarction (AMI) was seen in the first two weeks after these surgical procedures.

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Study Linking Z-Pak to Increased Death Risk Being Reviewed by FDA

The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) is reviewing a new study that reported an increased risk of sudden, heart-related deaths among people using the antibiotic Zithromax (azithromycin), known popularly as Z-Pak. In a statement issued late yesterday, the FDA said patients being treated with Zithromax should not stop taking ...

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EPA Bans Sales of DuPont Imprelis after Herbicide Blamed for Tree Deaths

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced late yesterday that it is banning sales of < "http://www.yourlawyer.com/topics/overview/Imprelis-DuPont-herbicide-tree-death-side-effects-lawsuit">DuPont’s Imprelis herbicide. The EPA issued the < "http://www.yourlawyer.com/topics/overview/Imprelis-DuPont-herbicide-tree-death-side-effects-lawsuit">Stop Sale, Use or Removal Order (SSURO) after data provided by DuPont confirmed that certain coniferous trees, … Continue reading

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EPA Calls DuPont’s Imprelis Warnings “Inadequate,” Pushes Company to Make Tree Side Effect Studies Public

Earlier this week, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) sent two letters to DuPont CEO Ellen J. Kullman regarding the agency’s review of its < "http://www.yourlawyer.com/topics/overview/Imprelis-DuPont-herbicide-tree-death-side-effects-lawsuit">Imprelis herbicide. The EPA letters called DuPont’s warning labels for Imprelis “inadequate,” and criticized the company … Continue reading

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Imprelis Recall Coming, DuPont Says

DuPont has decided to issue a recall of its < "http://www.yourlawyer.com/topics/overview/Imprelis-DuPont-herbicide-tree-death-side-effects-lawsuit">Imprelis herbicide, and discontinue sales of the product, Reuters is reporting. Imprelis has been named in hundreds of customer complaints, as well as a number of class action lawsuits, that … Continue reading

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Iowa Couple Files Latest Imprelis Tree Damage Lawsuit

Yet another class action lawsuit has been filed over alleged < "http://www.yourlawyer.com/topics/overview/Imprelis-DuPont-herbicide-tree-death-side-effects-lawsuit">Imprelis tree poisoning. The lawsuit, filed by Daryl and Mary Ann Haley, was filed in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Iowa, Cedar Rapids Division, and seeks … Continue reading

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Imprelis Harms Trees, DuPont Says

DuPont has admitted that its < "http://www.yourlawyer.com/topics/overview/Imprelis-DuPont-herbicide-tree-death-side-effects-lawsuit">Imprelis herbicide has damaged landscape trees in states around the country. The acknowledgement, which came in a statement DuPont issued this afternoon, follows the filing of several class action lawsuits seeking damages for Imprelis … Continue reading

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Latest Imprelis Class Action Lawsuit Filed in Ohio

An Ohio homeowner has filed a lawsuit against DuPont over its I< "http://www.yourlawyer.com/topics/overview/Imprelis-DuPont-herbicide-tree-death-side-effects-lawsuit">mprelis herbicide. The Imprelis lawsuit, which alleges the herbicide caused significant damage and harm to trees, was filed in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio … Continue reading

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New Imprelis Lawsuit Claims DuPont was Negligent in Bringing Herbicide to Market

DuPont has been hit with another lawsuit over its Imprelis herbicide. The new < "http://www.yourlawyer.com/topics/overview/Imprelis-DuPont-herbicide-tree-death-side-effects-lawsuit">Imprelis lawsuit, filed by a Pennsylvania homeowner and an Indiana golf course, asserts the herbicide is killing trees, shrubs and ornamental plants across the country. The … Continue reading

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Imprelis Class Action Lawsuit Claims Herbicide Causes Tree Deaths, Damage on Massive Scale

A Michigan country club is heading up a federal class action lawsuit that claims < "http://www.yourlawyer.com/topics/overview/Imprelis-DuPont-herbicide-tree-death-side-effects-lawsuit">DuPont’s Imprelis herbicide caused the death of thousands of mature trees throughout the country. According to various media reports, both DuPont and the U.S. Environmental … Continue reading

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