Category: Health News

Study Questions Risks of Using Abilify for Depression

Study Questions Using Abilify for Depression

Hundreds of lawsuits have been filed by people who became addicted to gambling as a result of taking the anti-psychotic medication Abilify (aripiprazole) for depression and other mood disorders.

/ August 17, 2017
Red Bird Farms Recalls Potentially Spoiled Chicken

Red Bird Farms Recalls Potentially Spoiled Chicken

Red Bird Farms recalled approximately 3,500 pounds of boneless chicken breast strips that were sold at King Soopers grocery stores because the company says the products may be spoiled.

/ August 17, 2017
Baby Vitamin Supplements Recalled for Infection Risk

Baby Vitamin Supplements Recalled for Infection Risk

If your baby or toddler takes liquid multivitamins or Vitamin D supplements to stay healthy, watch out for "Leader" brand — it was recalled due to risk of infections from bacterial contamination.

/ August 16, 2017
Papaya Salmonella Outbreak Infects Over 100 People

Papaya Recalls Expand After 141 Salmonella Illnesses

The FDA is warning consumers to avoid a third brand of papayas from a farm in Mexico that is linked to a deadly Salmonella outbreak.

/ August 15, 2017

Georgia Widow Files IVC Filter Death Lawsuit

A lawsuit has been filed on behalf of a man who died of a cardiac arrest and a bilateral pulmonary embolism (blood clots in both lungs) as a result of his Option™ ELITE IVC Filter failing to catch blood clots.

/ August 15, 2017
Sig Sauer P320

Sig Sauer Recalls Pistols After Unintentional Discharge Wounds Cop

Sig Sauer is offering a "voluntary upgrade" on its P320 pistols after a Connecticut police officer filed a lawsuit alleging that one of the firearms fell to the ground and discharged, resulting in severe wounds to his knee.

/ August 14, 2017
5 Deaths Linked to Weight-Loss Stomach Balloons: FDA

5 Deaths Linked to Weight-Loss Stomach Balloons

The ReShape and Orbera fluid-filled stomach balloons for weight-loss have been linked to 5 deaths and dozens of reports of pancreatitis and spontaneously over-filling with fluid or air — sometimes within days.

/ August 11, 2017
Pregnancy

Using Antibacterial Soap During Pregnancy May Lead to Poor Outcomes: Study

Exposure to environmental levels of a common antibacterial chemical found in many soaps and lotions can transfer from mother to child during pregnancy, increasing the risk for birth defects and other poor outcomes, a new study has found.

/ August 11, 2017

Report: Monsanto Edited “Independent” Roundup Studies

Monsanto has long insisted that independent scientists vouched for the safety of Roundup (glyphosate) — but evidence shows that Monsanto's employees actually edited several of those "independent" studies.

/ August 10, 2017
Arkansas Woman Files IVC Filter Lawsuit

Arkansas Woman Files IVC Filter Lawsuit

Cook Medical's IVC Filters are supposed to save lives by catching blood clots, but studies have found high rates of vein perforations and other devastating side effects.

/ August 9, 2017