FieldTurf Artificial Turf

Report: Turf Company Knew Fields Fell Apart, Sold Them Anyway

A company that made millions selling high-end artificial turf fields to U.S. taxpayers and school districts knew they might not last 10 years, as advertised. Critics say the rubber infill may also contain lead and toxic chemicals that could harm...

/ December 6, 2016
Flavored E-Cigarette Liquids May Be Hazardous

Flavored E-Cigarette Liquids May Be Hazardous

A new study has found that flavoring chemicals in e-cigarette liquids produce dangerous levels of carcinogens when they are vaped.

/ December 5, 2016
IVC Filter Lawsuit Filed in Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania Man Files Bard Recovery® IVC Filter Lawsuit

C.R. Bard has been sued by a man who was injured by a blood clot filter that is linked to a 40% 5.5-year fracture risk. It was pulled off the market in 2005, but never recalled.

/ December 5, 2016
That Expensive New Cancer Drug Might Not Work

That Expensive New Cancer Drug Might Not Work

At least 50% of cancer drugs that were fast-tracked to patients by the FDA from 2008-2012 did not help them live longer or better lives. The most expensive drug also worsened quality of life. Even when these medications do not...

/ December 2, 2016
Lawsuit Filed in Nevada for Bard Meridian IVC Filter

C.R. Bard Hit With Meridian® IVC Filter Injury Lawsuit

Over 1,100 injury lawsuits have been filed over C.R. Bard blood clot filters. The latest case involves a filter that was pulled off the market in 2013 without a recall.

/ December 2, 2016

World AIDS Day 2016: Scientific Breakthroughs Bring Hope for Cure

Thursday marked the 28th anniversary of World AIDS Day, an international health campaign dedicated to promoting HIV/AIDS awareness, as well as mourning those who have died from the disease. Here are four scientific breakthroughs that give reason to believe a...

/ December 2, 2016
Pinnacle Hip Implant Lawsuit

[BREAKING] $1 Billion Awarded in Metal Hip Implant Trial

Six people who were injured by a metal-on-metal hip implant made by Johnson & Johnson were awarded over $1 billion by a federal jury in Dallas, Texas.

/ December 1, 2016
Risperdal Gynecomastia Lawsuit Settlements

J&J Faces 13,000 Risperdal Lawsuits Over “Man Boobs”

Juries have awarded $75 million to boys who were prescribed Risperdal "off-label" as young children and grew female breasts, a condition also known as gynecomastia.

/ December 1, 2016
food-allergies

Are Food Allergies on the Rise? Experts Conflicted

More Americans than ever say they have severe food allergies, but the fact is there’s little evidence to support this claim, according to a panel of experts.

/ December 1, 2016

21st Century Cures Act Fails to Address Off-Label Marketing

The House of Representatives passed the 21st Century Cures Act, sending it to the Senate. Lawmakers eliminated a provision addressing the "off-label" marketing debate raging between the FDA and the pharmaceutical industry.

/ November 30, 2016