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Actos Bladder Cancer Lawsuits Continue, New Complaint Filed by Tennessee Resident

Actos bladder cancer lawsuits continue, with a new complaint filed by a resident of Tennessee. The national law firm, Parker Waichman LLP, represents the Tennessee man who alleges that Actos caused his bladder cancer.

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Medtronic Settles Charges Over Kickbacks To Doctors

Medical device giant, Medtronic Inc., is settling charges over kickbacks to doctors. The firms just agreed to pay $23.5 million to settle claims it paid physicians kickbacks in exchange for their use of its pacemakers and defibrillators, according to a U.S. Justice Department announcement yesterday. The company was accused of seeking ...

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Johnson & Johnson’s Ethicon Division to End Sales of Gynecare Prolift, Three Other Transvaginal Mesh Devices

Johnson & Johnson’s Ethicon Inc. division revealed yesterday that it will end sales of its Gynecare Prolift device and three other transvaginal mesh products. The plan to stop selling the four products was set forth in a letter filed by the company in the Ethicon transvaginal mesh multidistrict litigation ...

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U.K. Regulators Issue Additional Guidance for Metal-on-Metal Hip Implant Recipients

Regulators in the U.K. are once again issuing advice to doctors and other healthcare professionals involved in the follow-up of patients with metal-on-metal hip replacement devices. In an alert issued by the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA), guidance is provided for four groups of metal-on-metal hip implant ...

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New York Man Claims Biomet Metal-on-Metal Hip Implant Caused Pain, Disability

A New York man claims his metal-on-metal hip implant was defective and required replacement within a year of receiving it. This has left him facing a lifetime of pain, disability, and rising medical costs.

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Research Study Confirms Fracking Cause of Ohio Earthquakes

Research Study Confirms Fracking as Cause of Ohio Earthquakes

Fracking operation near Poland Township, Ohio, activated a previously unknown fault in the, causing 77 earthquakes with magnitudes ranging from 1.0 to 3.0 in March 2014.

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Study Finds Plavix May Only Benefit Smokers

An emerging study finds that blood thinner Plavix may only benefit smokers. Plavix (clopidogrel) is prescribed for the prevention of blood clots and heart attacks, and has been linked to serious side effects, including the heart attacks and strokes it is supposed to prevent, gastrointestinal and cerebral bleeding, bleeding ulcers, ...

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Transvaginal Mesh a Nightmare for Thousands of Women

Thousands of women who have received transvaginal mesh surgical implants to treat stress urinary incontinence (SUI) and pelvic organ prolapse (POP) are now living a nightmare, thanks to debilitating pain, bleeding, infection and other serious complications. According to the Sun-Sentinel, many of the women injured by transvaginal mesh claim ...

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Metal-on-Metal Hip Replacement Device

Smith & Nephew’s Birmingham Metal-on-Metal Hip Replacement Device

Wright Medical Inc. took steps in to 2006 to convince the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) to reject pre-market approval of rival Smith & Nephew’s Birmingham metal-on-metal hip implant. Wright Medical, which makes two metal-on-metal hip replacement devices, the Conserve and the Lieneage device, filed a citizen petition ...

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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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