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Johnson & Johnson Baby Powder Recall

October 20, 2019   |  
Johnson & Johnson has issued the first-ever recall of its popular baby powder after the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) discovered evidence of asbestos contamination. For years, Johnson & Johnson has denied allegations that its talc-based baby powder was contaminated with the potentially cancer-causing substance. In recent years, Johnson &...
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Chemical Pneumonia From Vaping

October 17, 2019   |  
As the EVALI outbreak continues across the United States (e-cigarette and vaping product use associated lung injury), many e-cigarette users have developed chemical pneumonia. What is chemical pneumonia? Chemical pneumonia is a dangerous form of pneumonia that can develop after inhaling chemicals that can inflame the lungs. Many chemicals can...
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EVALI – E-Cigarette & Vaping Product Use Associated Lung Injury

October 16, 2019   |  
What is EVALI? Following hundreds of reported cases and multiple deaths, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has formally named the mysterious illness associated with JUUL and other e-cigarette use (otherwise known as “vaping”). The e-cigarette-related lung illness has been named EVALI, which stands for “e-cigarette or vaping...
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Zantac Cancer Risk and Potential Recall for NDMA

October 1, 2019   |  
Does Zantac cause cancer? With evidence indicating a possible cancer risk, Walgreens, CVS and Rite-Aid have stopped selling Zantac and ranitidine, a generic version of the popular heartburn medication. Many people are asking "I heard the Zantac I've been taking could cause Cancer. Is that true?" According to a review...
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JUUL Stops Advertising as Potential JUUL Lawsuits Loom

September 25, 2019   |  
JUUL announced it will stop advertising in the United States as the manufacturer grapples with a string of deaths reportedly connected to vaping and the government weighs a total ban on flavored e-cigarettes. In particular, JUUL will end its “Make the Switch” campaign that implies that e-cigarettes are far safer...
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Baby Powder Lawsuits Update: Johnson & Johnson Ordered to Pay $37.3 Million

September 23, 2019   |  
Johnson & Johnson suffered a stinging defeat in a New Jersey courtroom this week when a jury ordered the company to pay $37.3 million over allegations its baby powder caused cancer. Johnson & Johnson is facing thousands of lawsuits alleging that asbestos-contaminated talcum powder caused mesothelioma and ovarian cancer. In...
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Can JUUL cause cancer?

September 18, 2019   |  
With multiple deaths reportedly connected to e-cigarette usage (also known as “vaping”), health experts are taking a closer look at the long-term health risks associated with devices like JUULs. One of the most urgent questions is this: Can JUUL cause cancer? Though e-cigarettes do not burn tobacco, the liquid inside...
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Purdue Pharma Reaches Tentative Opioid Lawsuit Settlement

September 13, 2019   |  
Purdue Pharma, the maker of OxyContin, has reached a tentative settlement with 27 states and territories in a lawsuit alleging the opioid manufacturer helped fuel the opioid crisis. The deal is valued at nearly $12 billion. Despite the announcement, 20 other state attorneys general have not agreed to the deal....
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Johnson & Johnson Aims for Dismissal of Talcum Powder Lawsuits

August 8, 2019   |  
A Kentucky jury has rejected claims that Johnson & Johnson talc-based baby powder contained asbestos and caused a woman’s mesothelioma. This is the sixth straight win for Johnson & Johnson in court in recent months, and a spokeswoman for the company said it is “pleased” with the decision. According to...
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Roundup Lawsuit Update: Bayer Would Consider “Reasonable” Settlement

August 1, 2019   |  
Roundup lawsuits are piling up, and a potential settlement may be on the horizon. According to Bayer, which acquired Roundup-manufacturer Monsanto in 2018, the company now faces more than 18,000 lawsuits alleging that its popular weed killer causes cancer. Monsanto has lost three high-profile Roundup cancer lawsuits in recent months,...
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