Elizabeth Bradley

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Lifelong consumer advocate. Pop culture nerd. Grammar evangelist. Wannabe organizer. Travel addict. Zombie fan.

Study Links Textured Breast Implants and 400X Risk of Cancer

Study Links Textured Breast Implants and 400X Risk of Cancer

Silicone breast implants with a textured shell are associated with a 400-fold increased risk of a rare cancer compared to smooth silicone breast implants, according to a study in JAMA Oncology.

/ January 19, 2018
Legionnaires' Infects Resident of Veterans Home in Fresno

Legionnaires’ Infects Resident of Veterans Home in Fresno

A resident of the Veterans' Home in southwest Fresno, California was diagnosed with Legionnaires' disease, a severe type of pneumonia.

/ January 19, 2018
$28 Million Xarelto Jury Award Overturned

$28 Million Xarelto Jury Award Overturned

A state judge in Pennsylvania has overturned a $27.8 million jury award to a woman who suffered severe gastrointestinal bleeding after taking the blood-thinning drug Xarelto.

/ January 18, 2018
Deadly Lung Collapses Linked to Feeding Tube Systems

Deadly Lung Collapses Linked to Feeding Tube Systems

The FDA is warning about the risk of deadly lung collapses (pneumothorax events) from feeding tube placement procedures.

/ January 18, 2018
How to Avoid Instant-Pot Pressure Cooker Explosions

How to Avoid Instant-Pot Pressure Cooker Explosions

The Instant-Pot pressure cooker was one of the Top 5 best-selling products on Amazon.com this Black Friday, but buyer beware — it may pose a risk of explosions and burn injuries if used improperly.

/ November 27, 2017
E. Coli May Be Lurking in Uncooked Flour and Batter

E. Coli May Be Lurking in Uncooked Flour and Batter

Think twice about licking the spoon if you're making cookies, cakes, pies, or other home-baked goodies this holiday season. The risk of E. coli in your flour is higher than anyone expected, according to a new study published in the...

/ November 27, 2017
Giant, Stop & Shop Recall Frozen Corn for Listeria Risk

Giant, Stop & Shop Recall Frozen Corn for Listeria Risk

Stop & Shop, Giant Food Stores, and Martin's Food Markets have announced a recall for store-brand frozen corn due to a potential risk of food poisoning with the bacteria Listeria monocytogenes.

/ November 17, 2017
Lawsuit Claims NutriBullet Exploded and Caused Burns

Lawsuit Claims NutriBullet Can Explode and Cause Burns

A lawsuit has been filed against NutriBullet by Rosa Rivera, the mother of the late Latin singer Jenni Rivera, after she claims her NutriBullet "exploded" on her and caused severe burns.

/ November 17, 2017
Uber Reaches $20 Million Settlement in Text Spam Lawsuit

Uber Sex Assault Class Action Filed by 2 Women

The class action lawsuit against Uber was filed by two unnamed women who say they were assaulted by their drivers.

/ November 14, 2017
Lawsuit Filed Over Elite Bistro Pressure Cooker Explosion

Lawsuit Filed Over Elite Bistro Pressure Cooker Explosion

Lawsuits and several complaints have been filed by people who were severely burned by pressure cooker explosions involving Maxi-Matic Elite Bistro 8-Quart Electric Pressure Cookers sold at Kohl's and HSN.

/ November 14, 2017