All posts by Elizabeth Bradley

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

Ebola Lawsuit Texas

Texas Nurse Infected With Ebola Settles Lawsuit With Hospital

A nurse who got Ebola after treating "patient zero" in Dallas two years ago has settled a lawsuit with the owner of Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital.

/ October 25, 2016

Halloween Contact Lens Wearers Risk Blindness, FDA Warns

Decorative contact lenses may seem like just the thing to finish your Halloween costume — but watch out. All non-prescription lenses are illegal and may cause infections or permanent vision loss.

/ October 24, 2016
Birth Control Depression Study

Study Links Birth Control and Depression

Women on hormonal contraceptive pills, patches, rings, and IUDs had higher rates of depression and antidepressant use — especially teenage girls — according to a massive new study in Denmark.

/ October 20, 2016

Calcium Supplements For Bones May Hurt Your Heart

Calcium supplements may raise the risk of heart damage and plaque buildup in arteries, but a diet high in calcium-rich foods helps protect the heart, according to a new study.

/ October 18, 2016

Wonderful Pistachios Not So Wonderful With Salmonella

Wonderful Pistachios were linked to an outbreak of Salmonella in March. Now the FDA wants proof the company made changes to fix the problem and prevent another outbreak.

/ October 17, 2016

FDA: Bad Batteries on St. Jude Defibrillators Run Out in 24 Hrs

After two deaths, St. Jude and the FDA warn that bad batteries on nearly 400,000 implantable cardiac defibrillators can run out in 24 hours.

/ October 11, 2016

Costco Chicken Salad Recalled Due to Salmonella Risk

Four Salmonella illnesses are being blamed on rotisserie chicken salad sold at a Costco store in Lynwood, Washington, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS).

/ October 11, 2016
Taxotere Lawsuit MDL

Taxotere Lawsuits Centralized in MDL

Judges have picked a federal court in Louisiana to centralize lawsuits accusing Sanofi-Aventis of failing to warn about permanent baldness from the chemotherapy drug Taxotere (docetaxel).

/ October 11, 2016