19 Sick in E. coli Outbreak Linked to Philadelphia Restaurants

19 Sick in E. coli Outbreak Linked to Philadelphia Restaurants

An outbreak of E. coli in Philadelphia has infected at least 19 people, likely from "a few shared restaurant exposures," according to the Philadelphia Department of Public Health.

/ September 24, 2019
Texas Extends Sex Abuse Lawsuit Time-Limit to 30 Years

Texas Extends Sex Abuse Lawsuit Time-Limit to 30 Years

Lawmakers in Texas have doubled the statute-of-limitations for sex abuse lawsuits to 30 years after the survivor turns 18 years old.

/ September 23, 2019
Breast Cancer Drugs Linked to Deadly Lung Inflammation

Breast Cancer Drugs Linked to Deadly Lung Inflammation

Health officials are warning about rare but severe cases of lung inflammation linked to the breast cancer drugs Ibrance® (palbociclib), Kisqali® (ribociclib), and Verzenio® (abemaciclib).

/ September 20, 2019
JUUL in Deep Shit for Marketing Vapes to Kids in School

JUUL in Deep Shit for Marketing Vapes to Kids in School

The FDA has sent a warning to JUUL Labs for advertising e-cigarettes to kids in school as "totally safe" alternatives to nicotine cigarettes.

/ September 19, 2019
Kansas Patient Dies in Sixth Vaping-Related Lung Illness

Kansas Patient Dies in Sixth Vaping-Related Lung Illness

Six people have died of a severe lung illness that is linked to vaping, with the most recent death reported in Kansas.

/ September 18, 2019
General Mills Recalls 5-Lb. Gold Medal Flour for E. coli Risk

General Mills Recalls 5-Lb. Gold Medal Flour for E. coli Risk

General Mills has recalled 5-pound bags of Gold Medal® Unbleached All-Purpose Flour with a "better if used by" date of September 6, 2020, due to a potential risk of E. coli contamination.

/ September 17, 2019
Zantac Class Action Lawsuit

Zantac Class Action Lawsuit Accuses Sanofi of Hiding Cancer Risk

A class action lawsuit accuses Sanofi of selling Zantac® heartburn drugs with 26,000-times the FDA-approved limit of NDMA, a cancer-causing chemical impurity.

/ September 16, 2019
Zantac Lawsuit

Heartburn Drug Zantac Contaminated with Toxin Linked to Cancer: FDA Investigation

The widely-prescribed heartburn medication Zantac (generic: ranitidine) has been found to contain N-nitrosodimethylamine, or NDMA, a known human carcinogen (cancer-causing substance), according to an FDA press release published on Friday.

/ September 13, 2019
Trump Says "Don't Vape" and Readies Ban on Flavored E-Cigarettes

Trump Says “Don’t Vape” and Readies Ban on Flavored E-Cigarettes

President Donald Trump said he warned his 13 year-old son, "Don't vape," one day after saying his administration would ban the sale of most flavored e-cigarettes to curb their attractiveness to young people.

/ September 13, 2019
Tuna Recall Expands After Scombroid Illness Outbreak

Tuna Recall Expands After Scombroid Illness Outbreak

A recall has been expanded for wild-caught yellowfin tuna steaks after an outbreak of scombroid fish poisoning sickened at least 5 people.

/ September 12, 2019