Category: Health News

Hair Dryer

Hair Dryers Recalled Over Burn, Shock & Explosion Risk

Xtava has issued a nationwide recall for about 235,000 of its Allure and Allure Pro 2200W hair dryers over concerns they can catch on fire, which may cause burns, shocks and even explosions, according to the U.S. Consumer Products Safety...

/ August 16, 2018
Painkiller NSAID Risk

Thyroid Drug Recalled for Ingredient Problems

A widely-prescribed thyroid medication is being recalled nationwide over problems with an ingredient, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) announced on Thursday.

/ August 15, 2018
IVC Filter Lawsuit

Texas Woman Files Recovery® IVC Filter Lawsuit

A lawsuit has been filed by a woman from Texas who was injured by the Recovery® blood clot filter manufactured by C.R. Bard.

/ August 15, 2018
Roundup

First Roundup Cancer Trial Ends in $289 Million Verdict for Plaintiff

Monsanto took a massive financial hit last week as a California jury sided with a former groundskeeper from San Francisco who claims he developed Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma from using the company’s Roundup weed killer, awarding the man nearly $290 million in...

/ August 14, 2018
IVC Filter Lawsuit

Florida Man Files Celect® Blood Clot Filter Lawsuit

A lawsuit has been filed against Cook Medical on behalf of a man from Florida who was injured by a Celect® blood clot filter.

/ August 14, 2018
IVC Filter Lawsuit

California Man Files Günther Tulip® IVC Filter Lawsuit

A man from California has filed a lawsuit against Cook Medical for injuries that were caused by a Günther Tulip® blood clot filter.

/ August 13, 2018
IVC Filter Lawsuit

Florida Man Files Option® IVC Filter Lawsuit

A man from Florida has filed a lawsuit after his Option® blood clot filter punctured his vein and could not be successfully retrieved.

/ August 10, 2018
Vitamix Blender

Nearly 100,000 Vitamix Blenders Recalled for Laceration Hazard

More than 100,000 high-end blenders sold at Costco, Williams-Sonoma and other major retailers have been recalled over concerns the containers can separate from the base, exposing the blades and increasing the risk of lacerations to users.

/ August 10, 2018
IVC Filter Lawsuit

Colorado Woman Files Option® IVC Filter Lawsuit

A woman from Colorado has filed a lawsuit after her Option® IVC Filter perforated through her vein and could not be removed surgically.

/ August 9, 2018
Nasal Spray

CVS Nasal Spray Recalled for Bacterial Contamination

A CVS-brand nasal spray is being recalled nationwide over concerns of potential bacterial contamination, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced on Wednesday.

/ August 9, 2018