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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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Another Metal-on-Metal Hip Replacement Lawsuit Filed in DePuy ASR Hip Implant Litigation

A vital food safety program was saved from budget cuts this week, enabling the country’s largest—although considered by experts to be far too small—produce-safety testing program to continue.

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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

A Port Jefferson Station man was killed on Wednesday due to a single-vehicle crash on the Northern State Parkway in Dix Hills. Police are investigating the accident, Newsday reports. According to Newsday, the 81-year-old man was driving a Nissan Altima west in the right lane, west of Exit 42. He ...

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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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New York Property Owners Challenge Binghamton Fracking Ban

According to a Reuters report, the landowners believe the Binghamton, N.Y., city council and Mayor acted against proper protocol when voting to ban fracking drilling the the city. Instead, they feel the city should have consulted with the Broome County Planning Commission before approving the ban.

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DeflateGate’s Effects Impact Legal Gambling & the Economy

DeflateGate’s-Effects-Impact-Legal-Gambling-and-the-Economy

The NFL has initiated a probe into the New England Patriots following allegations that the team intentionally used overly deflated footballs.

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Parker Waichman Representing Another Louisiana Plaintiff in Actos Bladder Cancer Lawsuit

A Louisiana man has become the latest to claim that his taking the type 2 diabetes drug Actos resulted in developing bladder cancer. He has filed a lawsuit against the Japanese manufacturer of the drug and the marketer of it in the U.S., claiming they failed to warn about this ...

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Pradaxa Named in Most FDA Adverse Event Reports for Deaths, Hemorrhage, Kidney Failure and Stroke

The controversial blood thinner, Pradaxa, surpassed all other drugs monitored by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) in adverse event reports made to the agency last year. According to the Institute for Safe Medicine Practices’ (ISMP) latest QuarterWatch report, Pradaxa also topped the list for reports of deaths, ...

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Lawsuit Alleges Bi-Lateral DePuy ASR Hip Implant Resulted in Elevated Chromium and Cobalt Levels, Need for Revision Surgery

DePuy Orthopaedics and its parent, Johnson & Johnson, continue to be named in lawsuits by metal-on-metal hip replacement recipients who suffered severe injuries, including elevated chromium and cobalt levels, allegedly due to recalled ASR hip implant devices. Most recently, the national law firm of Parker Waichman LLP filed suit on ...

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Johnson & Johnson Facing More Metal-on-Metal Hip Implant Woes, as DePuy Pinnacle Complaints Rise

Having already spent around $3 billion on its DePuy Orthopaedics ASR hip implant recall, Johnson & Johnson is facing another potential debacle involving a metal-on-metal version of its Pinnacle Hip Replacement System. According to a report from Reuters, Johnson & Johnson and its DePuy unit already face some 1,600 metal-on-metal ...

Test Confirms Sources of Salmonella-Tainted Cantaloupe

Although believed to be linked to a farm in Owensville, Indiana, a test just confirmed that the source of the ongoing Salmonella cantaloupe outbreak is Chamberlain Farms A DNA test confirmed the link that sickened people in a 22-state outbreak … Continue reading

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40 Sickened by Salmonella Ground Beef, CDC Says

Illnesses in an ongoing Salmonella outbreak has grown to 40, say the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Cargill Meat Solutions of Wyalusing, Pennsylvania produced the tainted beef linked to the Salmonella outbreak. According to MeatPoultry.com, the number … Continue reading

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Egg Farm Warned About Salmonella Danger Ahead of Massive Outbreak

An egg farm linked to a deadly outbreak of Salmonella in 2010 had been warned about dangers of sick hens months before the massive outbreak. Salmonella is a dangerous, sometimes deadly, food borne infection. A scientist at Iowa State University … Continue reading

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Another Hatchery Linked to Salmonella Outbreak

Another hatchery has been linked to Salmonella outbreaks caused by live chickens. Yesterday, we wrote that an eight-year Salmonella Montevideo outbreak and related investigation was finally linked to one unnamed West Coast U.S. hatchery. Two other hatcheries were implicated in … Continue reading

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8-Year Salmonella Outbreak Linked To Mail Order Hatchery

The mystery behind a long-running, eight-year Salmonella outbreak has been linked to a mail order hatchery. This, following years of tests, tracebacks, and interviews. The outbreak, said MSNBC, sickened 316 people in 43 states between 2004 and 2011. The strain, … Continue reading

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Tempeh Starter Recalled, Linked To Salmonella Outbreak

Tempeh starter is being recalled and has been linked to an ongoing Salmonella outbreak. The three-month tempeh Salmonella outbreak has reportedly sickened more than 90 people, said MSNBC, and has been linked to a recall by Smiling Hara of Asheville, … Continue reading

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Tuna Strips Recalled for Possible Salmonella

Tuna strips are being recalled for possible Salmonella poisoning. The recalled tuna stripes are part of the larger, ongoing tuna scrape recall that has sickened at least 200 people nationwide, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) announced. Moon Fishery … Continue reading

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