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Geodon the antipsychotic drug can Cause Deadly Skin Reaction

Geodon can Cause Deadly Skin Reaction, FDA Warns

The FDA has required a new warning label for the antipsychotic drug Geodon (ziprasidone) to include the risk of a potentially fatal skin reaction.

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Zadroga Act Cancer Decision Expected This Week

The federal official tasked with determining what ailments should be covered by the federal Zadroga Act is expected to decide by Saturday if certain cancers will be eligible for compensation. The decision is being eagerly awaited by thousands of first responders who believe they developed cancer due to exposure ...

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Toxic Nano-Particles from Failing Metal-on-Metal Hip Replacements May Pose Long-Term Health Risks

According to a new study, failing metal-on-metal hip implants generate toxic nano-particles that release Cobalt 2+ ions, which not only cause inflammation in surrounding tissue, but have the potential to cause long-term damage to the genetic material of cells. According to a report published by, this “genotoxicity” could ...

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Majority of Metal-on-Metal Hip Implant Failures Occur within Two Years, Study Finds

A newly published metal-on-metal hip replacement study is reporting that the majority of failures occur early, within two years of surgery. The study, published in the journal Orthopedics, is just the latest to indicate that close follow-up of metal-on-metal hip implant patients is warranted.

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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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MTA Bus Crash and Two Cars Injures 23 at Utica Ave. & Clarendon Rd

Crash Involving MTA Bus and Two Cars Injures 23

Police are investigating an accident in Brooklyn on Wednesday afternoon that injured 23 people, 3 of them critically, when a car was knocked into the path of an MTA bus.

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FDA Urged to Ban Powdered Caffeine

FDA Urged to Ban Powdered Caffeine

Pennsylvania Senator Robert Casey has written to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to urge the agency to ban powdered caffeine, a dietary supplement.

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Smith & Nephew Says Metal-on-Metal Hip Replacement Controversy Slowing Sales of Birmingham Hip Resurfacing System

Medical device maker Smith & Nephew has reported a drop in sales of its metal-on-metal hip implant devices. According to the company, hip implant sales were down 2 percent during the first quarter of 2012, largely because its Birmingham Hip Resurfacing System suffered from an association with other metal-on-metal hip ...

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Actos Whistleblower Lawsuit Questions Avandia Researcher's Financial Ties to Takeda

A prominent researcher has been implicated in an alleged cover-up of Actos side effects, according to a report from An Actos whistleblower lawsuit unsealed earlier this year has alleged financial connections between the Cleveland Clinic’s Dr Steven Nissen and the maker of Actos “should be considered when analyzing Actos’s ...

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Sleep Aids Can Increase Alzheimer’s Risk

A new study has found that over-the-counter sleeping aids and anti-allergy medicines can increase the risk of Alzheimer’s disease.

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Motion Seeks to Have Court Consider New Renu with MoistureLoc Evidence

New evidence shows that Renu with MoistureLoc Contact Lens Solution when heated in plastic containers loses antimicrobial qualities and can lead to varying forms of bacterial infections. The national law firm of Parker Waichman LLP, in light of this evidence, … Continue reading

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Evaporation of Contact Lens Solution Reduces Effectiveness

Partially evaporated contact lens solution loses much of its disinfectant ability, according to a new study. Many contact lens wearers unwittingly use partially evaporated solution, which can occur when contact lens wearers reuse solution or fail to recap their lens … Continue reading

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Bausch & Lomb Loses ReNu with MoistureLoc Insurance Case

Bausch & Lomb has lost another round in the legal wrangling involving its recalled < "">ReNu with MoistureLoc Contact Lens Solution. Last week, a federal judge ruled in favor of one of Bausch & Lomb’s insurers, Lexington Co., making it … Continue reading

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Multipurpose Contact Lens Solutions May Cause Eye Damage

Recent studies on some multipurpose contact lens solutions have found that such preparations can cause eye damage. One such study was detailed last week at the 8th National Congress on Optometry and Opticianry held in New York. Multipurpose contact lens … Continue reading

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Discovery Continues in ALL Pending ReNu with MoistureLoc Lawsuits

Lawsuits filed by people who claim they sustained non-Fusarium eye infections from Bausch & Lomb’s < "">ReNu with MoistureLoc Contact Lens Solution suffered a setback last month when a New York state court judge issued a ruling that excluded the … Continue reading

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Company Refocuses Marketing Efforts on ReNu

We recently wrote that Bausch & Lomb, maker of ReNu with MoistureLoc, settled around 600 lawsuits involving the < "">recalled contact lens solution. Now, Bausch & Lomb is focusing on ReNu marketing. According to a prior report in the Associated … Continue reading

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Hundreds of ReNu with MoistureLoc Lawsuits Settled

Bausch & Lomb, the maker of < "">ReNu with MoistureLoc, has settled around 600 lawsuits involving the recalled contact lens solution. According to a report in the Associated Press, the settled ReNu with MoistureLoc claims have so far cost the … Continue reading

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ReNu with MoistureLoc Lost Antifungal Properties When Exposed to High Temperatures

< "">ReNu with MoistureLoc loses much of its ability to fight fungal contamination when exposed to high temperatures for a long period of time, according to a new study published in the Archives of Ophthalmology.  ReNu with MoistureLoc was recalled … Continue reading

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Tainted ReNu, AMO Contact Lens Solutions Prompt FDA Panel to Call for Better Testing

In the past several years, contact lens solutions, including < "">ReNu with MoistureLoc and < "">Advanced Medical Optics Complete MoisturePlus, have been linked to potentially blinding eye infections. Now, a group of Food & Drug Administration (FDA) advisors has recommended … Continue reading

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Renu with MoistureLoc, Other Contact Lens Solution Recalls Result in FDA Safety Review

Contact lens solutions have been slated for a Food & Drug Administration (FDA) safety review.  The FDA decided to embark on the review after some popular brands of contact lens solutions – including < "">Renu with MoistureLoc – were linked … Continue reading

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