Wonderful Pistachios Not So Wonderful With Salmonella

Wonderful Pistachios were linked to an outbreak of Salmonella in March. Now the FDA wants proof the company made changes to fix the problem and prevent another outbreak.

/ October 17, 2016

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Banned on Flights in U.S., Europe and Asia

At least eight international airlines are prohibiting Samsung Note 7 smartphones on their flights over concerns that the devices can overheat, catch fire and even explode. The ban means that travelers will also be unable to carry the phones in...

/ October 17, 2016
Talc Cancer Lawsuits

Baby Powder Lawsuits Centralized in MDL

Over 2,000 women who were diagnosed with cancer after using talcum powder have filed lawsuits against Johnson & Johnson for failing to warn about the risk.

/ October 14, 2016
Home Loan Discrimination Pregnancy

Denied a Mortgage Due to Pregnancy? Not So Fast

It is illegal to deny a home loan to a woman because she is pregnant or on maternity leave, but it happens all the time — and victims of discrimination may be entitled to compensation.

/ October 14, 2016
AndroGel

No Benefits of Testosterone for ‘Low T’ Found in Clinical Trials: Study

Men who take testosterone supplements for cardiovascular, sexual and physical function aren’t likely to see any benefits, according to a new study published in the medical journal PLOS ONE.

/ October 14, 2016
Abilify Lawsuits MDL

Abilify Lawsuits Centralized in MDL

Lawsuits filed by people who took the anti-psychotic drug Abilify (aripiprazole) and became addicted to gambling have been consolidated under one judge in Florida.

/ October 13, 2016
Heater-Cooler Infection FDA Warning

Open-Heart Surgery Device Linked to Deadly Infections

Did you recently have open-heart surgery? You may have been exposed to a deadly bacteria from a machine that kept you warm. The bacteria can take months or even years to cause symptoms.

/ October 13, 2016

FDA Reaffirms Safety of Xarelto in A-Fib Patients

After a comprehensive review, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has concluded that Xarelto (generic: rivaroxaban) is a safe and effective alternative to warfarin in patients with atrial fibrillation (a-fib).

/ October 13, 2016

FDA: Homeopathic Teething Tablets Linked to 10 Baby Deaths

Hyland's and CVS pull all homeopathic teething products — 400 injuries and 10 deaths linked to "deadly nightshade" belladonna poisoning since 1st FDA warning in 2010.

/ October 12, 2016

Dentist Office Water Lines Linked to Infection Outbreak

An infection outbreak in California is raising awareness about bacteria contamination in plastic water-lines dentists use to rinse your mouth.

/ October 12, 2016