Category: Health News

FDA: Homeopathic Teething Tablets Linked to 10 Baby Deaths

Hyland's and CVS pull all homeopathic teething products — 400 injuries and 10 deaths linked to "deadly nightshade" belladonna poisoning since 1st FDA warning in 2010.

/ October 12, 2016

Dentist Office Water Lines Linked to Infection Outbreak

An infection outbreak in California is raising awareness about bacteria contamination in plastic water-lines dentists use to rinse your mouth.

/ October 12, 2016

More Ice Cream Recalled Over Listeria in Cookie Dough

At least four companies have issued recalls for ice cream products that contain cookie dough pieces that may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, a bacterium that causes severe foodborne illness.

/ October 12, 2016

FDA: Bad Batteries on St. Jude Defibrillators Run Out in 24 Hrs

After two deaths, St. Jude and the FDA warn that bad batteries on nearly 400,000 implantable cardiac defibrillators can run out in 24 hours.

/ October 11, 2016

Costco Chicken Salad Recalled Due to Salmonella Risk

Four Salmonella illnesses are being blamed on rotisserie chicken salad sold at a Costco store in Lynwood, Washington, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS).

/ October 11, 2016

Nestlé Recalls Drumstick Ice Cream Cones After Listeria Test

Nestlé issued a nationwide recall for some Drumstick ice cream cones that may be contaminated with Listeria. No illnesses have been reported.

/ October 10, 2016
Cook Celect IVC Filter Lawsuit Filed by Idaho Man

Blood Clot Filter Lawsuit Filed Against Cook Medical

A man from Idaho who was injured by an IVC filter has sued Cook Medical for failing to warn about its risks, joining over 900 people who filed similar lawsuits.

/ October 6, 2016

Judges Centralize Roundup Lawsuits in MDL in California

A panel of federal judges have created a Multi-District Litigation (MDL No. 2741) to centralize dozens of Roundup lawsuits into the Northern District of California under U.S. District Judge Vince Chhabria.

/ October 4, 2016
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Option IVC Filter Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed in Pennsylvania

A wrongful death lawsuit has been filed by the wife of a man who died 2 weeks after he was implanted with the Option IVC filter made by Rex Medical and Argon Medical Devices.

/ October 3, 2016

3rd Baby Powder Cancer Trial Underway in St. Louis

Jury selection is underway in St. Louis for the 3rd trial involving a woman who developed ovarian cancer after using Johnson's baby powder.

/ September 30, 2016