Category: Health News

Flavored E-Cigarette Liquids May Be Hazardous

Flavored E-Cigarette Liquids May Be Hazardous

A new study has found that flavoring chemicals in e-cigarette liquids produce dangerous levels of carcinogens when they are vaped.

/ December 5, 2016
IVC Filter Lawsuit Filed in Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania Man Files Bard Recovery® IVC Filter Lawsuit

C.R. Bard has been sued by a man who was injured by a blood clot filter that is linked to a 40% 5.5-year fracture risk. It was pulled off the market in 2005, but never recalled.

/ December 5, 2016
That Expensive New Cancer Drug Might Not Work

That Expensive New Cancer Drug Might Not Work

At least 50% of cancer drugs that were fast-tracked to patients by the FDA from 2008-2012 did not help them live longer or better lives. The most expensive drug also worsened quality of life. Even when these medications do not...

/ December 2, 2016
Lawsuit Filed in Nevada for Bard Meridian IVC Filter

C.R. Bard Hit With Meridian® IVC Filter Injury Lawsuit

Over 1,100 injury lawsuits have been filed over C.R. Bard blood clot filters. The latest case involves a filter that was pulled off the market in 2013 without a recall.

/ December 2, 2016

World AIDS Day 2016: Scientific Breakthroughs Bring Hope for Cure

Thursday marked the 28th anniversary of World AIDS Day, an international health campaign dedicated to promoting HIV/AIDS awareness, as well as mourning those who have died from the disease. Here are four scientific breakthroughs that give reason to believe a...

/ December 2, 2016
food-allergies

Are Food Allergies on the Rise? Experts Conflicted

More Americans than ever say they have severe food allergies, but the fact is there’s little evidence to support this claim, according to a panel of experts.

/ December 1, 2016
Tests Find Glyphosate in 29 Snack Foods and Cereals

Tests Find Glyphosate in 29 Snack Foods and Cereals

Roundup weed-killer residues were found in Cheerios, Doritos, Pita Chips, Oreos, and dozens of other American snack foods.

/ November 30, 2016

LASIK Eye Surgeries May Cause New Vision Problems

Three months after LASIK eye surgery, nearly 50% of patients reported new vision problems they did not have before, according to a U.S. government study.

/ November 29, 2016
Vena Cava Filter Side Effect Lawsuit Filed Against Cook Medical

Arizona Man Files Cook Celect® IVC Filter Lawsuit

A man who was injured by a blood clot filter that is associated with high rates of perforation has filed a lawsuit against Cook Medical, joining over 1,175 similar lawsuits.

/ November 29, 2016
Belladonna - Deadly Nightshade

CVS Recalls Homeopathic Products for Kids Due to Belladonna

CVS recalls more homeopathic teething tablets and ear drops for kids after the FDA finds inconsistent amounts of belladonna, also known as "deadly nightshade."

/ November 28, 2016