Month: December 2016

Millions of Dehumidifiers Pose Major Fire Hazard

Millions of Dehumidifiers Pose Major Fire Hazard

Millions of people in the United States have a recalled dehumidifier and have no idea about the risk of it burning their house down.

/ December 30, 2016
Catheter Injury Recall Lawsuit

Catheter Injury Lawsuits Increase After Slew of Recalls

Millions of catheters were recalled this year due to life-threatening safety risks. Lawsuits have been filed by people who were injured when the tip of the catheter broke off in their body.

/ December 30, 2016
Roux En Y Gastric Bypass

Gastric Bypass Surgery Linked to Long-Lasting Digestive Problems

Most people who had a common weight-loss surgery experienced long-term digestive problems and could not eat certain foods, according to a recent study.

/ December 29, 2016
Heater Cooler Machine Infections

Hospitals Issue Infection Warning From Heart-Surgery Machine

Indiana hospitals are warning over 8,000 open-heart surgery patients they may be infected with a slow-growing bacteria from a contaminated machine that heats or cools the blood during surgery.

/ December 29, 2016

Meet Your Goals in 2017: How to Make Your New Year’s Resolutions Stick

From losing weight to spending more time with family, each year at the end of December people vow to stick to their New Year’s resolutions. Only problem is that very few actually succeed in accomplishing this feat. Here are five...

/ December 29, 2016

5 Coolest Gadgets of 2016

From virtual reality headsets to a robot powered by artificial intelligence, here are five of this year’s must-have gadgets:

/ December 28, 2016
Lawsuit Settlement

Stryker Expands Rejuvenate and ABG II Hip Implant Lawsuit Settlement

Stryker Orthopedics has agreed to pay at least $300,000 to people who needed revision surgery for a bad hip replacement with the recalled Rejuvenate or ABG II before December 19, 2016.

/ December 28, 2016
Lawyer for Blood Clot Filter Injuries

New Mexico Woman Files Option ELITE® IVC Filter Lawsuit

A lawsuit has been filed by a woman who needed multiple surgeries to remove a blood clot-catching filter that tilted and became embedded in her body.

/ December 28, 2016
Xarelto Lawsuit in MDL

Janssen Faces Over 15,000 Xarelto Bleeding Lawsuits

Over 15,000 lawsuits have been filed by people who had severe, uncontrollable bleeding after taking the blood-thinning drug Xarelto.

/ December 27, 2016
Holiday Depression

5 Tips to Help Overcome Holiday Depression

The holidays are supposed to be the happiest time of the year, but for many, they trigger deep feelings of sadness and anxiety. Here are five things you can do to help beat the holiday blues:

/ December 27, 2016