Category: Health News

Abilify Gambling Class Action Lawsuit

Abilify Lawsuits for Gambling Addiction Centralized in MDL

The label on Abilify in Canada and Europe warned about uncontrollable urges to gamble and have sex as early as 2012 — but Americans were not warned until last year.

/ June 23, 2017
Philadelphia IVC Filter Lawsuit

IVC Filter Lawsuit Filed in Philadelphia

Rex Medical and Argon Medical Devices have been sued by a woman who suffered through two unsuccessful IVC filter retrieval procedures because her filter tilted, embedded in her vein, penetrated her vein into her liver, and fractured off two wire...

/ June 23, 2017
Flu Shot Only 42% Effective in 2016-2017 Flu Season

Flu Shot Didn’t Work for Seniors Last Winter, Data Shows

The flu shot worked in 42% of all ages groups last winter, but it was ineffective at preventing flu-related hospitalizations in adults over 65 years old.

/ June 22, 2017
Option ELITE IVC Filter Lawsuit Filed by Mississippi Woman

IVC Filter Lawsuit Filed Over Vein Perforation & Failed Retrieval

A woman who needed 3 surgeries to remove a "retrievable" IVC filter that got stuck in her vein has filed a lawsuit against the manufacturers.

/ June 22, 2017
American Airlines Uniform Recall for Health Hazard

American Airlines Dumps Uniforms After 5,000 Illnesses Reported

American Airlines dumped its uniform supplier Twin Hill after over 5,000 pilots and flight attendants reported allergic reactions, skin rashes, breathing problems, severely itchy eyes, and other illnesses.

/ June 21, 2017
A lawsuit has been filed by a Texas woman who was injured by a Celect® IVC Filter manufactured by Cook Medical. In recent years, studies have linked this device to a high risk of puncturing the vein.

Texas Woman Files Celect® IVC Filter Lawsuit

A lawsuit has been filed by a Texas woman who was injured by a Celect® IVC Filter manufactured by Cook Medical. In recent years, studies have linked this device to a high risk of puncturing the vein.

/ June 21, 2017
Muscle Building Supplements

FDA Issues Warning on Health Risks of Bodybuilding Supplements

As Americans, we are obsessed with the idea of a magic pill or potion that can transform our bodies into beach-ready shape over night. However, experts have found that many of these products contain illegal substances which can increase the...

/ June 21, 2017
hummus

Harris Teeter Recalls Hummus for Potential Listeria Contamination

Harris Teeter is voluntarily recalling Fresh Foods Market Artisan Pine Nuts Hummus over potential contamination with Listeria monocytogenes, a foodborne disease-causing bacterium.

/ June 20, 2017
Lawsuit for IVC Filter Blood Clot Side Effects

Iowa Woman Files G2® IVC Filter Lawsuit

A lawsuit has been filed against C.R. Bard for selling a defective blood clot filter that is associated with a 38% risk of breaking within 5 years.

/ June 20, 2017
One person died and six were hospitalized with Legionnaires' disease in the last 2 weeks on Manhattan's Upper East Side, according to health officials in New York City.

Deadly Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreak Reported in NYC

One person died and six were hospitalized with Legionnaires' disease in the last 2 weeks on Manhattan's Upper East Side, according to health officials in New York City.

/ June 19, 2017