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Wireless Car Thief Hacker

Keyless Ignitions Are Big Convenience for Car Thieves

Keyless ignitions are convenient, and not just for car-owners. Thieves "hack" wireless keys to effortlessly break inside. It is a big problem — about 100 million cars are vulnerable.

/ November 2, 2016
Dehumidifier Fire Recall

Dehumidifiers Recalled After Causing $4.8M in Fire Damage

Own a dehumidifier? It could burn your house down. Over 7 million have been recalled because they can catch on fire. The most recent house fire was on Halloween.

/ November 2, 2016
IVC Filter Removal Surgery Success

IVC Filter Removed After Risky Surgery

A man from Canada who was told his broken IVC filter could not be removed because it punctured through his vein has successfully had surgery to get it out.

/ October 31, 2016
Hernia Mesh Study Risks

Hernia Mesh Benefits Offset by Long-Term Risks

Hernia mesh prevented hernias from re-opening and needing another surgery in "relatively few patients," but caused much higher rates of long-term complications, according to a new study.

/ October 28, 2016
Baby Powder St. Louis Trial Verdict

$70 Million Awarded in 3rd St. Louis Baby Powder Trial

A woman who was diagnosed with ovarian cancer after using Johnson's Baby Powder on her genitals for 45 years has been awarded $70 million by a jury in St. Louis Circuit Court.

/ October 28, 2016
FDA Medical Device Injuries

FDA Launches Website to Report Medical Device Lawbreakers

Heads up, whistleblowers. The FDA has unveiled a new website for anyone to report that a medical device maker is breaking the law — for example, hiding safety reports or "off-label" marketing.

/ October 26, 2016
Testosterone FDA Warning

FDA Issues Warning on Testosterone Health Risks

Men who abuse or become dependent on testosterone or anabolic steroids face a number of life-threatening health risks, according to the FDA.

/ October 25, 2016
Lawyer for IVC blood clot filter injuries.

New Jersey Man Files B. Braun Vena Tech® IVC Filter Lawsuit

A lawsuit has been filed by a man who was seriously injured when his blood clot filter broke and migrated to his heart. He now faces long-term health problems and an increased risk of death.

/ October 24, 2016
Bard Recovery IVC Filter Lawsuit

Texas Woman Files Bard Recovery® IVC Filter Lawsuit

C.R. Bard has been sued by a woman who was injured by an IVC filter that was pulled off the market soon after it was implanted in her body.

/ October 21, 2016
Lawsuit filed over Bard Eclipse vena cava blood clot filter side effects.

New York Woman Files Bard Eclipse® IVC Filter Lawsuit

A woman who was injured by a blood clot filter has joined a federal litigation against C.R. Bard involving over 1,000 similar lawsuits.

/ October 21, 2016