Category: Health News

Is OxyContin’s 12-Hour Dosing Claim a Lie?

It's no secret that opioid painkillers are addictive. So why did OxyContin fuel an epidemic of abuse? Some say it doesn't actually last 12 hours, leaving many patients craving more — and Big Pharma knew it.

/ May 10, 2016

IVC Filter Lawsuits Filed Against Cook Medical, Boston Scientific

Over 750 lawsuits have been filed against multiple manufacturers of inferior vena cava (IVC) filters. Lawsuits claim the filters break, tilt, migrate, and perforate the heart or lungs.

/ May 10, 2016

Did Roundup Kill Jack McCall?

The family of a California farmer who died of non-Hodgkin lymphoma has filed a Roundup lawsuit against Monsanto.

/ May 9, 2016
White America Has a Drug Problem

White America Has a Drug Problem

The CDC wants all baby boomers to get tested for hepatitis C. We have a cure, but the drugs are extremely expensive. Is this healthcare bubble about to pop?

/ May 5, 2016

Compulsive Sex and Gambling Linked to Abilify, Says U.S. Food & Drug Administration

FDA warning links anti-psychotic drugs Abilify and Aristada with uncontrollable urges to eat, gamble, shop, and have sex.

/ May 4, 2016
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Baby Powder Cancer Lawsuit Goes to Trial in St. Louis

Two months after a jury in St. Louis awarded $72 million, a second trial is underway on behalf of a woman who developed ovarian cancer after using Johnson's Baby Powder for 40 years.

/ April 28, 2016