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First Drug-Resistant “Superbug” Could Be End of Antibiotic Era

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has confirmed the first case of a "superbug" infection that resists antibiotics of last resort.

/ May 27, 2016

Thousands of Women Injured by Essure Birth Control

Bayer is facing several lawsuits after more than 5,000 women were injured by Essure birth control.

/ May 26, 2016

States File Vaginal Mesh Lawsuits Against Johnson & Johnson

California and Washington accuse J&J of violating consumer protection laws by using false advertising to sell vaginal mesh.

/ May 25, 2016

Coffee Workers at Risk for Incurable Lung Disease

Workers in coffee roasting plants are at risk for developing severe, incurable lung disease called "Popcorn Lung," according to the CDC.

/ May 24, 2016

Baltimore Cop Not Guilty in Freddie Gray Death

Baltimore police officer Edward Nero was acquitted on all charges in the death of Freddie Gray.

/ May 23, 2016

Fainting Goats Escape Fort McMurray Fire

A pair of flatulent fainting goats were rescued from a fiery inferno in Fort McMurray, Canada in the backseat of a Ford.

/ May 21, 2016
IVC Filter Injury Lawsuit

Cook Celect IVC Filter Lawsuit Filed in Pennsylvania

A lawsuit has been filed by a man from Pennsylvania whose IVC filter broke and became embedded in his heart.

/ May 20, 2016

Invokana Amputation Risk Under Review by FDA

FDA investigates study linking diabetes drugs Invokana and Invokamet with a doubled risk of leg, foot, and toe amputations.

/ May 20, 2016

Pain, Seizure Drug Lyrica May Triple Risk of Birth Defects

Study finds a 6% risk of major birth defects from first-trimester exposure to Lyrica, a popular anti-seizure and pain medication.

/ May 19, 2016

OVERTIME: Bad for the Economy or About Time?

Anyone making under $47,476 ($913 a week) will automatically qualify for time-and-a-half pay when they work 40 hours a week or more, according to a new rule announced by the White House.

/ May 18, 2016