Category: Health News

Essure FDA Warnings

Bayer Pulls Essure Sterilization Device Off Market in Canada

Bayer's controversial sterilization implant Essure will no longer be sold in Canada.

/ July 21, 2017
Louisiana Man Files Bard IVC Filter Lawsuit

Arizona Man Files Retrievable IVC Filter Injury Lawsuit

Blood clot filters are supposed to save lives, but over 4,500 lawsuits have now been filed by people who were seriously injured by side effects. In many cases, "retrievable" filters were impossible to remove.

/ July 21, 2017
Chipotle food poisoning lawsuit settlements.

Chipotle Restaurant Closed Following Norovirus Scare: 130+ Illnesses Reported

A Chipotle Mexican Grill in Sterling, Virginia, has been identified as the likely source of a norovirus outbreak that has sickened more than 130 people.

/ July 21, 2017
A man who was injured by a G2® IVC Filter has filed a lawsuit accusing C.R. Bard of selling defective devices and downplaying risks. Studies now estimate that 38% of G2 IVC filters fracture in 5 years.

California Man Files G2® IVC Filter Lawsuit

A man who was injured by a G2® IVC Filter has filed a lawsuit accusing C.R. Bard of selling defective devices and downplaying risks. Studies now estimate that 38% of G2 IVC filters fracture in 5 years.

/ July 20, 2017
A man who was implanted with a defective Inferior Vena Cava (IVC) blood clot filter has filed a lawsuit against Cook Medical, joining a consolidated litigation involving around 2,350 lawsuits nationwide.

Idaho Man Files Celect® Blood Clot Filter Lawsuit

A man who was implanted with a defective Inferior Vena Cava (IVC) blood clot filter has filed a lawsuit against Cook Medical, joining a consolidated litigation involving around 2,350 lawsuits nationwide.

/ July 19, 2017
Coffee Beans

Herbal Coffee Recalled Over Potential Contamination with Viagra-Like Drug

Bestherbs Coffee LLC has issued a recall for its “New of Kopi Jantan Tradisional Natural Herbs Coffee” after an FDA analysis identified the presence of a drug that is similar to the active ingredient in Viagra.

/ July 18, 2017
Hot Dogs

More Than 7 Million Pounds of Hot Dogs Recalled for Bone Fragments

Marathon Enterprises Inc. is recalling millions of pounds of hot dogs and other beef and pork products after customers reported finding pieces of bone and cartilage in some of the foods, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety...

/ July 17, 2017
Louisiana Man Files Bard IVC Filter Lawsuit

Louisiana Man Files IVC Filter Lawsuit

Inferior Vena Cava (IVC) filters are supposed to prevent blood clots, but the longer they remain implanted, the higher the risk of causing blood clots or other life-threatening side effects. C.R. Bard is facing 2,000 lawsuits for allegedly downplaying safety...

/ July 14, 2017

Alabama Woman Files IVC Filter Lawsuit

A lawsuit has been filed against C.R. Bard on behalf of a woman who died after suffering serious injuries from an IVC blood clot filter.

/ July 13, 2017
Energy Drink Hepatitis Lawsuit

How Energy Drinks Affect the Body

More and more Americans are switching from coffee to energy drinks when they need a boost, but there’s a lot going on under that pop top and few of us understand exactly how they work. Here’s a look at some...

/ July 13, 2017