Category: Health News

Label on Abilify Updated With Gambling Addiction Warnings

The new label will warn that patients on Abilify may not realize compulsive behaviors are unusual. Doctors should specifically ask about any new or intense urges to gamble, shop, eat, or have sex.

/ September 2, 2016

FDA Warns Against Mixing Pain Pills and Sedatives

The FDA has strengthened warnings about the risk of death from mixing opiate painkillers with benzodiazepines.

/ September 1, 2016
Lawsuits filed for people injured by the Günther Tulip IVC Filter

Günther Tulip® Vena Cava Filter Lawsuit Filed in MDL

A lawsuit has been filed against Cook Medical by a man who was injured by the Günther Tulip® Vena Cava Filter.

/ August 31, 2016
IVC Filter Injury Lawsuit

Oregon Woman Files Cook Celect® Vena Cava Filter Lawsuit

Cook Medical is facing over 800 lawsuits in a consolidated federal litigation in Indiana. The 1st trials are set for 2017.

/ August 26, 2016

Günther Tulip IVC Filter Lawsuit Filed Against Cook Medical

A man from Texas has filed an IVC filter lawsuit against Cook Medical in a litigation involving over 800 similar cases.

/ August 25, 2016
Man from Virginia files Cook Celect IVC filter lawsuit.

Virginia Man Files Cook Celect® IVC Filter Lawsuit

A man who was injured by an IVC filter has joined a federal litigation involving more than 800 lawsuits against Cook Medical.

/ August 24, 2016

Alfalfa Sprouts Recalled After Salmonella Sickens 30

Sprouts Extraordinaire has recalled alfalfa sprouts after an outbreak of Salmonella sickened 30 people in nine states.

/ August 12, 2016

Nearly 100 Women Join Essure Lawsuit

An Essure lawsuit has been filed in Illinois on behalf of 98 women who experienced severe side effects.

/ August 11, 2016

FDA Investigates Viagra Skin Cancer Risk

The FDA is deciding whether to issue warnings about melanoma, an aggressive type of skin cancer that has been linked to erectile dysfunction drugs like Viagra and Cialis.

/ August 10, 2016
1st Group Lawsuit Filed for Power Pressure Cooker Explosions

Pressure Cooker Explosion Lawsuits Filed Against Tristar

Tristar Products, Inc., the "As Seen on TV" giant, is being sued for selling a pressure cooker that can allegedly explode and eject boiling hot food that causes severe burns.

/ August 9, 2016