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FTC Cracks Down on Homeopathic Remedies

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is cracking down on homeopathic products that make bogus or misleading claims on their labels and advertisements. Will it change anything?

/ November 17, 2016

Marijuana Medicine: How Pot Can Help Treat Substance Abuse, Mental Health Disorders

Despite what your grandmother told you about marijuana being a “gateway drug” that can lead to more harmful substances, a new study has found that medical cannabis may have quite the opposite effect.

/ November 17, 2016
FDA Suspends Roundup Tests

FDA Stops Testing Food for Roundup

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has suspended testing of foods like milk, corn, soy, eggs, and popcorn for residues of glyphosate, the active ingredient in Monsanto's Roundup weed-killer.

/ November 16, 2016

Common Mosquito may Transmit Zika, Dengue Fever in Same Bite

Of the 200 types of mosquitoes found in the U.S., only Aedes aegypti, also known as the yellow fever mosquito, has been found to spread multiple viruses including Zika and dengue fever, possibly at the same time.

/ November 16, 2016
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Filters & Fractures: The Ongoing Saga of IVC Filters

Ray Rennell knew he was having a heart attack. Awoken in the dead of a cold November night by searing chest pain, he was, in a word, terrified. Would he make it to the phone to call 911? Would he...

/ November 15, 2016
Texas IVC Filter Lawsuit

Texas Woman Files Bard G2® IVC Filter Lawsuit

A lawsuit has been filed by a woman who was injured by a blood clot-catching filter that has been linked to a 40% 5-year fracture risk. It was pulled off the market in 2010 with no recall.

/ November 15, 2016

Vitamin D may Improve Survival in Breast Cancer Patients: Study

High levels of vitamin D in the blood may significantly improve odds of survival in up to one-third of women diagnosed with breast cancer, according to a new study published in JAMA Oncology.

/ November 14, 2016
California Man Files Bard Blood Clot Filter Lawsuit

California Man Files Bard G2® IVC Filter Lawsuit

A lawsuit has been filed by a man who was injured by a blood clot filter that has a 40% 5-year risk of fracturing. It was pulled off the market in 2010.

/ November 10, 2016

Does Trump Victory Mean the End of Obamacare?

Donald Trump has vowed for months to repeal the Affordable Care Act, better known as Obamacare, if elected. Now that he has secured the nomination, the question is whether he’ll be able to completely repeal the law in the event...

/ November 9, 2016
Bard IVC Filter Lawsuit Filed in MDL

Virginia Woman Files Bard Meridian® IVC Filter Lawsuit

A woman from Virginia who was injured by a blood clot filter that was recently pulled off the market by C.R. Bard has joined a nationwide litigation with over 1,000 lawsuits.

/ November 9, 2016