Category: Health News

1st Case Selected for Cook IVC Filter Trial in 2017

With over 650 federal IVC filter lawsuits now pending against Cook Medical, a judge has chosen the first case to go to trial next year.

/ July 25, 2016

FDA Investigates Hair Loss Linked to WEN Cleansing Conditioner

Hundreds of women experienced balding, hair loss, and skin reactions from WEN Cleansing Conditioner, sold on QVC by celebrity stylist Chaz Dean.

/ July 21, 2016
Lawyer for vena cava blood clot filter side effects.

Nearly 1,500 IVC Filter Lawsuits Filed in Federal Court

What happens when a medical device that is supposed to stop dangerous blood clots suddenly tilts, breaks, or moves somewhere else in your body?

/ July 15, 2016

5th Patient at Pittsburgh Hospital Dies of Mold Infection

A transplant patient who died from a fungal infection he got at a hospital in Pittsburgh has died, making him the 5th victim in an outbreak that began in 2014.

/ July 13, 2016

Nexium Lawsuit Filed in Tennessee

A man who developed severe kidney inflammation and needed dialysis after taking Nexium has filed a lawsuit.

/ July 7, 2016

$70 Million Awarded to Boy Who Grew Breasts After Taking Risperdal

A boy with gynecomastia who took Risperdal has been awarded $70 million by a jury in Philadelphia.

/ July 5, 2016

Option® IVC Filter Lawsuit Filed in Texas

A woman from Ohio who has an IVC filter permanently embedded in her body has sued the manufacturers for failing to warn about safety risks.

/ June 30, 2016

The Surprising Reason You Shouldn’t Eat Raw Dough

Eating raw dough can be deadly, even if it doesn't contain eggs. What's the problem? E. coli in your flour — and your kids' play-dough.

/ June 30, 2016
IKEA Re-Announces Dresser Recall After 8th Death

IKEA Recalls 29 Million Dressers After 6 Deaths

IKEA has recalled 29 million dressers after six children died and 36 more were injured in tip-over accidents.

/ June 29, 2016

Consumer Reports Highlights Kidney Risks of Nexium, Prilosec

Consumer Reports published two reports warning about the risk of severe kidney problems from anti-heartburn drugs used by millions of Americans.

/ June 27, 2016