Category: Health News

E-cigarette explosion

FDA Will Investigate E-Cig Battery Explosion Risk

There have been over 200 reports of e-cigarettes exploding when the lithium-ion batteries overheated. Just days ago, video cameras caught one exploding in the pocket of a man on a bus in California.

/ January 4, 2017
Blood Clot Filter Injury Lawsuit

California Woman Files Bard G2® X IVC Filter Lawsuit

A lawsuit has been filed by a woman who was injured by an implantable filter that is designed to catch blood clots and prevent pulmonary embolisms.

/ January 4, 2017
Eclipse IVC Filter Lawsuit

Michigan Woman Files Bard Eclipse® IVC Filter Lawsuit

C.R. Bard has been sued by a woman who was injured by a blood clot-catching filter that was recently withdrawn from the market without a recall.

/ January 3, 2017

Children of Obese Parents at Risk for Developmental Delays

Being overweight may not only affect your health but your child's development as well, according to a new study.

/ January 3, 2017
Energy Drink Side Effect Warning

U.S. Military Warns Troops Against Energy Drinks

After a study found that nearly half of U.S. troops consume energy drinks, military experts warn about side effects from over-indulging in a cocktail of caffeine, sugar, and mystery ingredients.

/ January 2, 2017
Blood Clot Filter Injury Lawyer in Wisconsin

Wisconsin Woman Files Bard Meridian® IVC Filter Lawsuit

Thousands of people who were injured by blood clot-catching filters have filed lawsuits. About half of the lawsuits involve filters made by C.R. Bard that were withdrawn from the market without recalls.

/ January 2, 2017
Catheter Injury Recall Lawsuit

Catheter Injury Lawsuits Increase After Slew of Recalls

Millions of catheters were recalled this year due to life-threatening safety risks. Lawsuits have been filed by people who were injured when the tip of the catheter broke off in their body.

/ December 30, 2016

Gastric Bypass Surgery Linked to Long-Lasting Digestive Problems

Most people who had a common weight-loss surgery experienced long-term digestive problems and could not eat certain foods, according to a recent study.

/ December 29, 2016

Hospitals Issue Infection Warning From Heart-Surgery Machine

Indiana hospitals are warning over 8,000 open-heart surgery patients they may be infected with a slow-growing bacteria from a contaminated machine that heats or cools the blood during surgery.

/ December 29, 2016

Meet Your Goals in 2017: How to Make Your New Year’s Resolutions Stick

From losing weight to spending more time with family, each year at the end of December people vow to stick to their New Year’s resolutions. Only problem is that very few actually succeed in accomplishing this feat. Here are five...

/ December 29, 2016