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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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Fracking Should be Kept 600m From Aquifers, Study Says

New research on the safety of hydraulic fracturing (fracking) suggests new wells should not be dug within 600 meters of a water aquifer because underground fractures can extend about that far from a dug well. According to a report from UK’s The Guardian newspaper, researchers and geologists at Durham University have ...

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FDA Questions Device Makers about Duodenoscope Cleaning Procedures

Following Deadly Outbreaks, FDA Questions Device Makers about Duodenoscope Cleaning Procedures

In light of a recent outbreak linked to contaminated duodenoscopes, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is questioning manufacturers about their methods for cleaning the devices, the New York Times reports. The specialized scopes, which have been linked to several outbreaks in recent years, most recently infected seven patients ...

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Pradaxa Associated with more Complications than Warfarin, According to Early Study Findings

Early results from the largest study to date to compare Pradaxa and warfarin indicate that in a real-world setting, Pradaxa causes more complications than decades-old warfarin. The preliminary study results were announced last week, during the 2012 Thrombosis and Hemostasis Summit of North America.

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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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Scientist Calls for Federal Regulations for Fracking Pollution

Hydraulic fracturing (fracking) drilling should be governed by federal regulations because its pollution has no awareness of state boundaries.

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Pennsylvania Health System Proposes Comprehensive Fracking Study

A proposed study would examine the health effects of hydraulic fracturing (fracking) drilling on the people living closest to active natural gas wells.

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Decision on Pradaxa Bleeding Lawsuit Multidistrict Litigation Expected Soon

Victims of alleged Pradaxa injuries are awaiting word on whether their lawsuits will be consolidated in a multidistrict litigation. According to a report from The Madison Record, so far just over two dozen Pradaxa bleeding lawsuits have been filed in federal courts throughout the U.S.

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System for Tracking Prescription Drug Side Effects Flawed

Study Finds System for Tracking Prescription Drug Side Effects Flawed

System for keeping track of dangerous side effects of prescription drugs is flawed because drug makers are submitting incomplete information about problems to the FDA.

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Do Vitamin Drinks Pose Health Risks?Do Vitamin Drinks Pose Health Risks?

Do Vitamin Drinks Pose Health Risks?

Scientists are concerned vitamin drinks are contributing to levels of vitamins and other nutrients that are not only unnecessary, but potentially harmful.

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Fresh Express Expands Recall for Listeria-Tainted Romaine Lettuce

Fresh Express Incorporated just expanded its recall of Listeria-tainted Romaine lettuce, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) announced. The expanded recall now involves expired 18-ounce Hearts of Hearts of Romaine Salad with an expired Use-by Date of September 26, … Continue reading

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Forever Cheese Expands Listeria Cheese Recall

Forever Cheese just expanded its Listeria cheese recall, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) just announced. The expanded recall, which was announced on September 14, 2012, includes all lots and all production codes of all Marte brand Ricotta Salata … Continue reading

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Kroger Recalls Spinach in 15 States for Listeria

The Kroger Company just issued a 15-state spinach recall over possible contamination with the dangerous, sometimes deadly, Listeria pathogen, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) just announced. Kroger is asking consumer to check their refrigerators for Kroger Fresh Selections … Continue reading

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Listeria Concerns Prompt Ricotta Cheese Recall

Concerns about the dangerous, sometimes deadly, food borne pathogen, Listeria monocytogenes, have prompted a recall of ricotta cheese, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) just announced. To date, there have been 14 reported illnesses in 11 states which may … Continue reading

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Fresh Express Recalls Hearts of Romaine Salad for Possible Listeria

Fresh Express Incorporated just issued a recall of its Hearts of Romaine Salad over potential contamination with the Listeria pathogen. The recall involves a limited quantity of expired 10-ounce Hearts of Romaine Salads with the expired Use-by Date of August … Continue reading

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Dole Recalls Bagged Salads for Listeria

Dole is recalling bagged salads for Listeria contamination, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) just announced. Dole Fresh Vegetables is recalling 1,039 cases of its 10-ounce Dole Italian Blend bagged salad. The salad is coded 0049N2202008, with a Use-By … Continue reading

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Smoked Salmon Recalled for Potential Listeria Contamination

Smoked salmon is being recalled over potential contamination with the Listeria monocytogenes pathogen, a dangerous and deadly food borne contaminant. According to the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA), Spence & Co Ltd, of Brockton Massachusetts is recalling Wellsley Farms … Continue reading

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Mushrooms, Grilling Vegetables Recalled for Possible Listeria Contamination

Mushrooms and grilling vegetables are being recalled for potential Listeria contamination, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) just announced. Ciolino Produce Ciolino Produce is recalling Highline 8-ounce packaged Sliced White Mushrooms over possible contamination with the dangerous, sometimes deadly, … Continue reading

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Products Containing Sliced Apples Recalled for Listeria

Products containing sliced apples are being recalled for Listeria contamination, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) just announced. Missa Bay, LLC, a subsidiary of Ready Pac Foods, Inc., of Swedesboro, New Jersey is recalling 293,488 cases and 296,224 individually … Continue reading

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More Cantaloupe Recalled for Potential Listeria

More cantaloupes are being recall in response to potential Listeria contamination. Burch Equipment LLC, of North Carolina, is expanding its recall to now include all of this growing season’s cantaloupes and honeydew melons that may remain on the market, the … Continue reading

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