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Tennessee Woman Alleges Boston Scientific Transvaginal Mesh Product Caused Painful Injuries

More reports of painful injuries are being linked to transvaginal mesh. This time, a Tennessee woman has filed a lawsuit against Boston Scientific over its Advantage Transvaginal Mid-Urethral Sling System.

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Tentative Ohio Fracking Regulations Criticized as too Lax

Lawmakers in Ohio have tentatively passed new regulations governing hydraulic fracturing (fracking) drilling but they’ve immediately been criticized for being too favorable to the natural gas and oil industries.

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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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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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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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Indiana Woman Alleges Serious Injuries From Transvaginal Mesh Products

Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm, just filed a lawsuit on behalf of a woman who suffered injuries after receiving transvaginal mesh implants. The lawsuit suit alleges that the transvaginal mesh created an unreasonable risk and directly caused her injuries.

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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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Medtronic Infuse Studies Faulted for Downplaying Side Effects

Medtronic Inc.’s published studies for its Infuse bone graft product may have downplayed serious side effects, according to an analysis published last year in The Spine Journal. The study, which drew on U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) documents and other data sources, suggests that up to half of ...

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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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Medtronic Sprint Fidelis Leads Vulnerable to Fracture after ICD Switch

Medtronic Sprint Fidelis leads are vulnerable to fracture following ICD switch, says a new study published in the June issue of the journal Heart Rhythm.

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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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