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Tennessee Resident Files Pradaxa Bleeding Lawsuit Following Cerebral Hemorrhage

A man from Tennessee has filed a lawsuit against the maker of Pradaxa, claiming that the blood thinner caused him to suffer a cerebral hemorrhage. The complaint alleges Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. concealed knowledge that Pradaxa can cause Serious, life-threatening bleeds, and did not warn that Pradaxa bleeding side effects ...

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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 such as the heart attacks and strokes it is supposed to ...

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E-cigarettes Could Increase Risk of Lung Infections

E-cigarettes Could Increase Risk of Lung Infections

New research suggests the liquid used in electronic cigarettes could increase the risk of viral lung infections, regardless of whether it contains nicotine.

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Study Links Liquid in E-Cigarette to Viral Infections

Study Links Liquid in Electronic Cigarette to Increased Risk of Viral Infections

The National Jewish Health study, links the liquid used in e-cigarettes to a higher risk of respiratory viral infections, whether the liquid contains nicotine or not.

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Lawsuits over DePuy ASR Metal-on-Metal Hip Implants Continue to Mount

DePuy Orthopaedics and its parent, Johnson & Johnson, continue to be hit with lawsuits over recalled metal-on-metal DePuy ASR hip implants. Just yesterday, the national law firm of Parker Waichman LLP announced it had filed yet another DePuy ASR hip implant lawsuit, this time on behalf of a Virginia resident ...

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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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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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Actos, Avandia May Up Risk for Diabetic Macular Edema

A West Virginia man fitted with a metal-on-metal version of DePuy Orthopaedics’ Pinnacle Hip Implant System has filed suit against the company and its parent, Johnson & Johnson, alleging the device caused him to suffer pain and elevated cobalt levels. The Plaintiff is being represented by the national law ...

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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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Hip Replacement, Knee Implant Patients with Diabetes, Other Health Problems May Face Difficult Recoveries

Patients receiving hip replacement devices or knee implants may face a more complicated recovery if they are obese, or suffer from diabetes or other health woes. According to a new study published online in the journal Anesthesiology, at least 3% of all total hip or knee replacement patients will ...

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Sherwin-Williams Recalls Acrylic Coating, Glaze, and Automotive Paint for Fire Hazard

Sherwin-Williams is recalling acrylic coating, glaze, and automotive paint due to fire hazard, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) just announced. In all three cases, the aerosol canister can leak, posing a fire hazard to consumers if the can … Continue reading

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Ice Gel Pak Recall Expanded

California Innovation’s Ice Gel Pack recall has been expanded, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) just announced. The Ice/Hot and Ice Gel Packs were manufactured in China; imported by California Innovations Inc., of Toronto, Canada; and sold at mass … Continue reading

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Kawasaki Recalls Off-Highway Vehicles for Crash Risk

Kawasaki has issued a recall of off-highway vehicles for crash risk, said the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). The recall involves about 2,000 Teryx Recreational Off-Highway Vehicles, which were manufactured in the United States; distributed by Kawasaki Motors Corp., … Continue reading

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Lenovo Expands ThinkCentre Desktop Computer Recall

Lenovo just expanded last month’s ThinkCentre Desktop recall over fire hazard, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission just announced. The prior recall involved 50,500 Lenovo ThinkCentre M70z and M90z computers and has been expanded to include an additional 13,000 ThinkCentres. … Continue reading

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STOK Gas Grills Recalled For Propane Leaks

STOK Gas Grills are being recalled for propane leaks, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and Health Canada (HC) just announced. About 87,600 STOK Gas Grills have been recalled in the United States; another 1,400 STOK Gas Grills have … Continue reading

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Baja Sports Reannounces Dirt Bike Recall Following New Fire Report

Baja Sports has reannounced a dirt bike recall following new fire reports, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) just announced. The Commission notes that consumers who participated in the March 2011 recall should contact Baja Inc. to determine if … Continue reading

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